Mechanical Engineering Lead

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Mechanical Engineering Lead

  • Post Date:2nd June 2023
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About the job

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.Polymer and Services Engineering Lead

Competitive salary and benefits package

Felling, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear NE10 0JY

Having gained extensive experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally in a COMAH / Major Hazard site, you are now seeking your next senior level engineering role. This Polymer and Services Engineering Lead with a world expert in making coatings is the opportunity you are looking for. Operating in over 150 countries, AkzoNobel is home to well-known brands, such as the UK’s favourite Dulux paint, and has been awarded Top Employer status in the UK & Europe. We are now recruiting a Polymer and Services Engineering Lead to become the Responsible Engineer for the delivery and continuous improvement of engineering and maintenance activities within our Polymer Plant and Central Engineering/Services Areas in Felling.

Polymer and Services Engineering Lead – The Role

  • Ensure the on-time delivery of all aspects of engineering/maintenance for areas of responsibility within our polymer plant and across engineering services.
  • Carry out preventative and reactive maintenance.
  • Guarantee that all assets are reliable and safe to operate.
  • Audit engineering processes/systems identifying opportunities for improvement.
  • Implement & maintain continuous improvement of engineering processes/systems.
  • Ensure compliance with corporate/statutory/regulatory requirements.
  • Support training activities to maximise individual performance.
  • Inspires commitment to our purpose, vision, strategy, core principles, values and leadership behaviours.

Polymer And Services Engineering Lead – About You

  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in a COMAH / Major Hazard site preferred.
  • Qualified Chartered Engineer (IMechE) or working towards qualification.
  • Familiar with Asset Management Systems such as ISO55000
  • Experience with AUTOCAD
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills.
  • Enjoys a collaborative working environment where supporting colleagues is key.
  • Good at building relationships and solving problems.
  • Understands the importance of keeping a safe working environment.

Polymer and Services Engineering Lead – What Is In It For You

We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact. We also offer comprehensive packages including:

  • Competitive Salary (depending on experience).
  • 25 days holiday excluding bank holidays.
  • Income protection.
  • Staff discount at Dulux Decorator Centre stores.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Employee Life Assurance.
  • Company pension.
  • Product discounts.
  • Flexible benefits scheme offering benefits including Gymflex, retail card, dental cover and more!

Polymer And Services Engineering Lead – How To Apply

We have been inventing the future for more than two centuries and need people like you to be part of the team.

Apply online via the link and we will get right back to you.

We are advocates of a healthy work life balance and mental wellbeing. We are happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles.

At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 30116