Site Technical Manager (m/f),

Germany, North Rhine Westphalia, Hilden

Business unit: Metal Coatings

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AkzoNobel ist das größte Unternehmen für Farben und Lacke weltweit und ein führender Produzent von Spezialchemikalien. Wir sind in vielen wichtigen Marktsegmenten tätig, von Bauwesen und Infrastruktur bis hin zu Transport, Industrie und Konsumgütern. Wir sind auch führend im Bereich der Nachhaltigkeit und rangieren an oberster Stelle des Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In der Praxis bedeutet dies, dass unsere nachhaltigen Lösungen jeden Tag in Ihrem Leben und im Leben Ihrer Freunde und Familie präsent sind: Wir sind der entscheidende Faktor, damit Sie Ihre täglichen Aufgaben erledigen können.


For our SMU Metal Coatings in Hilden we are currently looking for a

Site Technical Manager (m/f)
In this role the job holder is responsible for all of the site, grounds and equipment and all project related activities performed by the Engineering and Maintenance Department. He will play a major role to transform the Hilden site into a Multi-SMU regional hub site within the next 3 years.
- Responsible for all duties as Site Responsible Engineer
- Develop engineering plan for the site based on strategic agenda and investment plans
- Develop and manage engineering projects at the site to meet the proper efficiency, time, scope, budget quality and stakeholder satisfaction
- Manage all activities of the PEM and Reliability Engineering and coordinate maintenance hourly resources for project work, repairs, and preventative maintenance
- Develop and drive a maintenance plan for the site to ensure reliability of process equipment and site infrastructure
- Oversee plant PM program and responsible for Critical Equipment (CE) and ensure any modifications on CE follow through the MOC procedure
- Lead and demonstrate the company’s relentless pursuit for HSE&S excellence, utilizing various tools including prevention, communication, recognition and investigation
- Manages contracts for maintenance including lift trucks, elevators, scales, grounds maintenance, security, snow removal, cleaning contractors, etc.
- Supervise the operation of plant utility equipment including nitrogen, chilled water, boilers, and thermal oxidizer
- Contact person for official inquiries, requirements and approval processes within its area of responsibility
- Supports and works with the ALPS project to drive continuous improvement in his area

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number







North Rhine Westphalia



Business unit

Metal Coatings

Sub business unit

Metal Coatings_North Europe

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Job Requirements:
- University degree in engineering (chemical, mechanical or electrical)  or equivalent
- A minimum of 5 years direct experience in facilities, maintenance or process management in a chemical processing or industrial site operations
- Min. 5 years of experience in leading  teams
- Knowledge and experience in project management
- Analytical approach to problem solving, strategic mind-set
- Fluent in German, very good communication skills in English
If you are interested in this position please apply online through our vacancy bank. If there are any further questions please feel free to contact:
Jasmin Knopp
Talent Resourcing Partner
+49 221 99 585 155