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Quality Assurance Technician III

PPG Industries
Springdale, PA 15144
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The Quality Assurance Lab Technician position is in support of the Large Batch cells at the Springdale Plant. This position performs complex chemical and physical tests on all intermediates, in-process and finished goods, to ensure property conformance to established quality standards. As a member of the team, the candidate will have responsibility to produce quality work with speed and accuracy. Tests performed include: panel preparation, viscosity, total solids, weight per gallon, physical properties and color matching. The Technician must also maintain detailed records of test results using the computer software, perform statistical evaluations, calculate batch adjustments and approve batches for production manufacturing.

Experience and Education

  • Candidate must have a high school diploma or equivalent and successful completion of one year of chemistry and algebra.
  • Preferred candidates will have post high school advanced chemistry and at least two years of experience as a lab technician and at least 3 months of experience with PPG paint products as a lab technician.

Functional and Technical Skills

  • Good analytical skills, attention to detail, accuracy, ability to follow directions and verbal communication skills are all needed.
  • Basic computer knowledge, Windows, DOS, tandem and color matching experience would be helpful.
  • Successful completion of the Technician test battery is required.

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers 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, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing ppgaap@ppg.com .

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:


Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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