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JOBREQ1800023809 Requisition #

The Total Rewards Specialist, located in Pittsburgh, PA will play a highly visible role in the execution of PPG’s total rewards initiatives. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the compensation processes, including but not limited to ad-hoc salary reviews process, local bonus process, benchmark with local industry C&B practices, regular local market/industry survey data collection & submission.

  • Administrates local bonus programs, policies, calculations, approvals and interfaces with payroll/ operations.

  • Involved in local C&B activities/process: reports application processes & submission for mandatory surveys and reporting (work councils, pay gender equity reports, CLAs, etc.).

  • Collects business needs, support implementation and consolidate feedbacks & suggestions for local programs.

  • Supports on local executive car leasing where required.

  • Provides local support to recognition programs (local, regional and global).

  • Advises the HR team and managers in the various aspects of the compensation programs.

Success Factors:

Understanding the organization: Is aware of what’s happening inside and outside the organization and the relationship/implication; understands how HR operational issues fits with the bigger picture.


Delivering excellence for customer experience: Ensures the delivery of service meets stakeholders’ needs, internal governance guideline and the PPG Way, as well as local legislative requirements. Looks for ways to exceed customer expectations and invites feedback.


Communication: Communicates with others using techniques appropriate to the situation and uses skills to build and maintain relationships. Adapts information or way in which it is communicated and builds rapport.


Innovation/change: Looks for new ways to improve working methods and initiatives to drive the organization forward. Demonstrates a willingness to improve themselves and others for the benefit of the function and business.


Collaboration: Forms working relationships with others inside and outside the organization, openly promotes and values diversity, demonstrates effective partnership and collaboration.


Self-driven: Perform through self-development and by motivating and supporting others. Is leaderful in own area and in the organization.

Analytical Thinking and Decisive Judgment: analyzing issues and problems systematically, gathering broad and balanced input, drawing sound conclusions and translating conclusions into timely decisions and actions.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business and/or social sciences related subjects. Relevant professional qualification.

  • A minimum of  2 years of experience in the administration of compensation or total rewards.

  • Experience utilizing HRIS and associated technology.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous Canadian total rewards experience preferred.

  • Previous Hourly and Salaried compensation experience preferred.

  • Previous WorkDay Experience

  • Strong numerical and advanced analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to understand trends and develop recommendations for action based on analysis.

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit www.ppg.com and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help them propel their industries forward.
  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world. 
PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.
PPG offers 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, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing
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