As a Powder Coatings Application Specialist you will be
responsible for working as a part of the Powder Applications team
as a part of the Powder Regional Technical organization. The Powder
Application Specialist will be focused on the application support
that will be used to drive growth of PPG's low temperature cure
powder platforms. You will work closely with the formulation team
to determine application windows for both the development of new
products and the testing and validation of existing products being
tested for new uses. This individual will be required to support
application trials and product launches by working with the
Commercial and Business Development Teams to ensure success at the
* Must have excellent communication skills and the ability to
work closely with Chemist and Technicians from the Technical Team
along with working closely with Commercial Team * Ability to solve
problems creatively and innovatively * Ability to complete projects
according to outlined scope within the established timeline *
Travel to customer lines for trials and launches * Work with the
PPG Coating Services Team to help develop application solutions new
customers looking to establish new low cure powder application
lines. * Lead formal and informal training sessions for PPG
technical service reps and customers in the application of powder
on heat sensitive substrates * Attend relevant trade shows in
alignment with the business strategy to promote the use of powder
on heat sensitive substrates
* B.S. in chemistry, engineering, or equivalent scientific
degree preferred or 10+ years of direct experience in powder
coating application * Experience with Low Temperature Cure Powder
application on heat sensitive substrates is desired Excellent
analytical skills * Strong interpersonal skills and extremely
resourceful * Skilled ability to solve problems and identify root
cause(s) using business process improvement tools
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