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Powder Industrial Coatings Technical Manager

Science & Technology
JOBREQ1800046729 Requisition #

As the Powder Industrial Coatings Technical Manager you will be responsible for overseeing the Technical Powder function among the USCA region, including all the powder technical teams across four facilities within Industrial and Automotive Coatings and more than six portfolio of products. Additionally, you will also lead a technical regional team of more than 40 people with annual sales of 250MM USD.

Key Responsibilities

  • Senior regional customer level management on several areas: technical, manufacturing, sales among others.
  • Development of global and regional next generation technologies. Provides existing product/project maintenance support including localization.
  • EHS awareness, compliance and improvement.
  • Supports projects and effectively manages external and internal customers.
  • Demonstrate the ability to strategically lead and influence the organization regarding solutions to challenges and opportunities.
  • Interacts strongly with commercial and product management to evaluate potential markets and product needs.
  • Adapts and modifies the powder platforms to build new and innovative solutions for our customers.
  • Proven high skills in customer interaction and executive presence.
  • Contributes to cross business unit initiatives and cross collaboration.
  • Leads and develop a group of managers, chemists and technicians for accelerated growth.
  • Understanding of the powder business, key customers and key portfolios.
  • Promotes safe operating procedures and behaviors in peers ad subordinates.
  • Seeks safe operating information for major changes on process and formulas.
  • Communication skills and stabilizing presence in difficult circumstances.


  • B.S. or advance degree in Chemistry, Physics, Engineering; MBA or advance degree preferred
  • 10 years of experience in the powder market with knowledge of portfolios and products
  • 4 years of experience leading technical organizations.
  • Travel Requirements
  • Previously managed technical sales responsibility above $100MM USD


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, 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.

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

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