PPG Reviews

Updated Jun 24, 2020

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3.1
57%
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55%
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PPG Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael H. McGarry
Michael H. McGarry
301 Ratings
Pros
  • "Friendly work space, good benefits(in 51 reviews)

  • "lots of opportunities, friendly company, great people,(in 38 reviews)

Cons
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to work and learn"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Materials Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PPG full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nice environment, united and great team of professionals, friendly space and dynamic routine, good contact with business. Constant learning and sharing experience.

    Cons

    Maybe the pressure of dealing with huge customers.

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  2. "Excellent place to have a career"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Key Account Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPG full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    The PPG Culture, Values, Development And opportunities make it a great place to work.

    Cons

    The pace of promotions is typical for a company of this size, which means patience is key.

  3. "Stable company with decent benefits"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Genuinely care about employees, strategically focused for long-term success, upper management treat you well

    Cons

    very matrixed organization and sometimes things move slowly

  4. "very good"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Chemist in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPG part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    strong support, great working environment

    Cons

    too dynamic, people move around too frequently

  5. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Finance Manager in Sylmar, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PPG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great Company. Great benefits. Awesome management. Always looking for change and growth.

    Cons

    None. The Aerospace team has been one of the best teams I worked with.

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  6. "Great Benefits and Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kennesaw, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PPG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great benefits and management communicates effectively.

    Cons

    Hours can be long. Mandatory overtime some times.

  7. "Decent, but not recommended for long-term"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Accounting Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PPG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    PTO, flexible schedule, awesome coworkers, opportunity for growth

    Cons

    poor communication from top down, workload is continuously increased causing burn-out, cost-cutting/saving measures imposed by upper management typically do not consider how it affects regular employees

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  8. "Inside Sales"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Inside Sales Representative in Pittsburgh, PA

    I worked at PPG full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work From Home option. Flexability.

    Cons

    Went from a team of 17 to 5. Kept being told we were needed and valuable. 4/3/20 they eliminated the entire department.

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  9. Helpful (1)

    "Culture Decline"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at PPG full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Ok salary ok benefits few good coworkers

    Cons

    Favoritism, yes man culture, hypocrisy (cutting employees and salaries but then hiring interns)

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  10. "culture and value declined"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Curent Employee 
    Recommends

    I have been working at PPG full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It was pretty good company to work until jobs moved to Mexico

    Cons

    work load sometimes is overwhelming

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