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PPG Aerospace has a Manufacturing Process Engineer opportunity at our Sylmar, CA site! As a Manufacturing Process Engineer, you will work in a team oriented environment identifying and tackling problems, documenting root cause and corrective actions, communicating and reporting to management, and recommending on how to reduce scrap and improve process stability for our transparencies production areas!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for measuring, documenting and improving current manufacturing process capabilities.
  • Establishing new or upgrading current manufacturing process capabilities.
  • Perform process audits daily to ensure processes are being followed and documentation is up-to-date.
  • Continuous improvement; use data driven approach to implement improvements in the manufacturing areas for process stabilization, repeatability, control, efficiencies of labor, and time and cost reduction in scrap and rework. Implement new tooling, jigs, and fixture designs into the manufacturing process to eliminate waste, reduce scrap, and improve efficiency.
  • Generate process flow, support manufacturing operators with tools and equipment, and all necessary documents.
  • Manage all technical documents, BOO/BOM, process specifications, Control of production process change, and repair procedures.
  • Participate in MRB; daily review of product non-conformities and disposition accordingly
  • Support internal activities associated with successful launch of new products. Perform other duties/projects as assigned.
  • Meet and support division goals and objectives for all internal and external customers. Provide group input for cost estimates and proposal data in support of TSR’s.
  • Drive and lead changes utilizing project management approach and techniques.


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering and 3 years of experience as a manufacturing engineer in manufacturing.
  • Works for well established, progressive company in the automotive, aerospace, or semiconductor industry with a strong work history.
  • Knowledge of Manufacturing Processes and the use of standard work in manufacturing.
  • Must have the ability to identify and interpret various process capability indices, such as Cp and Cpk, central tendency (mean, median, and mode), and dispersion, such as standard deviation and frequency distribution.
  • Must be hands-on, proactive, and enjoys working on the shop floor to resolve production issues
  • Demonstrates behavioral capability; results oriented, inspires change, six sigma logic, embraces diversity, and enjoys working in a dynamic team-focused environment.
  • Accustomed with all type of technical documents, process specifications, quality ATP’s, standard work, P-FEMA, control charts etc.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, MRP, DOE, FMEA, Fishbone, 5Y’s, Problem solving, & value stream mapping.
  • Prefer a solid understanding of manufacturing drawings.
  • Knowledge of CNC, Automation, and Robotics preferred.
  • Experience with performance coatings, composite material, and highly cosmetic products are a plus.



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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