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The Raw Material Planner is responsible for raw materials procurement and inventory at the Cleveland Plant. This role will improve inventory turnover and monitor vendor “delivery” performance in addition to meeting/supporting all plant KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) using sound inventory management and business practices.

What does a Raw Material Planner do? In this role, you will:

  • Maintain Purchasing information in databases such as ERP, WMS, BI reporting and Recoverable Assets.
  • Collaborate closely with Production, Demand Planning, Quality Assurance, Technical, Product Managers, and Corporate Purchasing to meet all customers’ needs in a timely and complete manner using procurement software and systems.
  • Work with other PPG locations and suppliers to coordinate raw inventory transfers utilizing Oracle
  • Place orders with International suppliers and the coordinate material flow utilizing the Corporate Import Team.
  • Participate as necessary on teams in support of physical inventory, Lean and 5S, recost etc.


  • 2+ years of purchasing experience
  • Bachelor Degree required; Supply Chain, Business, or Accounting degree preferred
  • APICS (American Production and Inventory Control Society) certification in CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Management) preferred
  • Computer proficiency required, competence with Oracle, Access, and Excel strongly preferred

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)

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.


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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