Vacancy

NPD&Supporting Manager,
Full-time

China, Shanghai, Shanghai

Business unit: DP China & North Asia

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.

Responsibility

Product development related:
- Manage and implement all relevant projects assigned by Technical manager from the yearly Technical Department Objective.
- Complete new product development project as yearly NPL plan and compliance with technical NPL process.
- Complete improvement project identified from annual BBT, complaint, new material or new technology.
- Identifies saving opportunities from material or product optimization, work with Purchasing  and Marketing to achieve yearly value creation target - VCP
- Carry on innovation project to build up technology pool and speed up NPL process.
 
Supporting:
- To provide effectively technical solution or on site supporting to manufacturing to solve production problem when producing product or launching new process.
- To provide effective technical supports to manufacturing to achieve improvement in manufacturing efficiency, i.e MME, cycle time and RFT improvement.
- Provide rework solution for SLOB product along with planning department and production department
- Communicate with marketing on features and benefits of improved products & services. Manage and implement effective technical supports to Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain, and CRD.
- Verify customer complaints and make corrective and preventive actions accordingly.  Provide on site complaint support if need

Vacancy data

Organisation

Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number

160008BB

Continent

Asia

Country

China

State/Region/Province

Shanghai

Site

Shanghai

Business unit

DP China & North Asia

Sub business unit

DP CNA RD&I CN

Job family

Development

Hierarchy level

Management

Full time/part time

Full-time

Contract type

Permanent


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Bachelor or above degree in Chemistry related major with at least 5 years practical technical experience in coatings or related industry. At least 3 years team management experience.
- Strong technical background in paint related industry. Better to have experience in the interior /exterior or art paint formulation, colour formulations design, GB test method and so on.
- Better to have technical service and complaints handling experience.

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