A&S Customer Lead at PPG (Cleveland, OH)

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The A&S Customer Development Lead outlines the technical direction of multiple projects within the A&S organization; has a strong technical background and proficiency in PS sealers, LASD, structural adhesives, BS anti-flutter and fire protection products for automotive and battery applications.
What does the A&S Lead do? In this role, you will:
  • Act as project leader and deliver technical solutions to meet customer needs and support business growth for Adhesives & Sealants market in Americas; tackle sophisticated technical challenges, and ensure needs of customers are addressed
  • Support product development group by identifying key requirements and tests for customers; drive new product development projects outlining project plans for validation; investigate customer complaints and other technical tasks supporting the existing business
  • Provide regulatory support by working closely with regulatory teams to outline individual customer requirements and define analytical test matrices to support customer requests / requirements
  • Collaborate with multi-functional teams to drive continuous business improvement; be the technical liaison to global team(s) to transfer new products to Americas and localize formulation strategies; and review other global technologies/products to assess opportunity to deliver value in Americas.
  • Build competitive intelligence by understanding current and future customer/market needs and competition dynamics
  • Advanced degree in Chemistry, Polymer Science or Chemical Engineering required
  • 8+ years of experience in product development and customer technical support
  • Strong understanding of adhesives & sealants formulations, manufacturing process, applications, and OEM testing requirements including in-depth knowledge in urethane, epoxy, acrylate and PVC chemistries and applications required
  • Strong project management skills. Lean/Six Sigma Certification is preferred (Greenbelt/Blackbelt)
  • Position requires travel (25%)


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 www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

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.

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PPG vision: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx

We are One PPG: http://one.ppg.com/

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 [email protected]

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Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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PPG operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA, Allison Park, PA, Richmond, VA, Boston, MA, Cleveland, OH and Fort Myers, FL. PPG was founded in 1883. It has 24987 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all jobs at PPG, click here.
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