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Production Engineer

Production Engineer

Job Description

PPG Industries' vision is to continue to be the world’s leading coatings and specialty products company. 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. PPG is committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for employees, creating an environment for continuous learning and embracing the ideas and diversity of others. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:PPG). For more information, visit

PPG Industries, an $11 billion leading producer of coatings, glass, chemicals, and fiberglass is seeking talented people for a Production Engineer position at PPG’s Fiber Glass Plant located in Lexington, North Carolina. Lexington is located within a short driving distance of Greensboro, High Point, Winston Salem and Charlotte, NC.
The Lexington facility manufactures a variety of fiber glass products including growth areas such as wind energy, filtration and flexible piping, along with many other applications serving the energy, industrial and construction markets.

The incumbent will provide primary engineering support and leadership for a large single or smaller multiple operating department(s) or product groups. Responsibilities include budget development and management, process improvement initiatives, problem solving through employee engagement & interaction, use of statistical process control, identification and implementation of technical innovations, and being accountable for the operating performance of the area or product group. Implementation of LEAN operating principles is also a key element of this role.

Job Requirements

Process engineering experience is preferred along with a working knowledge and successful implementation of lean manufacturing principles and statistical process control. A successful candidate should possess a B.S. degree in engineering with a minimum of two years experience as a production/project engineer. Excellent communication/teamwork skills with a track record of successful process/project work are critical. This is an excellent opportunity for an individual who has the potential and interest to move into an operations management role within PPG.  
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.
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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Manufacturing
Required Travel Up to 25%
Job ID 1400003180
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Production Engineer

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