Maintenance Technician - Paints & Coatings,

United States, Michigan, Pontiac

Business unit: Automotive & Specialty Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company, 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 are present around the globe, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Interpon. 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.


About the company
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.
Job Description
- Fabricate tools and equipment as part of the kaizen program.
- Install new equipment and equipment add-ons per engineering specifications.
- Assist operators and shift management with trouble shooting on equipment.
- Inspects equipment and performs preventative maintenance activities to keep the facility operating efficiently, avoiding downtime.
- Operates simple machines such as power saws, drills and grinders to maintain or repair facility equipment.
- Strictly follow all 5S programs regarding use and placement of all tools, supplies and equipment.
- Follow all standard practices are being followed with a high level of discipline, especially for safety related items.
- Additional duties as required.

Job Context
- Perform general maintenance on equipment including preventative maintenance and breakdown of equipment in the production area, distribution center, and Offset Atlanta.

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Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


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Automotive & Specialty Coatings

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Minimum of a High School Diploma.

- 5 years experience with equipment maintenance, fabrication, electrical equipment required.

- Experience with 5S, kaizen, and lean manufacturing preferred.

- High level of time-on-task and independent thinking/reasoning skills preferred.

- Must be able to lift 65 pounds and stand for long periods of time.

- Also requires extensive bending and stooping.

- Candidate must be able to work in a manufacturing & laboratory environment and be capable of wearing an air purifying respirator. To wear a respirator per OSHA regulations, candidate must pass medical evaluation and fit testing to qualify as a respirator user.

As a leading coatings and specialty chemical company AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.

AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.

AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).