Optima Senior Mgr at PPG

| Detroit, MI
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As the Optima Solutions Senior Manager, you will support customer accounts and product layers to deploy, plan and implement the Optima strategy and all the standardized and systematic methodologies for the most cost effective and efficient management of the organization's activities at the teams of those accounts.

Key Responsibilities
  • Drive organizational optimization with a constant focus on minimizing costs associated with the delivery of services while meeting the needs for customer support
  • Assures that Secure Launch is used and ensures all aspects of Launch activities align with PPG WAY pillars such as Safety, Quality, Business Conduct, Code of Ethics, Product Stewardship, export control
  • Provides product problem solving expertise; serves as an expert resource to resolve or lead the resolution of crisis situations involving products or application issues for customers
  • Develop demand planning processes, is a gatekeeper for new technologies and products, and, working with the account director, is a key voice in the development of Customer specific strategies
  • Develop and emphasize the use of Sigma Logic methods such as DMAIC and FMEAs in the management of all technologies during the course of operations within Customer sites
  • Review all metrics and drive topic-specific initiatives to identify and eradicate persistent problems; ensure budget commitments are met
  • Prioritizes EH&S with a daily cadence and establishes procedures in alignment with PPG and customer programs and policies on this area
  • Develops the talent pool to cover potential gaps and builds an organization that challenges convention and seeks opportunities to be more efficient in all phases of activity; champions engagement via the PPG Voice process
  • Required travel: 25%
  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in a commercial or technical service role with a proven record of leadership, sales achievements and people management
  • Experience in managing across regional, country and team boundaries
  • Demonstrable market and customer awareness, financial management, and product technical knowledge including detailed coatings, specialist products, equipment and processes
  • Ability to lead a large team and interface effectively with technical, sales, marketing and manufacturing management.

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 companyTo 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, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email [email protected]

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.

Pay Transparency poster: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_ English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

EEO is the Law Supplement: http://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf
More Information on PPG
PPG operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Pittsburgh, PA, Allison Park, PA, Richmond, VA, Boston, MA, Cleveland, OH and Fort Myers, FL. PPG was founded in 1883. It has 24987 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 60 open jobs at PPG, click here.
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