Quality Assurance Technician

  1. Circleville,OH
  2. Feb 09, 2018
  3. Manufacturing : General Manufacturing

PPG Industries Inc/ColumbusCircleville is hiring for a Quality Assurance Technician job in Circleville,OH


Quality Assurance Technician  

Requisition ID : 1700008617  

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Circleville

Organization: Automotive OEM Coatings

Schedule: Full-time

Travel Required: No



PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At 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. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG's Circleville, Ohio, Plant is the company's center for resin production.  Our sophisticated polymer resins are used in PPG paint-making plants from North America to China and are compounded into an assortment of finishes serving different markets, but primarily the automotive market.

Key Responsibilities

The PPG resin manufacturing facility in Circleville, Ohio is seeking to fill a Quality Assurance Lab Technician opening.  This position performs complex chemical and physical tests on all intermediates, in-process and finished goods, to ensure property conformance to rigid quality standards.  Tests performed include:  viscosity, total solids, weight per gallon, hydroxyl number, infrared analysis, gas chromatography, particle size, epoxy equivalent, and acid & base numbers.


Experience and Education

Preferred candidates will have post high school advanced chemistry and at least two years of experience as a quality lab technician, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

Functional and Technical Skills

Fundamental mechanical, observation, computer & communication abilities, and skills in all laboratory techniques & equipment are required. Must be able to work without immediate supervision, work a 24/7 rotating schedule including some weekends and interact with plant functions outside the technical group. Each QA Lab Technician is a critical part of the QC Department; therefore dependability and reliability are essential.  Candidates must successfully pass the PPG technician test battery.


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 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 ppgaap@ppg.com.

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