Production Supervisor

1-2 years
2 months ago
Job Description

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities - and the environment - are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. We're active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It's what you'd expect from a pioneering paints company that's committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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Job Purpose

  • This role is to lead all production and operational activities, supervising staff, organizing and monitoring work flow , and ensuring company standards of efficiency and quality.
  • Planning and coordinating work schedules, assignments and production processes to meet production goals
  • Manage plant manufacturing assets, driving improvement in costs, quality and producti vity.
  • Provide leadership for the successful in operation & manufacturing

Key Accountabilities

  • Assist Production manager to systemize and controls production related activities at the site to meet objectives and budgets with regard to quality, costs and service.
  • Contributes to successful product volume reallocations and SQCDP KPIs.
  • Co-develops and executes plans related to improving quality, costs, HSE and service in conjunction with the Site Management Team.
  • Participates in the definition of investments for production related activities and equipment.
  • Works with RD&I to enable New Product Initiatives, of which product responsibility is accepted from RD&I after three successful batches.
  • Calls-off all required non-product related resources (Site Operation Consumable & Services and real estate including facilities).
  • Oversee and contributes to the implementation of CI / ALPS initiatives
  • To perform other tasks as assigned by Production Manager


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering or related fields.
  • New graduated or 1-2 years of experience of related industry experience. (Experience in Chemical plant will be advantaged)
  • Knowledge in production management, quality management systems, SAP, Lean, 5S, TPM knowledge will be advantaged.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to motivate employees at all levels.
  • Strong decision-making, problem-solving, multitasking, organizational skills, analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with all levels of personnel from workers to top management.
  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Able to work in shift pattern (Day/Night)

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.

Requisition ID:37600

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