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Global Advanced Manufacturing Director

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As a Global Advanced Manufacturing Manager, they will develop and implement global strategic and tactical plans to improve operational and organizational perfection in the aerospace SBU through optimizations of a global footprint, deployment of sophisticated manufacturing technologies, and program management of key operational projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Focus on reduction of cost to serve and speed to market, standardization of best practices; assist in future acquisition due diligence, business integration needs and troubleshooting critical SBU issues.
  • Develop strong liaisons with platform, sales, R&T, quality, H.R. & EH&S to ensure organizational alignment. Seek cross-SBU synergies to further the profitability for PPG.
  • Build an organization that supports all Aerospace platforms with a high focus on safety, driving continuous improvement and innovation. Provide an environment, which fosters the development of people.
  • Specific accountabilities: SBU capital budget and project management; standardization and execution of quality risk management systems; standardization and execution of process control systems in SBU consistent with PPG Corporation; implementation of manufacturing and process engineering best practices; coordinate specialized equipment job shop supporting PPG proprietary processes.


  • Must have extensive knowledge of manufacturing technologies and operations in both discrete and process environment.
  • This position requires at least 10 years of higher level manufacturing/process engineering experience in coatings, sealants or transparencies manufacturing environment.
  • Plant management experience is a plus. Strong, consistent record of accomplishments and collaborative leadership.
  • A Technical degree and/ or equivalent experience is required.
  • Ability to develop good working relationships in a sophisticated matrix organization are essential to providing the level of service vital to meet customer expectations, achieve business growth and improve SBU profitability.
  • Expected travel 30% internationally and domestically.
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.

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.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

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 recruiting@ppg.com.

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.

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


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