Chemical Process Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


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The Specialty Coatings and Materials business unit has been a participant in the Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) business since 2000 working with Universal Display Corporation’s (UDC) proprietary OLED materials.

The Chemical Process Engineer is responsible for providing technical leadership to the OLED production area to ensure a safe and efficient manufacturing environment is maintained. The role is responsible for the engineering, design and implementation of projects to continually improve safety and quality, as well as reduce product variation. The Engineer will work in an office environment within a chemical manufacturing facility with frequent plant and laboratory exposure.

Key Responsibilities
Work with a cross functional team to define and write scopes for capital projects
Lead relationship with outside vendors during equipment specification, design and procurement.
Lead communications for project updates to Barberton and business leadership and directly to our customer
Ensure compliance with corporate environmental and safety guidelines
Manage or direct contractors during project implementation

This role works in a dynamic environment created by a growing business and frequent new product introductions, so the ability to react and adapt to change is critical.


Bachelors of Science degree in chemical engineering is required
5+ years of experience in a chemical plant
3+ years of Project Management

Preferred Experience/Qualifications
Knowledge of Process Safety Management
Manufacturing experience with Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient technologies will be beneficial
Management of multiple capital projects ($300M to $5MM+)
Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing certification

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 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 them 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 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 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

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