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PPG Reviews

Updated September 22, 2017
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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. "Wack"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PPG full-time

    Pros

    People, coworkers, radio, free food, at least you get a break

    Cons

    Schedules, pay, supervision, smell, managers

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to employees


  2. "Good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  3. "Store Manager IV"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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


  4. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at PPG full-time

    Pros

    Good time off, good pay

    Cons

    Upper management is out of touch


  5. "Good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "Counter Sales Representative"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at PPG full-time

    Pros

    Shared work load. Above average training plus fellow employees are more than happy to help you learn. Above average benefits

    Cons

    High turnover rate among management. Advancement from within can be difficult, it depends on who you know.

    Advice to Management

    Give regular employees a greater chance of promotion to management.


  7. "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,

  8. "Poor culture"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PPG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good benefits, 401k and health plan

    Cons

    Culture- political, no merit based reward or recognition

    Advice to Management

    value meritocracy


  9. "Hard working and fair"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PPG full-time

    Pros

    largest coatings company in the world

    Cons

    tendency for people to micromanage


  10. "Mixed"

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    Current Employee - Finance in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Finance in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at PPG full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    flexible with good pay and benefits

    Cons

    once you reach a certain level there are politics and special circumstances that make it difficult to move forward.


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