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Powder Coatings Application Specialist

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Strongsville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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 customer.

Key Responsibilities

* 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


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.


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 and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way

Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical 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.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We 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 businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

PPG vision:

We are One PPG:

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. 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 receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

Pay Transparency poster: English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

EEO is the Law:

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Keywords: PPG Industries, Inc., Strongsville , Powder Coatings Application Specialist, Other , Strongsville, Ohio

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