Customer Sustainability Business Partner, Global Architectural Coatings, Automotive Refinish and Ennis Flint at PPG INDUSTRIES INC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 4 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Customer Sustainability Business Partner role is a global role supporting Global Architectual Coatings, Refinish and Ennis Flint businesses in their efforts in achieving PPG's corporate sustainability targets as well as those of our customers. In partnership with the business, establishes and implements tools, processes, and communication materials identifying and defining customer value and driving growth through sustainable advantaged products and services. Can you work with different functions to explore areas of innovation that drive higher sustainable benefits? If so, read on!

With this role's Global scope and 25-50% travel, the selected candidate may be based remotely within North America or EMEA!
Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure alignment of PPG's sustainability initiatives with business goals and work with strategic business unit (SBU) commercial, product management and technical teams to drive growth and profitability of sustainable advantaged products.
  • Communicate and influence at all levels of SBU management to build consensus, optimally integrate programs, implement technically sound yet efficient solutions, and drive profitable sales growth through sustainability.
  • Engage in the business new product development (NPD) process to ensure sustainability is a consideration early in the development stages.
  • Engage with the business team and customers to proactively collaborate on shared sustainability goals.

  • Bachelor's degree in fields of Sustainability, Chemistry, Engineering, or equivalent science education with 5+ years of related experience in sustainability and/or corporate responsibility; Master's degree preferred.
  • Life Cycle Analysis experience is a plus.
  • Exhibit strong business acumen, customer-facing communication skills, and executive presence
  • Act as a lead person or technical sustainability expert providing mentorship and direction.
  • 25-50% travel to customers and to PPG offices for collaboration can be expected.

About us:
Here at PPG we make it happen, and we seek candidates of the highest integrity and professionalism who share our values, with the commitment and drive to strive today to do better than yesterday - everyday.


Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.
The PPG Way
Every single day at PPG:

We partner with customers to create mutual value.

We are insightful, dedicated and proactive. We have intimate knowledge of the market and our customers. We focus on practical solutions that make a difference.

We are "One PPG" to the world.

We are better and stronger together. We leverage our scale to reach new markets and introduce innovative technologies as we differentiate and disrupt our markets.

We trust our people every day, in every way.

We enable and empower our people to make the right decisions. We are inclusive, transparent and respectful. Our feedback is clear and actionable.

We make it happen.

We have a passion for winning. We achieve. We deliver with discipline and integrity. We bring our best energy to our work. We decide and act intelligently and quickly.

We run it like we own it.

We respect one another by being responsible and accountable. We always act in the best interest of our company, customers, shareholders and our communities.

We do better today than yesterday - everyday.

We continuously learn. We develop our people to grow our businesses.

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We are One PPG:

PPG provides equal opportunity to all candidates and employees. We offer 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, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

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