Gerente Fábrica_Tintas Decorativas_Recife (Site Ma,
Horário integral

Brazil, Pernambuco, Recife

Business unit: Decorative Paints

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.


Main purpose:
Defines & manages the execution of the site manufacturing by effective management of the site;
Continuously improves the performance of the site’s ISC metrics and ensured delivery on yearly site objective in safety, quality, cost, service, productivity, people & talent development.
Specific tasks:
- Plans, leads, organizes & controls the delivery (ready to serve) of the site’s contribution to business objectives and overall performance (in terms of safety, reliability, productivity, service, cost, quality, material/eco-efficiency and community stewardship) and provides insights regarding developments based on analysis;

- Contributes to the formulation of business objectives from a manufacturing perspective and ensures site capabilities, constraints and HSE considerations are incorporated into business planning;

- Ensures ISC strategy is cascaded to the site organization effectively to ensure appropriate alignment of focus and relevant information and issues are fed back up;

- Establishes, achieves, enforces and continuously improves the performance levels for the site in terms of customer service, safety, cost, quality, material efficiency, capital, engagement and resource productivity and enforces the minimum personal performance level;

- Implements and operates the standard ALPS CoE processes for the site consistent with the agreed ISC functional excellence agenda;

- Implements and operates the common HSE platform and identifies and respond effectively to hazards in HSE and security;

- Designs, installs and safely maintains assets;

- Produces and effectively uses materials and services;

- Coaches, mentors and develops the site management team members and build a team which collectively is capable of and fully involved in achieving the task;

- Establishes a culture of functional and operational excellence, continuous improvement and accountability, professionalism and commitment to company values and behaviors;

- Acts as role model in talent management through developing a strong talent bench for key positions at site, enhancing talent development and engagement levels;

- Stimulates talent management by identifying and selecting talents with growth potential and driving exchange of talents across sites with colleague site managers;

- Networks with other site managers / stakeholders inside and outside of AkzoNobel to develop and share knowledge, experience, leverage best practice and exchange of/and building talents;

- Serves as the primary point of contact for communications outside of the site; being responsible for maintaining good relationships internal AkzoNobel and with all external bodies (media, attorneys, governmental and regulatory officials, community and business leaders, customers, employer association/association of chemical industry);

- Be familiar with all applicable corporate as well as site policies/procedures with regard to personal conduct/HSE standards and acts in compliance with all regulations.

Main Management Responsibilities:
- Works closely with the Supply Chain for which the site produces products to ensure matrix structure operates efficiently;
- Acts as an ambassador and encouraging talent processes and engagement;
- Ensures a job profile is in place, sets objectives for team members, reviews development and provides clear, open and constructive feedback on performance combined with the appropriate actions;
- Strengthens the talent pipeline by developing talent and regularly assesses and discusses talent and internal movement. Continuously monitors and evaluates retention risk;
- Stimulates, manages and follows through on employee engagement and builds on the workforce to reflect the societies and markets in which we do business (D&I);
- Creates an open environment in the team where all people can perform at their best and stimulates the development of others and ensures an engaged finance team;
- Ensures reporting line is fully informed and acts in line with HSE and Compliance regulations;
- Takes ownership by representing Regional Manufacturing Team towards own team and vice versa;
- Manages and plans relevant (departmental) budget and proactively manages the costs;
- Reports on progress on a continuous base.

Vacancy data


Job characteristics

Closing date

June 25, 2018

Vacancy number



South America







Business unit

Decorative Paints

Job family


Hierarchy level


Full time/part time

Horário integral

Contract type

Contrato (CLT)

Job requirements/Candidate profile

Position Requirements:
- Bachelor Degree in Mechanical, electrical, chemical engineer or related fields would be preferable;
- Advanced English;
- MS Office (Excel and Power Point)
- Solid professional Factory management experience is essential and manufacturing background;
- Knowledge of Customer Relationship Management System will be desirable;