Manufacturing Engineer

PPG Industries
November 24, 2022
Grand Prairie, TX
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PPG Aerospace is the world's leading supplier of aircraft transparencies serving worldwide markets with the full range of product designs. Manufacturing is a complex, job-shop environment in which simultaneous production is in progress on hundreds of product designs using a wide variety of complex technologies. Products are produced in relatively low volume and have very high unit value. New product introductions occur continuously.

PPG Aerospace is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to evaluate and develop processes applied to manufacture various transparency products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications! As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will cover all areas of Safety, Quality, Manufacturing Performance Improvement, Process and Capital Improvement and Personal Growth. You will provide hands on technical support in manufacturing processes and collaborate with our customer's technical team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide manufacturing support, including investigating and performing root cause analysis on non-conforming products. Solve problems with production and take corrective action.
  • Support analysis of returned product to determine corrective action and coordinate product repair.
  • Provide hands on technical support in all manufacturing processes.
  • Define tooling requirements.
  • Collaborate with tooling during design and various tooling stages.
  • Collaborate with design and development group on new products.
  • Develop Manufacturing Work Instructions (Travelers) for both current and new jobs.
  • Examine processes, operations, assembly and equipment to determine time or quality revisions and suggest improvements.
  • Drive improvements or developments associated with the product and processes in a work area.
  • Problem solving utilizing Six Sigma DMAIC process.
  • Will have priorities including reduction of setup time, variation reduction and an overall improvement in process capability and consistency.
  • Perform labor and budget analysis. Constantly involved in program cost control.
  • Project management (capitol - top impact project - safety / ergonomic - cost reduction) projects.


  • BS Degree in Engineering with minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Must have a solid understanding and knowledge of manufacturing systems and technology, product design or related experience commensurate with the complexity associated with the PPG Aerospace manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt certification with proven record of improvement projects.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership abilities.
  • Ability to lead/facilitate activities on a variety of programs. Ability to thrive in a fast pace environment; prioritize and balance multiple projects.
  • Ability to communicate in both written format and oral presentation.
  • Work well in a team and work closely with and follow through with individuals who have functional responsibility for specific areas, including manufacturing, purchasing, quality, and marketing personnel.
  • Experience in Aerospace and Defense preferred
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident required. Ability to acquire security clearances a plus.

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)
  • 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, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email [Click Here to Email Your ResumĂ©].
  • 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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