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PPG Reviews

Updated Dec 3, 2019

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3.1
56%
Recommend to a Friend
51%
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PPG CEO Michael H. McGarry
Michael H. McGarry
263 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits package for employees(in 51 reviews)

  • "lots of opportunities, friendly company, great people,(in 37 reviews)

Cons
  • "Upper management has no clue as to what is going on with day to day operations(in 44 reviews)

  • "A behemoth dinosaur, not easily accepting of change, work life balance(in 29 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Senior research chemist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Research Chemist 

    I worked at PPG full-time

    Pros

    Good Opportunities to grow

    Cons

    None in paritucalr . .

    PPG2019-11-24
  2. "Great place to work and learn"

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    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.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

    PPG2019-11-21
  3. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Data Coordinator in Chillicothe, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Has flexibility for appointments and such

    Cons

    Many jobs are being laid off and outsourced job security is low.

    PPG2019-12-03
  4. "PPG Good place to work in Pittsburgh"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent vacation. Management was great to work for.

    Cons

    Cost of benefits were high. There wasn't an option for an HSA.

    PPG2019-11-12
  5. "Not so bad in general"

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    Former Employee - Accounts Payable Specialist in Brno
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at PPG full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Company's culture Benefits Some good people to work with

    Cons

    Bad management If you are in the hands of a bad team leader, you are screwed No normal training

    PPG2019-11-24
  6. "They are cheap"

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    Current Employee - Lab Technician 

    I have been working at PPG full-time

    Pros

    Not many Pros at all if any

    Cons

    Work really hard for not much pay.

    Advice to Management

    Hire your contractors if you like them

    PPG2019-11-18
  7. Helpful (5)

    "Long hiring process"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Sales Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay is pretty great And PTO

    Cons

    None to be honest great company

    PPG2019-10-03
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist in Brno
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    nice work environment, nice atmosphere at work

    Cons

    sometimes no honesty from the management side

    PPG2019-10-17
  9. "Chaotic"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of autonomy, good pay, flexible working options

    Cons

    poor leadership, lack of support, constantly changing priorities with no clear strategy

    Advice to Management

    Do less but do it better. Communicate with staff, set clear strategy, stop changing directions, work on breaking down silos.

    PPG2019-10-25
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Helped come up with strategies on how to reduce and prevent juvenile crime in Tempe"

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    Former Employee - Youth Safety Diversion Strategies Analyst in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at PPG part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Potential for Growth for workers especially entry level

    Cons

    Short term when it comes to working with them. max 6 months

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work

    PPG2019-10-07
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