Site Manager, Baoan,

China, Guangdong, Shenzhen

Business unit: Powder Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


- Plans, leads, organizes & controls the delivery (ready to serve) of the site’s contribution to business objectives and overall performance (in terms of safety, reliability, productivity, service, cost, quality, material/eco-efficiency and community stewardship) and provides insights regarding developments based on analysis.
- As a member of the SMU Operations team, contributes to the formulation of business objectives from an operations perspective and ensures site capabilities, constraints and HSE considerations are incorporated into business planning.
- Ensures ISC strategy is cascaded to the site organization effectively to ensure appropriate alignment of focus and relevant information and issues are fed back up.
- Establishes, achieves, enforces and continuously improves the performance levels for the site in terms of customer service, safety, cost, quality, material efficiency, capital, engagement and eco efficiency and enforces the minimum personal performance level.
- Implements and operates the standard ALPS CoE processes for the site consistent with the agreed ISC functional excellence agenda.
- Implements and operates the common HSE platform and identifies and respond effectively to hazards in HSE and security.
- Designs, installs and safely maintains assets
- Produces and effectively uses materials and services.
- Coaches, mentors and develops the site management team members and build a team which collectively is capable of and fully involved in achieving the task.
- Establishes a culture of functional and operational excellence, continuous improvement and accountability, professionalism and commitment to company values and behaviors
- Acts as role model in talent management through developing a strong talent bench for key positions at site, enhancing talent development and engagement levels.
- Stimulates talent management by identifying and selecting talents with growth potential and driving exchange of talents across sites with colleague site managers.
- Networks with other site managers / stakeholders inside and outside of AkzoNobel to develop and share knowledge, experience, leverage best practice and exchange of/and building talents.
- Serves as the primary point of contact for communications outside of the site; being responsible for maintaining good relationships internal AkzoNobel and with all external bodies (media, attorneys, governmental and regulatory officials, community and business leaders, customers, employer association/association of chemical industry).
- Be familiar with all applicable corporate as well as site policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct/HSE standards and acts in compliance with all regulations.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

Powder Coatings

Sub business unit

Powder Coatings_North Asia

Job family

ISC Management

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- minimum Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Chemical Engineering/Mechanical engineering or equivalent
- 10 Years related experience and/or training.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
- Ability to write speeches, and present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.
- Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts, apply mathematical operations to tasks.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematicalor diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.