As a Color Science Manager, you'll lead critical projects and
project teams driving color improvements and innovation for
Automotive Refinish paints & coatings. The work you do will have a
direct impact on PPG's end to end digital strategy and organic
- Lead Color Science Team by executing color innovation
- Develop algorithms to support color difference measurement,
color tolerances, color matching process, variation creation
- Benchmark competitive color workflows and work in partnerships
with equipment vendors to develop and test new technology, and
develop IP protected solutions.
- Lead Intellectual Property activities by closely researching
the patent activity of competitors in any area that are pertinent
to color and refinish; ensure that action is taken to defend the
infringement of PPG Patents.
- Lead research and development of color mathematics and
algorithms for color related refinish paint formulation and
adjustment for both solid and effect pigmentations.
- Develop state of the art laboratory practices for color
matching samples and customer facing electronic color tools for
finding and/or formulating refinish paint.
- Conduct research projects with other business units and
- Support regional sales, marketing & training teams in the
introduction of new color technologies.
- A Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as chemistry,
physics, mathematics, or chemical engineering is required; advanced
- Knowledgeable and experienced in color theory, color
technology, relevant light physics, and color identification
equipment. Good understanding of automotive refinish technology
- Minimum of 3 years relevant leadership experience covering a
range of technical, project management, and color activities in the
- Strong project management and data analysis skills.
- Moderate understanding of Calculus and Linear Algebra, Matrix
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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Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG
helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products,
and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces
in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit
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solutions that make a difference.
We are "One PPG" to the world.
We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to
reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we
differentiate and disrupt our markets.
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We make it happen.
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decide and act intelligently and quickly.
We run it like we own it.
We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We
always act in the best interest of our company, customers,
shareholders and our communities.
We do better today than yesterday - everyday.
We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our
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We offer an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an
environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees,
creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the
ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will
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