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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.  The Energy Recovery Unit (ERU) is located adjacent to PPG's resin manufacturing plant in Circleville, OH.  The ERU uses rotary kiln incineration technology to reduce PPG North America coatings & resins waste while generating steam energy for the resin manufacturing plant.


Key Responsibilities

The PPG ERU in Circleville, Ohio is seeking to fill an ERU Specialist opening.  This position is qualified to perform all operations and maintenance of the ERU. The incumbent scans and oversees the entire operation through the control system consoles, process cameras, and visual observations and will follow the process schedules to initiate the charging of waste feeds to the kiln.  Incumbent is also responsible for the operation of the equipment in the utility center and in the incineration train downstream of the kiln elevator. The incumbent will pull samples of the boiler feed water and containment water, perform various tests, and make the adjustments to the treatment system.  The incumbent is responsible for the hose setups for blending wastes in the tank storage cells, charging the incineration feeds to the kiln and loading/managing the conveyors.  The Operator will setup tank cleaning and be responsible for pipping the lines to the kiln.  The Specialist maintains machines, equipment, the physical plant and its components and troubleshoots various mechanical and electrical failures, attempting to provide repairs or correction action.  The Specialist assists with the preventive maintenance program to ensure longer life and continued operation of equipment and department facilities.

This position works a 24/7/365 rotating schedule including some weekends.  Starting Monday employee works 5 afternoon shifts 2:30p-10:45p; Off 4 days; Work 7 midnight shifts 10:30p-6:45a; Off 2 days; Work 7 day shifts 6:30a-2:45p; Off 3 days; Rotation Repeats.


Candidates must be a qualified journeyman in an industrial craft or at least 5 years general industrial mechanical experience. Preference will be provided to those candidates with boiler/incinerator experience.


Functional and Technical Skills

 The candidate must have the capability to be thoroughly familiar with the entire incineration process to be able to respond & maintain system to operating parameters.  The Specialist must have fundamental observation, computer & communication abilities and be able to work without immediate supervision.  Candidate must be able to read blueprints, equipment service manuals and repair procedures and be able to apply general knowledge of shop mathematics and mechanics.   New hire must be able to obtain a high pressure boiler operator's license from the State of Ohio within one year.


Please attach resume to your application.   

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.


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.

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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 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 recruiting@ppg.com.

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