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Engineering Intern - Immediate Start

Are you an outstanding university student with a curious mind and a passion for innovation? Then you are exactly who we’re looking for to join PPG’s Summer Intern Program!

As an Engineering Intern, you will have the opportunity to gain hands on experience within a dangerous good's manufacturer. Work closely with our Quality and process improvement Manager on exciting projects that focus on compliance, quality assurance and maintenance.

Our internship program offers a 12 weeks paid experience in which you are given challenging work projects crafted to expose you to different opportunities and stretch your academic knowledge. You will also have the chance to explore what PPG has to offer and build networks for the future!

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand the PPG business as well as the industry we work in
  • Coordinate and liaise with various internal departments
  • Connect with external partners
  • Work with our market leading products and brands
  • Effectively manage your time and prioritise tasks


  • Currently completing your second or third year of a process, chemical, electrical or mechanical engineering degree
  • Proactive approach to time frames and can-do demeanour
  • Proven attention to detail as well as having good analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and administrative skills
  • Enjoy working autonomously, and, in a collaborative and creative team environment, willing to bring new ideas to the table
  • Full availability during 12 week internship period (Late November 2021 to mid-February 2022

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 www.ppg.com 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 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 [email protected]

PPG values your feedback on our recruiting process. We encourage you to visit Glassdoor.com 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.

Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Internships
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    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Closing Date:12th Jul 2021, 1:59 pm


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