Site Manager Reutlingen (m/w),

Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Reutlingen

Business unit: Powder Coatings

About AkzoNobel

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 Powder Coatings in Reutlingen we are currently looking for a

Site Manager (m/f)
In this role the job holder contributes to the execution of the sales, expense and profitability targets. The job holder meets the targets by managing Operations of the site and continuously improves the performance of the site’s ISC metrics. As a member of the SMU Regional Operations team, the job holder contributes to the formulation of business objectives from an operations perspective and ensures site capabilities.
- Plans, leads, organizes and controls the delivery of the site’s contribution to business objectives and overall performance and provides insights regarding developments based on analysis
- Ensures ISC strategy is cascaded to the site organization effectively to ensure appropriate alignment of focus and relevant information
- Establishes, achieves, enforces and continuously improves the performance levels for the site
- 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
- 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
- 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

Actively seeks to use the Lean and Six Sigma methodology to solve chronic problems and remove waste

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

Powder Coatings

Sub business unit

Powder Coatings Operations

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- University degree in business management, engineering  or equivalent
- Min. 10 years working experience in Operation Management in an industrial environment
- Min. 5 years of experience in leading  teams
- High level of customer focus and strong communicator
- Extensive Knowledge of health and safety regulations
- Knowledge in Lean Management and Six Sigma
Good communication skills in English/German
For further information please feel free to contact:
Jasmin Knopp
Talent Resourcing Partner
+49 221 99 585 155