Production Worker

PPG Industries - Reno, NV3.6

Production positions at the Reno plant include material handlers, filling operators and paint processors. These roles work in an industrial setting manufacturing Latex paint products. The plant processes paint by following strict environmental, health and safety standards by blending raw materials in a batch process, operating highly automated filling equipment to package finished goods, and performing multiple material transfer operations in an SAP production management environment.

Follows all safety procedures and works to continuously improve safety in the plant and work areas.
Receives and manages raw materials for product processing and packaging. Conducts inventory checks and communicates information critical to packaging inventory management.
Performs material movements using an SAP production management and warehouse management system.
Executes production, raw material and finished goods instructions with a high attention to detail.
Operates manufacturing process control equipment associated with raw material charging operations, fill line packaging and filling equipment, and information system databases.
Performs routine quality inspections to ensure all manufacturing steps are performed in acceptable manner.
Operates industrial equipment including industrial powered equipment and packaging fill line equipment associated with the palletizing of finished goods products.
Operates industrial powered equipment including reach trucks, sit down lift trucks and pallet moving equipment.
Records and collects data utilizing computers, radios and RF equipment.
Complete regular inspection of equipment, maintain clean and neat work area and assist others as needed.
Maintains housekeeping standards and performs cleaning as assigned including daily trash and cardboard duties.
Other tasks as assigned.

High School diploma or GED equivalent Preferred.
Ability to follow detailed instructions and be able to record progress/procedures/steps as completed.
Ability to physically move finished goods, raw materials and packaging related dunnage as needed.
Ability to lift 50 pounds on a regular basis and 80 pounds on an occasional basis.
Ability to work in a team environment and take ownership over area of responsibility.
Must complete required safety training.
Must have interpersonal skills to work in a positive manner in a team atmosphere.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time and move over, under, and around forklift, pallet jack, and racking equipment.
Ability to lift cases or pails of product and maneuver them as needed on production lines.
Ability to use computers and warehouse management systems (SAP preferred) to manage, complete and resolve errors as needed.
Must wear protective gear including but not limited to: gloves, safety glasses, and other PPE including respirators as required.
PPG: We protect and beautify the world.
At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers’ biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:
With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.
Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.
You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.
Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.
Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.
You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone’s ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.
Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG Industries, Inc. offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG’s affirmative action plan by emailing .

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