PPG: BRINGING INNOVATION TO THE SURFACE
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 www.ppg.com
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.