United States, Georgia, Duluth

Business unit: Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

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.


Machine operator includes entry level operator who are being trained in one or more of the plant processes, and material handlers who are primarily responsible for packing finish product in bags & boxes and supervised contractors who are not trained to operate plant processes. Production Manager, based on plant needs as well as the individual’s skills and level of training determine progression through various job functions.
All site personnel must work in a manner that protects the safety and health of themselves and their fellow workers and exhibit care for the environment. All personnel have responsibilities in the following area:
- Organizing daily operation involved in production areas: Perform quality analysis and packaging, maintain detail production/maintenance records, and input production information into MES along with analysis.
- Perform safety observations.
- Perform daily safety and maintenance checks.
- Maintain excellent housekeep inside production room and on equipment.
- Complete all necessary training qualification.
- Participate in ongoing Occupational Health and Safety Program being developed by Expancel, Inc. On time incident reporting and investigation in AkzoNobel systems, eg Airsweb..
- Troubleshoot/Resolve equipment malfunctions in the production area.
- Participate in routine maintenance on equipment based on software.
- Maintain safe standards during work practices.
- Perform daily job responsibility in SAP & MES.
- Practice workplace safety (LSR).
- Maintain/Record accurate QC analysis data and retain samples.
- Licensed forklift operation.
- Understands the site emergency plan and can act accordingly.
- Completion of time sheet.
- Use of P&DD.
- Understanding of customers’ needs
- Quality control including performing lab tests and packaging finish product.
- Basic maintenance and housekeeping.
- Basic computer skills in Microsoft applications.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


United States





Business unit

Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

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Hierarchy level

Entry Level

Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- GED or high school diploma required.
- Be willing to develop and support company policies, procedures and initiatives.
- Be a reliable and committed employee.
- Recognize and complete tasks before they are assigned.
- To be self-motivated and thorough with assigned work.
- Ability to work as part of a team and good interpersonal skills.
- Basic computer literacy.
- Basic literary skills.
- Basic mathematical skills.
Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both a pre-employment background check and a drug screening. In some case, pre-employment physicals may also be required.

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).