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PPG Reviews

Updated September 24, 2017
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PPG President and Chief Executive Officer Michael H. McGarry
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Pros
  • good starting pay but low hours cool contests and decent work life balance (in 21 reviews)

  • Weekly pay, dependable hours, good benefits (in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance when in a finance role (in 22 reviews)

  • Upper management does not seem to care about how employees are treated (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Working at PPG Industries"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PPG full-time

    Pros

    Good work/ life balance,

    Cons

    Pay compensation is not enough for management.


  2. "PPG"

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    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Omaha, NE
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PPG (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Warehouse job so a little bit more freedom

    Cons

    Nothing is ever the same

    Advice to Management

    Don't ask what shift I want if your just gonna hire someone else and move me not even 4 days later.

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Sales review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PPG full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Company car, company card, freedom

    Cons

    No training, lack of product knowledge, unattainable sales goals

    Advice to Management

    Train your employees on products


  4. "Lab Tech"

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    Former Contractor - Laboratory Technician in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Contractor - Laboratory Technician in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at PPG as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Limited advancement opportunities for science contractors


  5. "No money, no projects"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    When there is capital to spend there are lots of projects to work on

    Cons

    When they cut spending there is not much to do


  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at PPG full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good hours and good all around

    Cons

    Good morning good people


  7. "Store Manager IV"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Store Manager IV in Fredericksburg, VA
    Current Employee - Store Manager IV in Fredericksburg, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at PPG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Room for advancement is good

    Cons

    Training and certifying employees needs work.

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on proper training and certifying employees

  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Operator in Springdale, PA
    Current Employee - Operator in Springdale, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PPG (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    401k Match
    Fellow employees are great to work with

    Cons

    Salary should be better
    Schedule is rough
    No room for growth

    Advice to Management

    Pay better
    Help employees grow in the company instead of having to leave for better pay and better wages


  9. "Stable company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PPG full-time

    Pros

    Good company, great people, flexible hours

    Cons

    Slow organic growth, very conservative,


  10. "ok place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PPG part-time

    Pros

    good starting pay but low hours cool contests and decent work life balance

    Cons

    poor managment no commission for part time employees

    Advice to Management

    provide better pay structure for amount of sales that are done by lower part time employees


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