PPG Industries Lab Technician in Mojave, California
AtPPG(NYSE: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 and reported net sales of $15.3 billion in 2015. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com .
Key Responsibilities *
Responsible for executing all assigned testing in accordance with defined laboratory procedures, test methods, and good laboratory practice. Accurately reads and interprets specifications; performs appropriate physical/chemical tests on products and materials. Operates laboratory equipment and/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 internal product and/or customer specifications. Informs management regarding non- conforming material or products. May be assigned to perform calibration of inspection, measuring and testing equipment and coordinate the calibration function with the Quality Systems/Documentation team." Participates in performing an impartial internal audit when required . Applies all laboratory safety procedures. Participates in 5 S activities. Complies with Health, Safety, and Environmental requirements at all times and notifies management of violations of these policies. Performs other tasks or projects as assigned.
Experience and Education *
Minimum 2-year of college chemistry and/or math or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. 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 laboratory equipment 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 email@example.com .
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Title: Lab Technician
Requisition ID: 1600006207