Technical Service Representative - Los Angeles or,

United States, California, Los Angeles

Business unit: Automotive & Specialty Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we are present around the globe, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International and Interpon. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.


AkzoNobel Performance Coatings has an outstanding opportunity for a Technical Service Representative in the Vehicle Refinishes division. 

This is a remote position with the ideal candidate being based out of Los Angeles, CA or willing to consider a canddiate living in the Silicon Valley area.

Key Objective of the Job: 
The Technical Service Representative will work independently and as a member of a small sales team by providing technical expertise and support to customers in the automotive collision center industry.

- Ensures that AkzoNobel customers are properly trained on the use and application of products, services and equipment.
- Coordinates site testing and introduction of new products.
- Assists the sales team as required on special customer projects such as line trials for key prospects and troubleshooting for current customers.
- Works in collaboration with the Technical Consultant to educate customers regarding governmental and safety standards.
- Performs other duties as assigned. 

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Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


United States




Los Angeles

Business unit

Automotive & Specialty Coatings

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- High school diploma/GED required. Technical or vocational education (2 years) in auto refinishing preferred
- Minimum 5 years experience in the direct application of automotive car refinishing products required
- Knowledge in refinish application techniques and professional knowledge of refinish repair processes
- Able to travel 60% of the time – primarily driving
- Ability to problem solve
- Effective time management skills
- Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
- Ability to work independently for long periods of time and have
- Effective communication skills
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
- Ability to wear a respirator and pass an annual fit test
- Must possess a valid Driver's License.

As a leading coatings and specialty chemical company AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.

Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. 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).