United States, Ohio, Columbus

Business unit: Metal 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.


Purpose/Key Objective of the Position:
The Receptionist is the first point of contact on site for visitors. Responsible for the operation of the switchboard, mailroom and additional administrative duties. Must be able to handle high volume of phone calls and transfer accordingly as required. Must be able to maintain a positive attitude and handle a busy fast paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:
• Greet/log in visitors and provide visitor badges
• Operate telephone system and transfer calls accordingly
• Receives, sorts and posts all incoming mail from US Post Office, FedEx, UPS and DHL; receives outgoing mail daily and adds postage.
• HSE related administrative duties, including: send out SDS bi-weekly, log certificates of insurance (liability), file training records, create purchase orders, etc.
• Maintain Outlook schedules for conference rooms and company vehicles
• Maintain PPE area

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

Vacancy number



North America


United States





Business unit

Metal Coatings

Job family


Hierarchy level

Entry Level

Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

• High School diploma or equivalent
• Human relations skills to deal effectively with visitors in person or on the telephone.
• Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Outlook).
• Capable of operating telephone switchboard.

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)