Production Manager Resin Plant Industrial Coatings,

Sweden, Skåne, Malmö

Business unit: Metal Coatings

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel är ett världsledande färgföretag och en ledande producent av specialkemikalier, bygglim och limsystem. Vi har ledande marknadspositioner och starka varumärken i länder över hela världen. Vi arbetar inom flera viktiga marknadssegment – från bygg- och infrastruktur till transport, industri- samt konsumtionsvaror. Vi är också ledande inom hållbar utveckling och rankas som nummer ett på Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Rent praktiskt innebär det att våra hållbara lösningar dagligen präglar ditt, din familjs och dina vänners liv. Våra produkter gör det möjligt för er att göra det ni behöver.


 Since our current position holder will move in to another position within AkzoNobel we are now seeking her successor, who is ready to take on the challenge as Production Manager for the Resin Plant at AkzoNobel Industrial Coatings in Malmö/Sege,

The Production Manager will have an important role for the future of the Resin Plant since we are planning and implementing significant developments within the manufacturing, e.g additional volumes and new product range introduction. The Resin Plant produces semi-finished material for internal use in our manufacturing. The plant has a strategic role for AkzoNobel’s site in Malmö but also for other AkzoNobel sites in other countries.

As Production Manager you will represent the Resin Plant at site and have the overall responsibility for such as production, quality, personnel, HSE etc. You will take a driving role for the future development of the plant. You will contribute to setting goals and bugdet for the plant and also to achieve goals and stay on budget.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensure production as specified to the budgeted cost of aggregate production plan

  • Personnel responsibility and accountability for staff in the department, e.g., training, performance and development dialog, hiring, absenteeism etc.

  • Drive continuous improvement at department and also drive and participate in required projects on site

  • Responsible that all activities of Resin plant factory is conducted according to the company guidelines and regulations

  • Representing the interests of the company and plan and manage the workforce in resin plant

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Job characteristics

Closing date

August 27, 2017

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Business unit

Metal Coatings

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile


  • University degree in engineering, preferably in chemical engineering

  • 5+ years relevant working experience in similar managerial/leader position or closely related area

  • Proven experience in project management of change processes

  • Experience in continuous improvement tools such as Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous Improvement methodologies and tools is an advantage

  • Knowledge of ATEX is an advantage

  • Knowledge of food grade products is an advantage

  • Fluent in Swedish and English (both written and spoken)

  • To be successful in this role we believe you are highly engaged in work and strive for continuously improvement in everything you do. As a person you get driven by new challenges. You have a strong interest in people management and the ability to motivate and coach your team members.

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 the Operations Manager and based in Malmö/Sege. Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.

For additional information about the vacancy please contact Bertrand Lerebourg, Site Manager Performance Coatings, +46 707 45 04 30.

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Patrik Hassel, Talent Resourcing Partner,

For unions related questions please contact:
Unionen: Jörgen Dahlgren: +46 708 35 52 49
Sveriges Ingenjörer and Akademikerna: Per-Ola Löfgren +46 708 84 53 48
Ledarna: Boris Parezanovic +46 708 35 52 55

If you have any general questions about your application or need assistance please contact:

We are looking forward to your application!

More about the business

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.

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