Manufacturing Engineering Manager at PPG INDUSTRIES INC

Posted in General Business 8 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Sylmar, California

Job Description:

As the Manufacturing Engineering Manager, you will direct manufacturing engineering personnel to attain production priorities as scheduled. You will manage the team in planning, execution, and continuous improvement support for the Military Transparencies products. You will report to the Site Manufacturing Engineering Manager. This role is located onsite in our Sylmar, CA. facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify and analyze problems, plans, tasks, and solutions.
  • Manage a team of engineers who will support multiple aspects of the manufacturing process; process capability, process maturity, product cost, product efficiency, and scrap.
  • Plan, allocate resources and directs activities to meet schedules.
  • Drive an effective Root Cause Corrective Action process across the military business with the help of the cross-functional military team, and ensure short- and long-term impactful corrective actions are identified and executed.
  • Support new program launches (NPI) in production line.
  • You will utilize lean and engineering tools to focus on developing strategies, boosting efficiency and productivity, and increasing profit margins.
  • Provide guidance on employee development.
  • Salary Range for this role is $74,110-$130,000


  • Bachelor of Science degree with at least 7 years of hands-on experience in a production environment or production support role. Prior experience as a manager or lead is required.
  • Experience with Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) to customer standards.
  • Experience with clean rooms, autoclaves, vacuum chambers, thin coating deposition (PVD or sputtering), CNC machining, and plastic ovens forming is highly desirable.
    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 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:

    We are One PPG:

    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

    PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit 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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