Float Process Manager in Fresno, CA at Vitro

Date Posted: 8/12/2019

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Job Description


Conceive, plan and manage technical programs to ensure continuous improvement of cost, speed, yield, reliability and product quality in manufacturing processes.  Coordinate and serve as a liaison to Manufacturing, Sales, Marketing and other Research organizations for product and process technology transfers.  Explore and evaluate external technology for applicability to PPG’s melting and forming processes.  Take responsibility for forming and directing functional work teams.  Provide troubleshooting assistance to manufacturing plants and mentor manufacturing personnel on glassmaking operations.  Provide supervision to engineers, scientists and technicians on technical programs.

SUCCESS FACTORS – Prime Success Factors (Focus on Results, Drive Change, Promote Teamwork, Build Trust and Respect, Understand Market and Customer Perspective) plus the following: Act with Long-term Perspective, Take Responsibility, Develop Others, Communicate/Share Information, Resolve Conflict, Influence Decisions and Actions, Manage Complexity, Solve Problems.


  1. Safety, Health, and Environment - Ensure full compliance with PPG safety standards to avoid serious injury and ensure a safe and healthful work environment for all employees.
  2. Quality - Support the Works No.: 4 Quality Process by personal example and encourage all employees to apply quality principles to their work activities to optimize departmental performance.
  3. Financial - Operate the maintenance department within budgeted allowances and minimize total maintenance costs to assist in the attainment of plant financial objectives.
  4. Enterprise Excellence Management: - Provide direction and resources for the plant to become a Lean Enterprise through the use of appropriate Lean Manufacturing tools (e.g. elimination of waste and 6 Sigma, etc.).
  5. Quality Management: Provide effective leadership required to meet the outgoing quality goals of the plant through appropriate programs for quality; plant performance -- in house and in the field; and complaint settlement
  6. Engineering Management - Provide effective engineering operations management to ensure completion of projects on time and within budget as well as effective technical support for maintenance and production personnel.
  7. Maintenance Management - Provide effective management of maintenance operations to minimize equipment downtime and maximize individual productivity.
  8. Service Orientation - Provide prompt and effective service to production departments to support the attainment of plant production goals.
  9. Employee Training/Development - Conduct effective evaluation, counseling and appropriate training and provide equal opportunity of all personnel to achieve maximum development of individual capabilities.
  10. Modern Management - Apply modern management human relations concepts effectively to assure maximum involvement, participation and support of company goals by all employees.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

This position should have a B.S. degree in Engineering and five years of tank operational, scheduling, and supervising experience or the equivalent.  The incumbent must have a exhibited leadership and administrative ability and possess the characteristics recognized as desirable in supervising employees and effectively controlling their activities.