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Lead Synthetic Chemist

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Burbank
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description - Lead Synthetic Chemist (JOBREQ1800088403) Lead Synthetic Chemist Requisition ID : JOBREQ1800088403 Primary Location United States of America-California-Burbank-USA - Burbank R&D Center Organization Aerospace Products Schedule Full-time Job Posting Mar 3, 2023, 5:36:58 PM We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to join our team as a Lead Synthetic Chemist in our Burbank, California location; reporting to the Associate Director of Advanced Technology. As a Lead Synthetic Chemist, you will lead the synthesis, manufacture, and development of in-house polymers for use in coatings, sealants and adhesives. You will be trained and developed into our key Burbank synthesis expert; working alongside our current synthetic chemists. -You will use your creativity, work ethic, and professionalism, to work across different functions within the company. You will be responsible for in-house R&D, production line support, and new resin development, which will lead to patent applications. This role will involve working closely with other business units within the company to support core projects and cross-business unit development. -Key Responsibilities - -Lead the synthesis, manufacture, and development of in-house polymers. -Oversee in-house R&D, manufacturing line support, and new resin development, which will lead to patent applications. -Work closely with other business units within the company to support core projects and cross-business unit development. -Create new polymers from commercially available raw materials. -Understand structure-property relationship of polymers. -Understand surface phenomenon, including adhesion, and how it relates to the coatings/sealants/adhesives adhesion on different surfaces. -Based on needs the business you may be asked to support research efforts related to other materials science projects. -Qualifications -PhD in organic chemistry or polymer chemistry -3 or more years of relevant experience in synthesis and polymer chemistry -In-depth understanding of chemical structures-property relationship -Familiarity with intellectual property protection and patent filing. -Must be a U.S. citizen or Green Card holder to be eligible for this role. -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, 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. -

Keywords: PPG Industries, Inc., Burbank , Lead Synthetic Chemist, Other , Burbank, California

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