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The Planning Coordinator is responsible for customer service, order servicing, production planning, material procurement and inventory management of customer finished good products.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet the demands of the customer's on-time delivery requirements and achieve the Plant’s assigned goals.
  • Timely response and resolution to customer and field complaints, including root cause analysis and implementation of effective corrective actions.
  • Exercise customer service, production planning, purchasing, logistics and inventory management techniques to:
  • consistently support the on-time manufacturing of products to maintain designated product inventory levels,
  • minimize recoverable assets
  • support the on-time delivery of products to end Customers.

The Coordinator operates in a Customer-focused environment with considerable interaction with Sales, Technical, Production, Quality Assurance, Distribution, Purchasing and the Field at various levels in the organization. This role must be a skillful communicator that provides relevant customer service and supply chain information to various Customers, both internal and external, in a timely manner. The Coordinator is responsible for supporting a number of Customer Plant accounts and/ or Supplier accounts and therefore must be able to multi-task a number of customer planning activities throughout the day. The Customer Planning Coordinator reports directly the Manager of Customer Planning.


  • 4 year college degree in Supply Chain, Operations Planning, or related field is preferred
  • 3 to 5 years of proven success in Customer Service, Material Procurement or Operations Planning
  • APICS Certification desired.

The Ideal candidate will possess:

  • Good understanding of the functions within the Customer Planning department, including customer service forecasting, production planning, purchasing, logistics and inventory management techniques.
  • Business knowledge of how other departments operate that frequently interact with Customer Planning (Sales, Technical, Production, Quality Assurance, Distribution, Purchasing and the Field)
  • Oracle or SAP experience preferred, such as Oracle Order Servicing, Oracle Production Planning, Oracle Purchasing, Inventory Management, BI, or OTM.
  • User knowledge of Oracle BI and/ or Microsoft Office applications to support their daily work responsibilities and to help improve the productivity and the Customer Planning team’s ability to solve supply chain problems.
  • Data analytics capability is highly desired.



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.


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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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email recruiting@ppg.com.


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Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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