Jun 9, 2021
AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.
£26,500pa plus benefits
Birmingham, West Midlands
A graduate in Chemical Engineering with knowledge of Process Engineering, strategy and policies, you are looking to progress your career in a business that can offer the right person global development opportunities. That business is AkzoNobel. Awarded Top Employer status, we offer careers with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We are a company that forms successful partnerships with customers and are now recruiting a Graduate Engineer to support our Performance Coatings business in Birmingham.
As an Engineer you will assist the Site Responsible Engineer with health and safety related capex improvement plans, process safety management advances and production process efficiency activities and continuous improvement initiatives. This will involve you defining, preparing, leading and executing projects, in line with business needs using project management methods and techniques to deliver key projects. Important will be the ability to demonstrate our relentless pursuit for HSE&S excellence by ensuring activities support AkzoNobel as well as legal requirements. You will also identify opportunities and make suggestions for improvements in production and engineering processes, strategy of control, installations and equipment. You will monitor budgets and document activities performed on processes, installations and equipment too.
A graduate in Chemical Engineering you will possess sound knowledge of Process Engineering, strategy and policies. You enjoy working in a collaborative environment and have well developed communication, interpersonal and presentation skills. You will also enjoy working as part of a team and be committed to achieving results. IT literate, you will have a good appreciation of H&S needs and a dedication to enhance existing skills through continuous professional development activities and training courses.
Experience of working in a manufacturing environment on a chemical site would be an advantage. As would exposure to an engineering role in a COMAH facility, which is regulated by both the HSE & EA.
Who are AkzoNobel?
Customers around the world use our trusted brands and products. Some of them are household names, others are more specialist products, but everything we make is likely to play an essential role in your daily routine. We are experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in colour and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Our products transform homes and interiors, make buildings better, keep transport moving, and the wheels of industry turning. We have four clear and simple values: Customer Focused, Deliver on Commitments, Passion for Excellence and Winning Together. These values provide the ‘how’ for successful strategy implementation.
If you want to be part of an organisation that is truly passionate about what they do and how they do it then we would love to hear from you.
In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
We may consider flexible working for this role.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.