Operational Controller,

United States, Texas, Pasadena

Business unit: Polymer Chemistry

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 Pasadena site manufactures organic peroxides which are sold to major manufacturers of thermoplastic resins such as PVC, LDPE, polypropylene, EPS and acrylic resins.  Organic Peroxide products are hazardous, mainly due to temperature controlled transportation and handling.  The Pasadena site also manufactures thermoset and crosslinking peroxides, as well as toll produces optical monomers.
This position is responsible for capital management, month end process, inventory management and support to improve productivity (fixed and variable) and OWC reductions.   In these areas, this person is responsible for organizing, maintaining, and directing all activities and functions.  Position has contact with all levels of management as well as customers, vendors, and independent accountants.
Main Objectives:
·                Support capital investments. This includes capital reporting, engaging with project leaders and support for capital projects.
·                Perform Product Costing activities and BOM updates / NUSAP. Report inventory.
·                Projects to improve processes on site which create visibility in coach and to follow up on these projects.
·                Rendition for property taxes and other government request (MA10,000)
·                Participate in L6S projects
·                Support for budget
Health, Safety, Security and Environment Specific Responsibilities:
·         Understand and help implement the Pasadena Functional Chemicals Site Operating Policy and Objectives which includes ISO/RC 14001.
·         Be aware of potential environmental impacts in your area of responsibility and the consequences if an upset occurs.
·         Be aware of potential health, safety, security and environmental impacts in area of responsibility and the actions required should an issue occur
·         Understand and implement any parts of the Pasadena Environmental Compliance Plan and Waste Management Plan that apply to your area of responsibility.
·         Participate in the site's on-going Pollution Prevention Process.

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Closing date

December 31, 2099

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North America


United States





Business unit

Polymer Chemistry

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Full time/part time


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Job requirements/Candidate profile

Job Requirements:
·         3-5 years working experience
·         Academic degree in Business administration, account or economics
·         Ability to effectively challenge and advice site MT
·         Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills
·         Ability to work effectively with cross functional teams and accounting
·         Ability to initiate and manage changes and continuous improvement
·         Knowledge of SAP, Business Warehouse and Excel