Maintenance Technician,

United States, Texas, Houston

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.


The individual in this position works in the maintenance department to support the functioning of the production department—to include, but not limited to, the repair and maintenance work as well as the preventative maintenance and installation work. Additionally, the individual is also responsible in certain cases to provide support to maintain/repair the company assets which are installed on site.
Work with the external contractor(s) to provide necessary help and assistance in order to complete their work on site and issue the required work permits.
Work on work requests related to front offices, labs, security gates and other equipment(s) spread across the site. Also, additional work as may be assigned
Comply with company’s safety standards and complete the assigned Clarity modules online.
Record all the work done on a daily basis to support and maintain the work order system—Megamation.
Participate and contribute in Health & Safety, Security and Environmental activities (SAFE meetings, BBS observer, HS&E training, Near Miss & AIRI reporting, Housekeeping, 5S, Recycling, Waste Management, etc.)
Perform repair and maintenance job on machines/equipment. This work includes operator calls, work order requests and PM assignments.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


United States





Business unit

Protective Coatings

Job family


Hierarchy level

Entry Level

Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- High School diploma or GED required.
- Two (2) years' Maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment.
- Must be able to perform electrical and mechanical repairs to processing machinery and associated equipment.
- Must be able to repair and install equipment from schematics.
- Must be able to plan, prioritize and coordinate multiple activities.
- Must be able to properly document maintenance information in a neat and legible manner when required.
- Must be computer literate.
- Ability to work safely and at ease while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment including: respiratory protection, gloves, safety shoes, hearing protection, aprons, face shields and etc
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)