Project Engineer,

United Kingdom, England, Felling

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.


Project Engineer
£competitive package & benefits
Felling, Gateshead
Experienced at managing projects and overseeing external contractors you are ready to develop your career in a business that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. That business is AkzoNobel. Home to world class products we are recruiting a skilled Project Engineer to ensure we maximise manufacturing performance to meet customer requirements.
As Project Engineer we will look to you to develop customer briefs by preparing and costing project plans for approval as well as manage the delivery of agreed projects to deadline and budget.  Working on multiple projects you will develop full engineering specifications, guarantee the quality of work and support the tender process. You will also monitor and produce project progress reports and ensure we meet objectives without any negative impacts on health, safety and the environment. In addition you will identify training needs and prepare training documentation for operating personnel. Important will be the ability to make sure work complies with statutory, regulatory and company standards.
An engineering graduate (ideally in Mechanical Engineering) you must have experience in an operational or project/process engineering role and hold an HSE certificate such as IOSH or NEBOSH. You are skilled at managing people, overseeing multiple assignments and working as part of a team. An effective project manager you will be good at negotiating and managing expectations as well as comfortable delivering training and producing training guides
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, 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 have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. 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.
We believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be part of a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please visit our website via the link.
AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.
Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.    

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August 27, 2017

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United Kingdom





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Protective Coatings

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