Plant Chemist - Liquid Plants Division at PPG INDUSTRIES INC

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Oak Creek, Wisconsin

Job Description:

As Plant Chemist- Liquid Paints, you will be responsible for improvement efforts, communicating across multiple teams, driving accountability, influencing and motivating team members while ensuring quality engineering and achieving product quality and QMS Compliance. You will lead and contribute at the Oak Creek plant and report to the Plant Manager.

*PPG offers excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits; Paid Vacation, Holiday, and Sick time; Disability and Life Insurance, 401K plus additional Retirement Benefits.


  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of quality through communication, awareness activities and action.

  • Develop, collects, and analyzes manufacturing quality metrics on regular basis.

  • Accountable and responsible for plant production SSPL coordination, including oversight and support to root cause investigations, data analysis, and action coordination

  • Analyze QMS results (Non-conformances, poor yields, customer concerns) for trends and needed actions focused on prevention

  • Lead root cause investigations

  • Monitor internal corrective/ preventive actions and status to ensure closure

  • Participate in decisions in favor of cost-efficiency without compromising quality


  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering, quality assurance, or related technical field required.

  • 7+ years of manufacturing experience

  • 3+ years of quality related experience within a manufacturing environment required

  • Lead auditor certification

  • 6 Sigma Greenbelt certification; Blackbelt preferred

  • Project Management Experience

PPG pay ranges and benefits can vary by location which allows us to compensate employees competitively in different geographic markets. PPG considers several factors in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, qualifications and education, licensure and certifications, and other organizational needs. Other incentives may apply.

Our employee benefits programs are designed to support the health and well-being of our employees. Any insurance coverages and benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.

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 and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

The PPG Way
Every single day at PPG:
We partner with customers to create mutual value.
We are "One PPG" to the world.
We trust our people every day, in every way.
We make it happen.
We run it like we own it.
We do better today than yesterday - everyday.

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

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit 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.

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