AkzoNobel · Publicerad 23 sept

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals (PPC) is a leading global force in pulp bleaching technologies, lloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are widely used by customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Performance is one of the three sub business units within AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals. We operate four product lines: Expancel, Levasil, Kromasil and Fine Chemicals. Our head office is located in Bohus, Sweden.

Stockvik is one of the largest AkzoNobel-sites in Sweden, with 380 people working in three different business units: Pulp and Performance

Chemicals, Surface Chemistry and Wood Finishes and Adhesives. We are now looking for a person with experience and high interest in leadership, ready to take on a new exciting challenge within AkzoNobel.

We have one opening as Sales Support Manager to Expancel within AkzoNobel in Sundsvall. In this position you report to Sales &

Marketing Director and will have about 6-10 direct reports.

As our Sales Support Manager your focus will be to lead and develop the Sales Support Team, and ensure that we provide world class customer service to our customers.

Main duties and responsibilities

Attract, lead, coach, appraise and develop employees, ensure staffing and stimulate talent management

Align the department's operational targets with the business' strategy and annual objectives

Manage the "Order To Cash (OTC) cycle for the demands from the global customer base.

(Co)develop, implement and optimize work processes, techniques and systems by means of continuous improvements and leveraging on best practice.

Ensure that procedures and competence of Sales/Customer Support team is up to standards and regulations, laws, and AkzoNobel procedures

Act as focal point on Sales / Customer Support and OTC process related issues for Marketing and Sales team, Logistics, Planning, Controlling, Production and Site Logistics


Academic background or equivalent experience in Supply Chain, logistics or similar

Excellent knowledge and experience in working in SAP environment

Good knowledge in Microsoft Office programs

Minimum 2 years of experience in managing a team of at least 5 employees

Excellent knowledge in English, both written and spoken

To be successful in this position you are a strong leader who appreciates the power of team work as well as individual performances. You are confident in your own expertise and a strong drive to deliver results while maintaining a high quality and safety standards. You have excellent communication skills and the ability to clearly set the direction as well as create winning teams and build your own network. You have experience from change management and enjoy being a manager in an environment of change

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.

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Additional information

This is a permanent position on a full time basis, based in Sundsvall.

For further information about the position please contact Sylvia Winkel, Sales and Marketing Director, +46709 57 77 81.

For more information about the recruitment process please contact Maria Näsén, Talent Resourcing Partner, +46705 56 25 24.

Please apply via our online recruitment system. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For unions related questions:

Sveriges Ingenjörer, Carl Nordlander +46 60 13 42 25

Unionen: Jenny Ersson +46 60 13 43 70

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

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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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