Warehouse Manager,

United States, Hawaii, Kapolei

Business unit: Protective Coatings

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.


Provides end-to-end responsibility for warehousing activities, allowing maximum operational flexibility according to customer service, quality, HSE and costs targets.

SpecificS tasks:
- Delivers the financial and service (incl. quality) and HSE targets regarding warehousing activities.
- Develops and implements projects innovating the site logistics processes (increase service, decrease costs, with a focus on warehousing).
- Designs and develops management information reports for cost information, savings, productivity and customer claims. Analyzes reports and takes action as required.
- Manages 3rd party logistics services covering the provisions of warehousing.
- Establishes budgets for departments supervised and implements controls necessary to keep expenditures within budgetary limitations.
- Accounts for proper allocation of man hours.
- Communicates targets and continuously measures and communicates status against these targets.
- Ensures all site safety rules are strictly followed to that no injuries occur.
- Is familiar and complies with all the applicable corporate as well as site and laboratory policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct, HSE and Product Safety & Regulatory Affairs (PSRA) standards.

Main Management Responsibilities:
- Inspires commitment to AkzoNobel’s purpose, vision, strategy, core principles, values and leadership behaviors.
- Acts as an ambassador and creates an open environment in which the team as a whole and its members individually can perform at their best.
- Stimulates, manages and follows through on employee engagement and builds on the workforce to reflect the societies and markets in which we do business (D&I).
- Ensures that job profiles are in place, sets objectives for team members, reviews development and provides clear, open and constructive feedback on performance combined with the appropriate actions.
- Strengthens the talent pipeline by developing talent and regularly assesses and discusses talent and internal movement. Continuously monitors and evaluates retention risk.
- Ensures reporting line is fully informed and acts in line with HSE and Compliance regulations.
- Manages and plans relevant budgets and proactively manages costs.
- Reports on progress on a continuous base.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


United States





Business unit

Protective Coatings

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Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Minimum of 2 years of warehouse experience
Must be able to lift a minimum of 70 lbs
Computer skills