As a Senior Development Chemist, you will develop new global
product platforms for Industrial & Automotive Powder Market
segments; encompassing formulation design, preparation and
application of coatings. You'll also test these coatings against a
wide range of specifications and customer requirements from
different global regions. If you enjoy hands on product development
work; you're going to love the working environment of our Global
Powder Coatings Center of Excellence lab in Cleveland Ohio!
* Plan and execute projects, using an experienced level of
technical competence and communicate results through written and
verbal summaries, coatings reports, test drill presentations and
gate review updates. * Analyze and interpret experimental results
effectively to chip in to the development of new and improved
Powder product platforms. * Work closely with regional labs to
understand their needs and how to incorporate these needs into new
product platforms and drive technology transfer to accelerate
localization and customization. * Coordinate related activities
including synthesis, regulatory evaluation and application. *
Create and share ideas for innovative new powder coating systems
and application processes to champion scientific exchange with
technical associates globally. * Use project results to develop
robust products that can be launched efficiently at key customers.
Assist in launch activities as required. * Build and maintain a
network with commercial and technical teams to communicate progress
on projects and understand future needs. * Train new associates in
daily activities and provide supervision and mentoring for
designated professional and supporting personnel such as other lab
technicians and chemists, interns, or technical visitors from other
* PHD +3, Masters +8, or Bachelors + 10 years of relevant
product development experience. * Required a degree in a technical
field such as Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science or
Chemical Engineering. * Relevant work experience in powder
coatings. * Outstanding project management and organizational
skills with the ability to prioritize. * Experience with
experimental design (DOE) and problem solving. * Excellent
cross-cultural communication; and a strong desire to work in a
dynamic global environment. * Travel will be <10%.
Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the
highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with
the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than
yesterday - everyday.
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