As an S&T Product Development Associate, Senior, you will individually or as part of a team generates profitable, patentable, or new technical innovations.
This can include reduction in the time / cost to serve, capital avoidance, new products / processes which improve SBU profitability, or innovations that establish PPG as a technical leader in a particular business.
The SBU or the global organization looks to this person to solve technical problems. Also, the individual will have a working knowledge of the SBU's business, the SBU's competitors and internal PPG functions that influence the SBU's success.
Demonstrates the ability to lead teams to solve technical problems and takes responsibility for communication with the team and management.
The research projects will align to PPG global and regional strategic initiatives, including Color, Mobility or Green Product technologies to accelerate XSBU new product launches and patent protection.
As one of the pioneers, the incumbents are key to building XSBU research capabilities, Center of Excellence and defense patents.
The ultimate goal is to position PPG XSBUs as innovation leader with leading products to PPG customers in high growth and profitable segments.
Both written reports and live presentation are required to be in English.
Lead problem solving efforts during launch.
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.
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.