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Maintenance Manager - Military Veterans

at PPG Industries, Inc.

As the Maintenance Manager, you will develop and maintain an organization within the Adrian site that supports both Business and Operational strategies. You will establish a safe and productive functional culture that is inclusive of a diverse workforce of P&M team members. You will also assist with technical and facilities capital projects as directed by the CAPEX plan. This is an onsite position at our Adrian, MI. facility. You will be part of the site management team and report directly to the Plant Manager.
Main Responsibilities

  • Be actively engaged in Safety; lead by example and ensure compliance with both company and regulatory safety standards and requirements for facilities and equipment.

  • Works closely with site EH&S Team to identify and resolve safety and regulatory issues.

  • Delegates work assignments and tasks: monitors performance while providing feedback and recognition of results.

  • Anticipate technological changes in the industry and review opportunities to enhance equipment and systems.

  • Ensure MOCs, RCCA for EHS CARs and Quality CARs are completed as expected.

  • Build and sustain as needed, a robust site PM and TPM system with clear KPI’s and accurate site reporting on status.

  • Ensure low unscheduled disturbances in production due to equipment and Facilities issues and failures.  Also ensure scheduled down time necessary to complete planned preventive maintenance when due.

  • Assist in developing a moving 5-year Maintenance, Facilities and Equipment plan.

  • Develop and manage training and growth plans for the maintenance lead and technicians.  


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical discipline, engineering or equivalent experience or equivalent technical experience developed through maintenance career path with ten + years proven experience.

  • 5 - 10+ years of management/supervisory experience in a maintenance and or facilities role

  • Prior experience in manufacturing environments and industries (chemical, aerospace, automotive, medical devices, pharmaceutical)

  • Technical knowledge on the following systems and equipment: Facilities infrastructure (HVAC, Electric Power distribution, compressed air, water, sewer and other plant utilities), ovens and, other processing equipment (conveyors, machining, mixers, sanders, saws, etc.).

  • Knowledge of PLC controls and CMMS Software,

  • Drive the root cause/corrective action process for critical issues and ensure that all corrective actions are completed and sustained.

  • Knowledge of construction procedures, building and safety compliance

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing is desired

PPG pay ranges and benefits can vary by location which allows us to compensate employees competitively in different geographic markets. PPG considers several factors in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, qualifications and education, licensure and certifications, and other organizational needs. Other incentives may apply. 
Our employee benefits programs are designed to support the health and well-being of our employees. Any insurance coverages and benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.

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 “One PPG” to the world.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We make it happen.

We run it like we own it.

We do better today than yesterday – everyday.

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.

Adrian, MI

A fortune 500 company named one of the “Worlds most Admired Companies” by Forbes magazine, PPG Industries provides added value to customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets through innovative coating and specialty surface products. PPG Industries is a leader in its markets and is excited to introduce new career opportunities to our nations veterans!

Our continued emphasis on the development of breakthrough products and processes, investment in highly productive manufacturing facilities and profitable global expansion combine to provide customers with the best services and products of the highest quality. We are committed to providing a fulfilling workplace for our employees, creating an environment for continuous learning and embracing the ideas and diversity of others. Bring your unique military life experience to PPG!

Employee Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Comprehensive 401k Plan
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Professional Development Program
  • Sick Leave

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