Senior Research Chemist
Posted on Apr 6, 2021 by PPG Industries
As a Senior Research Chemist on our CIC Architectural Coatings R&D team in Allison Park, you will be developing new products and capabilities that can be used globally through fundamental understanding of formulation and application. You will work closely with formulators, chemists, and engineers of adjacent teams to assist in the growth and development of Architectural Coatings across segments such as paint, stain, and specialty products!
Taking initiative to identify innovation white spaces and lead multi-functional, cross-SBU technical projects with a global perspective
Planning, directing, coordinating, and conducting the experimental work to meet project goals
Creating a collaborative and inclusive work environment by proactively sharing knowledge and expertise within the team and with collaborators
Guiding the experimentation of junior research personnel as a functional manager
Being a role model and upholding safety standards for the team: wear appropriate personal protective equipment, follow safety guidelines, and proactively suggest safety improvements
Using DOE and statistical analysis for Architectural coating investigations and experimentation
Communicating results to company leadership, customers, and at conferences as appropriate
Creating Intellectual Property and contributing to intellectual property landscape activities
A bachelor's degree in chemistry or related fields of science and engineering, and 7 or more years of industrial experience
Or a PhD in chemistry or related fields, and 2 or more years of industrial experience is desired
Fluent in Design of Experiments and track record of successful application to projects
Track record of projects which create business value is desired
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