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PPG Industries

Manufacturing Manager - Aerospace Operations

PPG Industries - Mojave, CA

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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 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 Mojave manufacturing plant is an Aerospace C&S (Coatings and Sealants) manufacturing facility - the primary Aerospace C&S manufacturing facility globally. The operation includes the batching of raw materials, which are mixed and fed into reactors and various other process equipment.  The material is then tested, qualified, packaged, and then shipped domestically and globally.

Manages the production, packaging, distribution, and manufacturing support functions and associated staff in order to meet the production and financial goals of the operation. Develops, establishes, and implements profitable standard operating and safety procedures.  Work/Lead Operational Excellence Projects to improve process lead time and inventories. Manages, acquires, coaches and develops employees into effective functional teams. Conceives and develops solutions to complex production operations and operations management problems using professionally accepted techniques.  Effectively manages the manufacturing/scheduling processes and procedures to ensure on-time delivery to the customer. Participates in the development of operational and capital improvement budgets and manages operations within approved budgets. Complies with Health, Safety and Environmental requirements and procedures at all times.    

Continue personal growth and development for professional effectiveness in all accountability areas through management training and any training that could affect/enhance day-to-day activities and accountabilities. ','!*!

Experience and Education

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent credential. Must have at least 5 years of manufacturing operations experience with supervisory/management responsibility. Must possess the ability to manage and/or coordinate the production function and to develop good working relationships that are essential to providing the level of service necessary to meet customer expectations and achieve business growth.

Functional and Technical Skills

Must be able to accurately perform and interpret complex production scheduling and mathematical operations required of an operations management level position. Must be able to effectively read, write, and communicate in English.  Must be able to wear required PPE with or without reasonable accommodation.  Operations Lean/Sigma certified is highly desired.

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 To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity please see attached links:','Manufacturing Manager - Aerospace Operations

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Location: Mojave, CA

Company Profile:
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. Founded in 1883, PPG has global headquarters in Pittsburgh and operates in nearly 70 countries around the world. Sales in 2012 were $15.2 billion. PPG shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: PPG).