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Commercial OEM Platform Manager at PPG INDUSTRIES INC in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The Commercial OEM Platform Manager contributes to the success of PPG Automotive Refinish by shaping execution of marketing strategies and tactical deployment plans within the US & Canada. The Commercial OEM Platform Manager works with sales, technical, training, customer service, manufacturing, and distribution groups to develop strategies for the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) segments including Commercial Fleet, Commercial Bus, Fire and Emergency and Recreational Vehicles (RV). You will also manage platform complexities surrounding value creation, product performance, positioning, lifecycle, and customer/marketplace needs. Position location can include Pittsburgh, PA, Strongsville, OH, or Delaware.


  • Build segment strategy based on understanding of customer needs, industry and competitive dynamics, a focus on sustainability and PPG position. Work with other team members to lead implementation to support the Commercial business strategy.

  • Market assessment: improve knowledge-base of market landscape including market as a whole, segmentation of market, opportunities for coatings and allied products, current competitive landscape, and current PPG business and position within the market.

  • Industry and competitors: monitor and evaluate industry and competitor developments, marketing actions, products, position, strengths, and weaknesses to anticipate competitor response to Commercial initiatives. Analyze competitors' offerings and position the PPG offerings to succeed.

  • SBU coordination: Serve as central point to coordinate with other responsibilities within business to ensure segment strategies/platform plans are regionally performed.

  • Create regional execution of product strategy for specific product categories.

  • Support regional activities to deliver new product development goals and product life cycle objectives.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in marketing, business, or a technical discipline.

  • 5+ years of relevant experience with a background in success.

  • Proficiency in gathering and analyzing market intelligence. Assemble and organize multiple sources of market assessment.

  • Domestic travel is 35%.

  • #LI-Hybrid position

  • #Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K

This job posting may have multiple locations listed.

PPG pay ranges and benefits can vary by location which allows us to compensate employees competitively in different geographic markets. PPG considers several factors in making compensation decisions including, but not limited to, skill sets, experience and training, qualifications and education, licensure and certifications, and other organizational needs. Other incentives may apply.

Our employee benefits programs are designed to support the health and well-being of our employees. Any insurance coverages and benefits will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the applicable plans and associated governing plan documents.

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 "One PPG" to the world.
We trust our people every day, in every way.
We make it happen.
We run it like we own it.
We do better today than yesterday - everyday.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit and provide feedback on the process, so that we can do better today than yesterday.
Benefits will be discussed with you by your recruiter during the hiring process.

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