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PPG Industries

Lab Technician

PPG Industries - Kennesaw, GA

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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 theme 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.  

Key Responsibilities

Accurately reads and interprets specifications; performs appropriate physical tests on productsand materials. Operates laboratory equipment or performs procedures for viscosity, flow,  cure, hardness, density or other physical tests. Records data on manual or computerized systems.Interprets test results with regard to product or customer specifications. Informs management regarding non-conforming material or products. Applies all laboratorysafety procedures. Participates in 5 S activities. Complies with Health, Safety, and Environmental requirements at all times. Performs other tasks as assigned.

 ','!*!Experience and Education

High school degree or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Chemistry degree desired.Must have at least one year of laboratory experience

 

Functional and Technical Skills

Must be able to effectively read, write, and communicate in English. Must be able to effectively operate electronic , mechanical or manual laboratoryequipment requiring precise adjustment of controls for valid results. Must be able to perform complex level of mathematical operations. Must be able to operate a personal computer and perform accurate data entry operations. Must be able to wear required PPE with or without reasonable accommodation.

 

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 Industries, Inc. 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.

This position requires the use of, or access to, information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations. Accordingly, only U.S. Citizens, Green Card holders and political asylees or refugees are eligible to apply.

  To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdfhttps://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

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Location: Kennesaw, GA

Company Profile:
PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. 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. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).