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The IT Project Manager position is located in the IT PMO within PPG’s global IT function. You will manage and maintain moderately large projects independently for 1 or more of PPG’s IT global functions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the achievement of business objectives by ensuring that customer solutions are delivered on time, on budget, to the agreed upon specification, and to the customer’s overall satisfaction.
  • Coordinate all activity for projects and act as the primary liaison to the end customer and various partners to communicate project activities.
  • Define the scope on projects, setting and controlling customer expectations and maintaining the overall customer relationship.
  • Communicate regularly with internal and external customers, as appropriate, in order to ensure the delivery of high quality service and support.
  • Maintains general knowledge of various business processes used by systems applications across PPG’s business units and may participate in the business support planning process.
  • Develop and maintain fully integrated project plans which specify project goals, deliverables, staffing, scheduling, risk assessment, contingency planning, resource allocation and cost analysis.
  • As part of the project leadership team, report on status of project efforts and advise management to review project proposals to determine goals, time frame, and procedures for accomplishing project staffing requirements and allotment of resources.
  • Facilitate communication between technical and non-technical resources on a project. This includes the coordination of teams in different areas and regions, including external clients.
  • As a team leader, you will plan work for others to meet project deadlines and mentor team members.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related subject area, or equivalent work experience.
  • 6+ years of direct experience in in IT project management with a solid grasp of software development lifecycle.
  • Expertise in the use and application of portfolio and project management software such as Planview is required.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and coaching skills.
  • A PMP certification and experience with Agile development concepts is a plus.

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 businesses.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

PPG vision: http://corporate.ppg.com/Our-Company/PPG-Vision.aspx

We are One PPG: http://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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EEO is the Law Supplement: http://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf


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