Akzo Nobel AB · Publicerad 21 sept

About AkzoNobel/Casco Adhesives

Casco Adhesives in Kristinehamn is a leading provider of bonding solutions for the woodworking industry. We offer expert technical knowledge in the core areas of application in combination with a strong customer partnership model to create innovative and specific binding solutions to handle the most demanding bonding conditions.


We are now looking for a Continuous Improvement Manager/Coordinator within Wood Coatings to our site in Kristinehamn. The position is a permanent employment and you will be reporting to the Site Manager.

The CIM lead and develop Continuous Improvement for the site according to guidelines, policies and goals. The role involves implementation of ALPS (AkzoNobel Leading Performance System).

ALPS ensuring company-wide standardized processes, a culture of continuous improvement, process-centric behaviors, company values and required capabilities.

Main duties and responsibilities:
  • Push, coach and follow up the management team on site in working with identify and eliminate/decrease waste within Supply Chain.
  • Help the site to define Key Performance Indicator (KPI)
  • Train employees in the meaning of continuous improvement and explain different KPIs.
  • See to that the site's personnel are informed regularly about the improvements done.
  • Develop a strategy for visual systems and transfer of best practices within the site.
  • See to that the site is regularly informed about KPIs for waste streams within Supply Chain.
  • To write and follow-up an improvement plan for the site's ALPS work.
Job requirements/Candidate profile

To be successful in this position you should:
  • Hold a University Degree in Chemical/Mechanical and have g ood overall knowledge of technology and chemistry.
  • Have a minimum of 5 years relevant experience from the industry, including production, maintenance and QHSE&S.
  • Have experience from a managerial position and interest in developing own leadership capabilities
We believe that you have experience of responsibilities regarding to personnel and also in processoriented ways of working. You've got the ability and interest to coach, lead and teach colleagues. As a person you're humble, structured and a judge of character. You are a good communicator, verbal as written in both the Swedish and English language.

What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition - to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

Additional information

This is a permanent position on a full time basis, reporting to the site-manager and based in Kristinehamn. Please apply via our online recruitment system. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Ann Gustafsson Site Manager, phone +4655088808

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Hugo Jobring, Jr Talent Resourcing Partner, phone +46709577361

For unions related questions:
Sveriges Ingenjörer, 031-20 60 85, Unionen - 0550-887 00

We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment

More about the business

At Akzo Nobel, we are 45,000 committed employees who together create conditions for god quality of life and an inspiring living . We are a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals that provide businesses and consumers worldwide with both color and surface protection, as ingredients to essential everyday products. We are currently active in over 80 countries and our headquarters is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Our innovative products carry on a proud history and are created to make life easier for people in a rapidly changing world. Amongst our well-known brands, International and Eka , Cuprinol , Jozo and the North Sea. We are consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability in our industry and is driven by contributing to the prosperous cities and vibrant communities by creating a colorful and safe world where life becomes better
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1. AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
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