Technical Lead,

United Kingdom, England, Altrincham

Business unit: Decorative Paints

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit


£40,000 - £45,000pa plus benefits
Altrincham, Cheshire
Experienced at working with stakeholders to deploy technology to drive change programmes and transform businesses you are now looking for a fresh challenge in an organisation that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. That organisation is AkzoNobel. Home to world class brands and with a reputation for driving product innovation we are now looking for technical expert to join our Dulux Decorator Centre retail trade operation and manage business transformation projects.
As Technical Lead you will engage with internal and external customers to discover and document processes and systems, identify weaknesses and escalate issues. You will then lead planning, processes and activities relating to technical system changes within the business and across other external systems. Important will be the ability to understand current business architectures and identify technical solutions to improve performance to achieve business targets. This will involve modelling, documenting and analysing current business processes as well as desired future ones. You will also drive the successful integration and rollout of AX into new sites.
With a technical degree, you must have substantial experience in a similar business transformation role and be used to working with major corporate system interfaces. You will be expert at converting operational requirements into deliverable technical solutions. You will also have experience with SAP and Microsoft Dynamics AX as well as of developing SQL queries to develop workflow solutions. Comfortable overseeing multiple projects you will possess strong coordination, time management and planning skills. An effective communicator, will also be comfortable managing external resources. You will be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments too.
We are a leading global paints and coatings company, supplying market-leading brands and products to industries and consumers around the world. Our paints activities are focused on the Buildings and Infrastructure end-user segment, while our coatings protect, color and enhance everything from ships, cars, aircraft and architectural components to consumer goods (mobile devices, appliances, beverage cans, furniture), wind turbines and oil and gas facilities.
At AkzoNobel, 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.
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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Closing date

January 02, 2019

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United Kingdom





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Decorative Paints

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Information Management

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