Mechanical Project Manager,

Sweden, Västernorrland, Sundsvall

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.


The Site Service Department in Stockvik is a crucial function for the AkzoNobel Production Site in the Sundsvall area. The organization will primarily support and create synergies for AkzoNobel's production units in Stockvik, thereby also strengthening their long-term competitiveness.
AkzoNobel’ s production units aim for a trouble free production process through a high level of continuous improvement. The Site Service department operates really integrated with the production units to support this vision.

The department consists of Maintenance, Infrastructure, Technical Support and Administration.
We aim to reach maintenance in world class and are now looking for a Mechanical Project Manager to Technical Support. Technical support works with project management and building control at the site in Stockvik.
As our Mechanical Project Manager you will project lead multidiscipline projects. This includes the responsibility to plan and implement pre projects and project, as well as the responsibility to ensure good quality through the whole process. You ensure to deliver a high level of service to our customers, get your mission done in time and with good quality.  
All work is done in line with AkzoNobel’ s HSE standards, directives and policy’s.

Main duties and responsibilities

- Planning projects regarding activities, budget, resources, timeline, risk identification etc
- Ensuring that European and national law, regulations etc is followed through the project
- Work with continuous improvement within your area of responsibility
- P articipate in the design work for the renovation and extension of the production equipment.
- Risk management for new/rebuilt plant or equipment

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Job characteristics

Closing date

August 06, 2017

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Business unit

Pulp & Perform. Chemicals

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Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Technical education at university within the machine or process direction, or corresponding experience
- Experience from different kind of risk analysis
- G ood experience from working with MS Office
- Master drawing tools such as AutoCAD.
- Good knowledge in Swedish and English, written and spoken
- Previous experience in project management and construction in process is desirable, as is knowledge of ATEX, pressure vessels (PED) and Machinery Directive.
As a person you are proactive, service-oriented and flexible. You have good analytical skills and you are easy to work with others. To be successful in this position, you need to have the ability to lead different kind of professions to manage to achieve the projects objectives.

What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.
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Additional Information

This is a permanent position on a full time basis, reporting to Chief Mechanical Project Engineer and based in Stockvik.
Please apply via our online recruitment system. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded. If you have any general questions about your application or need assistance please contact:
For additional information about the vacancy please contact Jan Iggström, Chief Mechanical Project Engineer, +46705 25 02 77
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Maria Näsén, Talent Resourcing Partner, +46705 56 25 24
For unions related questions:
Sveriges Ingenjörer, Carl Nordlander 060 13 42 25
Unionen, Tina Östlund Hall 060 13 44 66
We perform drug tests on all employees as a part of our effort to maintain a drug-free environment
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More about the business

AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals (PPC) is a leading global force in pulp bleaching technologies, colloidal silica and expandable microspheres. We provide innovative and sustainable products and technologies that are widely used by customers in a large variety of industrial applications. Specialty Products is one of the three global sub business units within AkzoNobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals. We operate three separate product lines: Expancel, Colloidal Silica and Fine Chemicals. Our head office is located in Bohus, Sweden. We operate from 13 locations in 10 different countries and employ 300 people.
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