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Senior Research Chemist, Optical Monomers and Coatings

Company: PPG Coatings Deutschland GmbH
Location: Monroeville
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

Senior Research Chemist, Optical Monomers and Coatings As a Senior Research Chemist in PPG's Optical Monomers and Coatings business, you will support Research and Development activities and front-end innovation of new OMC products through small molecule and polymer synthesis and lens casting. You will drive new product development through hands-on laboratory experimentation that enables commercialization of optical materials; often by working directly with customers! Key Responsibilities

  • Support research and development activities for the development and commercialization of new optical materials.
  • Act as the project leader on development efforts utilizing experience or the best technology available from any source.
  • Tackle technical problems through the application of appropriate scientific, experimental, and statistical methods.
  • Apply fundamental chemistry knowledge and conducting laboratory work to accelerate new product development and introduction to customers, including formulation and testing of new optical materials.
  • Lead efforts focused on and in support of product optimization, process development, and qualification testing for prospective customers.
  • Use best-available synthetic methodologies to generate low-cost, high-yield routes to new and existing optical materials. Qualifications
    • Ph.D. degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or a relevant technical field, such as Physics, Materials Science or Polymer Science with 3+ years of relevant industrial experience.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills, including customer-facing exposure and ability to convey technical understanding to international audiences.
    • Experienced detailing and communicating research findings and/or performance testing results via detailed technical reports and publications.
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a multi-functional team in a complex, agile, fast paced environment.
    • Successful track record of applying statistical tools for DOE and data analysis. About us: 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 www.ppg.com 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: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/ 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 recruiting@ppg.com. PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com 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. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf EEO is the Law Supplement: http://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf My Profile Create and manage profiles for future opportunities. --- Monroeville, Pennsylvania, United States of America --- Monroeville, Pennsylvania, United States of America --- Monroeville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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