PPG Industries Operations Engineer I in Adrian, Michigan

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 theme 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.

    • Key Responsibilities *

The Operations Engineer will be have primary accountability for scale up, process design and optimization, root cause investigations and process design improvements. Secondary focus on process monitoring and automated process support. Approximately 10% travel to other PPG facilities and customer sites will be required.

  • Required Minimum Qualifications: *

The position requires a Bachelor's Degree In Engineering, preferably Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineer, or Chemistry, and at least 5 years of manufacturing experience.

  • Required Skills: *

  • This Process Engineering role requires general paint chemistry, LEAN manufacturing, Sigma Logic, Tandem formula filing, and QC Knowledge.

  • Requires above average mastery of MS-Office tools (Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, MS-Project, Visio.

  • Advanced skills with process mapping, PFMEA, Control Plans and an understanding of Process Safety Management and Process Design.

  • Ability to work independently.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • PLC Programming.

  • Chemical industry experience.


    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 Industries, Inc. 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 ppgaap@ppg.com .

To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:

http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprintposter.pdf https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguageJRFQA508c.pdf https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA_508c.pdf

Organization: *Automotive OEM Coatings

Title: Operations Engineer I

Location: Michigan-Adrian

Requisition ID: 1700005681