Summary of key duties and responsibilities:
The Technical Sales & Service Representative is responsible for the effective and efficient performance of PPG products for the customer. The incumbent will monitor systems and processes, check/control inventories, initiate problem solving resolutions, and effectively communicate with all levels in both the PPG and customer organizations. Ability to work any shift is required, but the plant currently operates 1st shift with a partial 2nd shift .
The incumbent will provide technical sales and service support to the customer in an automotive assembly plant environment at the Daimler Trucks North American plant in Portland, OR.
Functional / Technical Skills:
3-5 years in a technical setting or automotive assembly plant environment. Good written and oral communication skills. Solventborne basecoat, Solventborne clearcoat, Pretreatment and Electrocoat technology experience preferred. Strong computer skills, analytical skills, and attention to detail are required.
Educational or Required Work Experience:
Required: High school degree and related work experience.
Desired: College degree in chemistry, general science, or a related discipline. Ability to work weekend overtime as needed
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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 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.
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