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Director, Global Strategic Manufacturing

Springdale, PA 15144
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The global strategic manufacturing director (GSMD) will bring increased coordination and operating excellence to PPG's resin operations. The GSMD will work to ensure resin strategies consistently improve PPG's internal resin assets and external contract manufacturing operations.

Accountability include defining and implementing an integrated global resin improvement strategy and implementation plan to support PPG's businesses resin needs. Critical factors in the plan include integration and rapid leveraging of capacity improvements, sustainability programs and overall improvement efforts across the network, including both PPG run and contract manufacturing run assets. Key focus areas include:
  • Define strategy for internalizing and outsourcing resin and manage overall program
    • Coordinate global resin capacity plans including sequencing of plans and improvement programs, developing coordinated reactor, technology and site-specific plans and integrating all plans with business technology plans
    • Lead resin toller manufacturing program including scale up and optimization of new resin tolling and coordination and ownership of cost improvement efforts
    • Coordinate internalization backlog in strategic manner that improves internal capacity
  • Define and manage Resin Sustainability Program
  • Coordination of Resin cycle time and OEE program
  • Direct reporting leadership of the technology portion of the global resin managers and potentially some resin development managers

Position Requirements
  • B.S. in supply chain, engineering, or related field; Six Sigma Certification is strongly preferred
  • 5+ years of multi-site operations leadership role
  • Plant Manager experience and knowledge of working in resin manufacturing, tolling operations leadership, supply chain fundamentals and effective SIOP processes
  • Highly effective communications skills
  • Solid eye for business and critical thinking ability (technical & commercial savvy is a plus)
  • Excellent presentation and influencing skills, capable of leading change internally and externally
  • Ability to work with a large degree of autonomy, capable of mobilizing actions and people across a global organization
  • Experience working in a global business environment
  • Ability to lead and successfully work with staff of different cultures and education

About Us:

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 www.ppg.com 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 business.

We are One PPG: https://one.ppg.com/

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 recruiting@ppg.com .

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

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Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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