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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

JOBREQ1800030538 Requisition #
As a Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you must have a comprehensive solid understanding of manufacturing systems, product design or related experience commensurate with the aircraft products manufacturing environment 

Key Responsibilities 

• This candidate is ultimately responsible for maintaining and improving the manufacturing capability and performance within manufacturing also jointly responsible for overall plant manufacturing performance in cooperative and collaborative efforts with the production engineering group. Leadership and management skills are critical in optimizing the performance of the human resources, materials, capital equipment and facilities within manufacturing. They must have the ability to manage multiple priorities, including the balance between activities required to meet the short term plant performance objectives associated with daily operations as well as longer term organizational/technical development needs.

• Develop and administer plant policy, interacting with the Plant Engineer, Director Human Resources and Product Managers to insure fair and consistent application of policy across all departmental and organizational boundaries.

• Aircraft products has established a key business objective of becoming a world class manufacturer of aircraft transparencies. The incumbent is a key driver of the FOCUS process and the fundamental change within the plant organizational culture commensurate with World Class performance. The incumbent is responsible for defining organizational and performance needs, identifying gaps in capability, defining improvement strategies, expectations and development plans.

• Technical responsibilities include the successful transition of new products into manufacturing, evolution of current products and process designs for improved manufacturability, oversight of the rate of change in technology via participation on the Engineering review board, program management for capital projects and interaction with other groups such as Development Engineering, Quality, PPG Glass Research, Aircraft Sales, external Customers and others. He/she must ensure that the organization is capable of providing effective technical support for suppliers and customers worldwide.


  • The position requires a college degree in an engineering or scientific field.
  • At least 10 years of experience within manufacturing, engineering or an equivalent environment.
  • Must have a proven high degree of leadership ability and technical competence.
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.

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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.

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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