Quality Manager

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Quality Manager

  • Post Date:21st May 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.

Job Purpose

Having gained knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies and Lean Manufacturing Principles, you are looking for a new role and the opportunity to shape a major business. That is what we can offer you at AkzoNobel. Home to world class products, we have been awarded Top Employer status and are recognised globally for being first with ideas, driving innovation and delivering innovative products all of which allow us to build successful partnerships with customers.

Key Accountabilities

As Quality Manager you will help improve the customer experience and service performance by developing, heading and advocating for our Quality strategy. You will instill a passion for quality achievement throughout the site and ensure our people deliver against key performance indicators. This will include the implementation and maintenance of an annual quality improvement plan. You will ensure compliance with customer as well as national and international quality standards and investigate and report on significant non-compliance to process incidents. A campaigner for quality within the business, you will also encourage a culture of learning while nurturing a team that is results focused and continually stretches goals. Your remit will include taking responsibility for our Performance & Development process too.

Experience

An experienced Quality Manager with a relevant degree (or equivalent) you will have an in-depth understanding of continuous improvement methodologies and Lean Manufacturing Principles. You will be able to coach and performance manage teams to develop member skills as well as enhance business performance. You will also have experience of statistical process control techniques and be comfortable working with large amounts of data. With strong IT skills, you will be commercially astute and experienced in executing change management initiatives. You will enjoy a collaborative working environment and possess excellent communication, interpersonal and numeracy skills too.

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.

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: 10776