Process Engineer

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Process Engineer

  • Post Date:18th June 2021
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Job Description

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.

Process Engineer

  • Competitive package & benefits

Ashington, Northumberland

You are of graduate calibre with experience in chemical or mechanical construction project engineering. Now you are ready for a new challenge in a business that offers careers with breadth, depth of scope and impact. This Process Development Engineer role with AkzoNobel is the position you are looking for. Awarded Top Employer status, we are a company that forms successful partnerships with customers and can offer you an exciting role delivering continuous improvement principles and process technology improvements for all production processes, procedures and ways of working at our state-of-the-art production facility in Ashington.

As Process Development Engineer you will implement projects and involve site employees in delivering continuous improvement events. We will look to you to work with the site team to improve standards as well as identify areas of significant improvement and develop plans to realise those benefits. You will encourage a culture of ‘never being satisfied’ with current performance and share best practice knowledge across the site and the wider Company to underpin our status as a leader in world class manufacturing. You will also investigate the root cause of process failures and develop solutions as well as collaborate with colleagues to drive a lean continuous improvement programme. Important will be the ability to keep aware of new developments within and outside the business.

Ideally a graduate in a relevant technical discipline, you must have experience of chemical or mechanical construction project engineering. You will have an understanding of the codes and standards regulating the chemical process industry as well as knowledge of knowledge of HAZOP, Risk Assessment, Audit and HSE plans. Six Sigma certified, you will be a good project manager too. Experience in the batch chemical process industry is desirable for this role.

In additional to your technical talents, you will also possess good communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

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.

Please note: 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.

Requisition ID: 10219