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As the industry leader in protective coating applications, PPG Coatings Services provides environmentally sound and cost-effective coating solutions to a wide variety of industries such as agriculture, appliance, automotive, computer, construction equipment, electrical components, furniture, industrial equipment, recreational, truck and bus, and alternative energy.


The Materials Manager is responsible for managing both hourly and salary associates and providing the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the materials management department for our production facility.  The manager must establish and maintain relationships with all customers and vendors to ensure their time-sensitive needs are being met. This role will also be responsible for the coordination of shipping product directly to our customers’ assembly plants. 


Key Responsibilities


  • Establish operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current.
  • Inspect physical condition of warehouse and equipment. Directs disposition of damaged or unused material
  • Prepare work order for repairs and requisitions for replacement of equipment
  • Work with department leads to coordinate warehouse activities with other functions such as production, sales, records control and purchasing.
  • Participate in safety and plant protection planning activities
  • Analyze contractual commitments, customer specifications, design changes, and other data to plan and develop logistics program activities from concept through life-cycle of product.
  • Develop and implement program activities, coordinate efforts of subcontractors, production dept and field service personnel, and resolve logistics issues.
  • Create and develop handbooks, bulletins, and information systems to support supply logistics.
  • Compile data on standardization and interchangeability of parts to expedite logistics activities.
  • Determine logistic support sequences and time phasing, problems arising from location of operational area, and other factors such as environmental and human factors affecting personnel.

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience within logistics, materials management or inventory control
  • Previous experience within the Automotive industry is preferred 
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, time-critical environment
  • Proven strong supervisory experience is required
  • Must have a service-driven and customer-focused approach to all work
  • Knowledge of SAP, EDI, or similar inventory systems is required
  • Must be willing and able to lift up to 50 lbs


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)

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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