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Product Owner

Company: PPG Industries, Inc.
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Are you a naturally curious person who loves to dive deep into complex workflows and systems to find opportunities to simplify and remove friction? If so, then PPG may have the opportunity for you! As the Product Owner, you will envision, lead, and execute complex and exciting customer-facing products and their internal counterparts. As a Product Owner, you will develop new and existing experiences across a variety of user needs with a focus on efficiency of communication. You will help solve the most important problems that we face as a company.

PPG Services is a digital technology platform that streamlines project management and paint services for facility management teams and painting contractors. Our system matches buyers of painting services with experienced paint crews, managing all logistics of the job, to provide a stress-free experience. At PPG Services, we have created an atmosphere that is hard-working and fun-loving, while embracing the support from our broader corporate community. Our culture revolves around positivity and productivity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gather, enhance, and promote business opportunities from key customer segments and business partners, including sales, marketing, operations, and finance.
  • Drive creative solutions through the software lifecycle, leading as product owner to agile scrum counterparts from development, QA, and DevOps.
  • Contribute to defining and evolving product epics, crafting user stories, scenarios, and product backlogs.
  • Participate in the design process, from concept and strategy to wireframing, prototyping, user testing, and final execution.
  • Assist in the training of internal product users and establish an ongoing relationship with key team members to learn and improve experiences iteratively.
  • Foster user-centered design to ensure development teams think in terms of people's experiences, not just technologies.
  • Be a champion of the MVP concept, distilling the product down to what is desirable, viable, and feasible.
  • Embody servant leadership and represent your team effectively, substantiate our efforts and the driving decisions behind it.
  • Foster an inclusive environment that values differences and builds a sense of belonging and appreciation for team members.


  • 3-4 years as Product Owner.
  • 1-2 Years of UI/UX Design.
  • Proven experience in agile + SCRUM.
  • Working knowledge in software development principles and application.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated success defining and launching products and features.
  • Skilled at influencing cross-functional teams without formal authority.

What we are looking for in a qualified candidate:

  • You understand the value of being agile vs. doing agile and flourish in the intersection.
  • You possess an innate ability to make things happen around you. You are a positive force that wins the hearts and minds of the people who are collaborating with you.
  • You are equally comfortable talking tech with developers, user experience with designers, copy and positioning with product marketers, numbers with finance, and strategy with executive leadership.
  • Driven to collaborate across teams, you lead without structured authority.
  • Familiarity with architectural painting and/or general contractor industries is not required, but it is a plus.


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.

PPG Way: (Click here to learn more about the PPG Way)

PPG vision:

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

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.

Pay Transparency poster: English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

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