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Production Manager

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Strongsville
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The Production Manager is responsible for Production KPIs, effectively planning, directing and coordinating all activities of assigned personnel. Responsibilities include safety, environmental, quality, production, cost control and leadership of the Strongsville Plant workforce.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides, maintains and promotes a work environment free from accidents and ensures the safety and well-being of associates and the community through effective training, housekeeping and 5S program. Adhere to all applicable environmental, health and safety regulations, corporate and regulatory standards and policies.
  • Provide an effective management process to ensure safe work behavior by employees.
  • Activly participate in planning and execution of employee engagement initiatives.
  • Effectively manage associates, encouraging a continuous improvement of individual performance while maintaining the operating philosophy of the facility.
  • Lead and manage the development of a flexible, well-trained and motivated work force that operates as a team to safely and efficiently manufacture products that meet customer requirements
  • Comply with all employment policies and procedures.
  • Oversee Shift operations through effective coaching and development of Production Supervisor through the use of the PLP(Personal Learning Plan) process.
  • Lead and manage product processing operation. Implement the use of Lean Manufacturing tools and systems to improve consistency, reduce cycle time, lower total production costs, and eliminate waste.
  • Implement
  • Lead and manage operations. Develop processes and systems that improve line performance in speed, uptime, appearance, safety and total cost.
  • Ensure output to meets or exceeds quality requirements for product specification, appearance, weight, markings, etc.
  • Work closely with QA and Engineering, Maintenance and Process Engineering to identify and take corrective actions in response to customer concerns, requests, Research, Sales and Tech Services.
  • Implement a "Total Quality" approach to both product processing and packaging operations. Improve reliability and consistency while eliminating waste of materials, time and effort. Implement proper measurement systems.
  • Cultivate strong, productive work relationships and actively participate with other members of the site leadership team to strengthen overall effectiveness of the operations.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related technical discipline - production science or industrial engineering a plus
  • 10 years of progressively responsible manufacturing experience, with at least 3-5 years of experience supervising multiple individuals
  • Detailed knowledge of manufacturing operations and safety procedures
  • Demonstrated track record of success in managing a safe and environmentally sound work environment
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to interact effectively with employees at all levels of the organization as well as customers and suppliers.
  • Strong results orientation combined with ability to make sound, reasoned decisions
  • Prior experience in Lean manufacturing and/or Six Sigma preferred


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 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)

PPG vision:

We are One PPG:

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, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit 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.

Pay Transparency poster: English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

EEO is the Law:

EEO is the Law Supplement:

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