AkzoNobel wants to be the number one choice for our customers and build a world-class, purpose driven company. We recognize that being able to reach a talented workforce with global experience and skills in all our markets has never been more important to our business. The GET program is developed to give graduat es the opportunity to rapidly develop in AkzoNobel and Manufacturing Department, while having an international experience.
During the graduate programme, you will receive on-the-job training across diverse assignments in different areas: continuous improvement, project engineering, process engineering, production planning and/or reliability engineering. Following this program, you will have the opportunity to be deployed to another site within AkzoNobel in the same region. At the end of the graduate programme, based on readiness and performance, you will be assigned a final role in discussion with the Regional Manufacturing Organization from your host sites.
Key Responsibilities during program
. Actively participate in all site health, safety, environment, quality and sustainability activities.
. Use of statistical analysis and appropriate business excellence project management processes to identify areas of significant improvement and develops plans to realize the benefits
. Investigate root cause of process failures, develop solutions for non-conforming products and implement improvement plans.
. Understand and improve Manufacturing strategy and input into site development plan based on current capabilities.
. Adopt successful ideas from the external world and designs improved systems to meet business needs.
. Utilise the integrated asset management program within the sites lean operating principles, including the use of Work Management, Tactics, Hydrocarbon Management, Condition Monitoring, Defect Elimination, Operate for Reliability, Core Competencies and Metrics.
. Uses data analysis and problem-solving methodologies to maximise plant and equipment effectiveness to achieve optimum life cycle cost of production equipment.
. Generate and utilise charts and graphs to identify and analyze losses to prioritize opportunities for improvement
. Fresh graduate with a positive attitude - From Bachelor (or Master's degree) in all engineering discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Robotics, Automation, Industrial, Mechatronics etc.)
. Maximum one-year experience
. Exhibit high initiative and leadership in student organizations/extracurricular activities
. Proficient in English (universally understood across other countries)
. Fluent in own local language
. Willing to learn & experience different functions/knowledge. Open & proactive to share and exchange
. Excellent communication skills and inquisitive nature
. Open for mobility (domestic & international). Can relocate to other countries on completion of the GET program
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.
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