Process Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



As the Process Engineer, you will create plant production versions and improve formula manufacturability at Architectural USCA Paint Plants. This position is a strong liaison between R&D and Manufacturing, and will lead collaboration among the cross functional teams to address various production obstacles. If you are passionate about chemical engineering, like to be a hands-on team player, and enjoy problem solving, then this may be the career challenge for you!Key Responsibilities:* Create plant formula production versions from R&D recipes* Plant solve and repair plant 'distressed batches'* Optimize formulas and process to improve plant First Run Capability (FRC), reduce Factory Rejected Batches (FRB's), reduce Out of Spec Approvals (OOS).* Lead and/or support various process engineering projects geared toward understanding and improving manufacturing processes (e.g., Thindown agitation assessments)* Provide backup support and make use of the paint pilot plant to support above* To fulfill these functions, you will learn and gain thorough knowledge of each production sites' manufacturing layout, delivery systems, and process control systems along with paint technologies and chemistry.Qualifications:* Bachelor's Degree in related engineering or scientific field required. Focus on Chemical Engineering strongly preferred.* 3 years of related experience required.* Strong analytical and problem solving skills* High degree of initiative.* Strong communication and leadership skills with ability to influence different departments and levels of organization.* Solid understanding of quality tools: flowcharting, pareto analysis, process mapping, fishbone analysis and / or six-sigma are also expected.* Good statistical analysis skills and commitment to continuous improvement.* Position is based in Huron, OH and will require approximately 20% travel to other PPG plants.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.PPG: WE PROTECT AND BEAUTIFY THE WORLD™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 WayEvery 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.aspxWe 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.Pay Transparency poster: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_ English_formattedESQA508c.pdfEEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfEEO is the Law Supplement: http://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf

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