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Sherwin-Williams
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
26 days ago
Sherwin-Williams
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
26 days ago

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WELCOME TO SHERWIN-WILLIAMS
Here, we believe there’s not one path to success, we believe in careers that grow with you. Whoever you are or wherever you come from in the world, there’s a place for you at Sherwin Williams. We provide you with the opportunity to explore your curiosity and drive us forward. We’ll give you the space to share your strengths and we want you to show us what you can do. You can innovate, grow and discover in a place where you can thrive and Let Your Colors Show! Sherwin-Williams values the unique talents and abilities from all backgrounds and characteristics. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including individuals with disabilities and Protected Veterans.

Failure Analysis – Senior Chemist - Strategic Problem Solving: Strategic Problem Solving is the process of identifying the root cause of coatings manufacturing, coating application, package fabrication, or package performance problems. Through the use of forensic analysis techniques, the successful candidate will support the Sherwin-Williams Packaging Division across the globe by conducting problem investigations, identifying root causes, and recommending resolutions. As such, he/she will have the opportunity to support all of Sherwin-Williams’ Packaging businesses around the world. 
 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS
•    Determine the root cause of product defects and performance failures with packaging coatings commercially applied to metal substrates, fabricated into can components and packed with product.
•    Develop new test methods and procedures to enable root cause determination.
•    Become an expert for trouble shooting all coating technologies, including necessary sample preparation, microscopy and analytical techniques.
•    Act as a technical resource for all problem solving activities across the globe.  
•    Interact and build relationships with Technical, Manufacturing, Sales, Customer Service, Quality and external customers on regular basis.
•    Communicate results and conclusions to the organization and customers.
•    Carry out all activities needed in a problem investigation.
•    Have potential to supervise technicians and other professionals in the future.
•    Travel as required

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
•    Must be legally authorized to work in the country for which you are applying for employment (without now or in the future needing sponsorship for employment work visa and/or permanent residence status).
•    Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field.  
•    Must have 5 or more years of experience in analytical techniques 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
•    Advanced degree (MS or PhD)
•    7 years of experience with:
o    Related analytical techniques such as optical and laser scanning confocal microscopy, SEM, AFM, , … & related sample preparation techniques
o    Organic coating development 
o    Metal packaging (Technical Service or similar)
o    Forensic examination of materials
•    Familiarity with Sherwin-Williams production and quality assurance procedures.
•    Mandarin Chinese language skills

Travel: Up to 10% Domestic & International 


Who we are
At Sherwin-Williams, we're proud of the company we keep — our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to Sherwin.com/careers.                               

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, Sherwin-Williams requests state and local employment services delivery systems to provide priority referral of Protected Veterans.



Requirements

•    Must be legally authorized to work in the country for which you are applying for employment (without now or in the future needing sponsorship for employment work visa and/or permanent residence status).
•    Bachelor’s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field.  
•    Must have 5 or more years of experience in analytical techniques 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62868488
  • Location:
    Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Position Title: Failure Analysis Coatings Chemist
  • Company Name For Job: Sherwin-Williams
  • Job Function: Chemist/Scientist/Researcher
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
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