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Overall decent company
AR Analyst (Current Employee), TorontoJuly 31, 2013
Co-workers are good.
Very flexible
Benefits are good.
Management is good.
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Part-time
Administrative Assistant to Branch Manager (Former Employee), WinnipegMarch 1, 2013
I worked in the Data Entry Dept. in the evenings.
This Dept was closed down when the company fell on hard times.
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Good job to get machinery experience
Machine Operator (Current Employee), Carlisle, PAApril 10, 2014
Pros: friendly people
Cons: swing shift
A typical day of work consists of operating either a packer or running the stacking cranes. I have learned a lot when dealing with heavy machinery. The management is usually in tune and responsive. There are hectic days when people are running around wild but they always get it figured out in a timely manner. My co-workers are very helpful and great – more... to work with. The hardest part of the job is the swing shift schedule. The most enjoyable part of the job is you can get a lot of opportunities with fork lifts, pack trucks, and other heavy machinery. – less
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Treat staff like slaves, uncaring, sack staff for no reason, make life miserable
Manager (Former Employee), North WestApril 9, 2014
Pros: customers are wonderful
Cons: lone working long hours no breaks
Typical day, start way too early, to open the store time is unpaid, no dinner hour, work Saturdays, close store and cash up time unpaid.
Hours 7am to 5.15pm, paid for 7 3/4 hours.
Management are mainly unhelpful and are bullies.
HR are bullies.
Company helpline ignores cries for help. (Does not even reply)
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PPG Aerospace
QC(leader) (Current Employee), Huntsville, ALApril 8, 2014
Great Place to work. A reliable, capable and enthusiastic supervisor/ Lead who is able to take on the management and coordinating duties of any leadership role.Possessing extensive experience of supporting, developing and motivating teams to do better and to drive continuous improvements across a range of work activities. Also having a track record – more... of coming up with practical improvement initiatives which enhance a company‚Äôs overall effectiveness and harnesses the latent potential of its workers. Currently looking to join a suitable organization that rewards hard work and offers
good opportunities for career development. – less
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great working environment
Porter Paint (Current Employee), louisville,kyMarch 27, 2014
They have a great working environment, with excellent team leadership for a fast pace job.
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A very friendly, family like atmosphere. Everyone helps everyone.
Intern (Former Employee), Chillicothe, OHMarch 19, 2014
This was an internship for a one time project of collecting vendor tax identification information. I learned to find information creatively, either on the internet or on other search engines. I also learned to treat customers with respect. The hardest part of the job was when it was over. This is a truly wonderful place to learn and work.
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Good work enviorment. Great people to work with.
Shift Repairman (Former Employee), Natrium, WVMarch 1, 2014
Pros: good salary, good benefits.
Did it all from operator in three different departments to becoming a journeyman repairman.
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High Staff Turnover,Poor managment
Sales Assistant (Former Employee), Dundee, SCTFebruary 21, 2014
Pros: none this is a dead end job
Cons: long hours, minimum wage
This company are only interested in maximum profit for as little staff as the can legally have to run the place
Expect minimum wage,long hours,being told to do jobs well out with your pay grade and for little reward
You will find training is mostly on line based
You may be required to cover other branches at cost to you but you can claim this back,the – more... current system takes months
You will also have to face lone working with no help

This firm do not pay overtime so any extra work will be classed as lieu time you can take,if there is someone who can cover for you!

Another part of this job is cold telephone calling,you will find you are calling up former customers who left because PPG this is because PPG stealthily push up poor account customers prices for poor sales performance

You will also see this job advertised on a month to month basis because of they way people are treated,the Dundee job centre are fully aware of this. – less
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Collector (Former Employee), Albany, GAFebruary 18, 2014
No comment at this time. Take your own risk, if you join the PPG team.
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Manufacturing Plant
SUPERVISOR OF ACCOUNTING (Former Employee), Tipton, PAFebruary 6, 2014
I enjoyed this job very much because it was a constant learning process. Being in a plant was new to me and very interesting.
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Great work environment,
Logistics & transport coord, Hazmat Specialist (Former Employee), Queretaro, MexicoFebruary 5, 2014
Pros: excellent benefits package
Excellent benefits package, a company highly committed with the interests and opinions of their employees
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Good Company with a good track record
Systems Software Analyst II (Current Employee), Pittsburgh PAFebruary 4, 2014
PPG Industries is a good company with a good track record around the globe.
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Terrible place to work
Sales assistant (Former Employee), TamworthFebruary 1, 2014
Pros: lots of tea drinking
Cons: overall bad place to work
Lack of accurate training, managers can't be trusted, expected to use own car for banking and no money paid back for petrol. Doesn't matter how hard you work or how accurate you are if your face don't fit you don't pass your probation.
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Great place to work.
Shift Supervisor (Current Employee), Pell City, ALJanuary 31, 2014
Pros: great pay
Cons: non
The Management is awesome. Love working with this group of people.
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good paying job
SOD Batch Adjuster (Former Employee), Delaware, OHJanuary 30, 2014
Pros: 401k
Cons: hazardous chemicals
A good company to work for. A very diverse work environment.
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A learning experience
Industrial Coatings Field Rep (Former Employee), San Diego, CAJanuary 29, 2014
PPG was very instrumental in tracking a particular business segment, as well as projecting and documenting current trends, leads, and prospective clients.
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No day is ever the same
Territory Manager (Current Employee), Greater Boston AreaJanuary 28, 2014
Pros: getting to work autonomously, seeing business plans implemented and succeeding
Cons: salary and chance for growth
A typical day at work is not a typical day at all. In any one day I can be dealing with part time workers all the way up the chain to upper regional management, and end consumers with in my territory.

I focus on product training, plans to grow the business and help end consumers feel comfortable with my products.

I am on the road but have access to – more... my management with and email or phone call and they are always helpful. All the reps talk to one another and share success and help solve problems. – less
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productive
Sales Associate (Current Employee), Richmond, TXJanuary 27, 2014
- productive
- mixing colors for customers
- good management
- good and fun loving co-workers
- color matching a paint chip for customer
- busy all day
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no supervision needed
Hourly Employee (Former Employee), Cleveland, OHJanuary 27, 2014
Pros: pacesetter unlimited overtime
Cons: 2nd shift
Pick up the pigment preassembly tickects from the factory office , fill the orders as formulated, go about my shift til complete.

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About PPG Industries

PPG Industries, Inc. (PPG) is a global supplier of protective and decorative coatings. The Company operates in six segments: Performance – Read more