CI Specialist

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Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Apodaca, MX

Company: AkzoNobel

We supply the sustainable and innovative paints and coatings that our customers, communities – and the environment – are increasingly relying on. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering paints company that’s committed to science-based targets and is taking genuine action to address globally relevant challenges and protect future generations.

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At AkzoNobel we are highly committed to ensuring an inclusive and respectful workplace where all employees can be their best self. We strive to embrace diversity in a context of tolerance. Our talent acquisition process plays an integral part in this journey, as setting the foundations for a diverse environment. For this reason we train and educate on the implications of our Unconscious Bias in order for our TA and hiring managers to be mindful of them and take corrective actions when applicable. In our organization, all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 37238 



Job Profile:


  • Industrial Engineer, Chemist, Electrical Mechanic, Mechanical Administrator or related



  • Experience of 3 years in lean manufacturing
  • 3 years of experience in project area
  • Teamwork
  • Implementation of lean systems such as 5 ́s, TPM, PM, VSM, VSM Ext.
  • Elimination of the 7 wastes.


Skills / Knowledge

  • Analysis and Problem Solving.
  • Development and implementation of continuous improvement projects.
  • Ability to handle multiple topics at once
  • Technical knowledge in industrial machinery
  • Working under pressure
  • English 90% desirable
  • Basic knowledge of painting.
  • Knowledge of techniques and application of le| an manufacturing
  • Personnel management
  • Process safety knowledge
  • Risk analysis


Main Objectives / Main Responsibilities


  • Implement processes in the manufacturing area to improve quality and efficiency.
  • Support in the improvement of new equipment and technologies to the manufacturing process.
  • Review and improvement of procedures of Production and Warehouse operation instructions
  • Implementation of new practices and work processes in search of operational excellence.
  • Responsible for compliance with HSE&S requirements in improvement projects for manufacturing processes.
  • Responsible for identifying new critical elements derived from projects or modifications.
  • Implementation of Manufacturing System (ALPS) on site.
  • Report savings and project initiatives on the ANT platform
  • Monitoring of trading indicators
  • Assistance to operational boards and follow-up to action plans
  •  Lean Six Sigma Tool Coach Leader
  • ALPS Training Facilitator
  • Ensure compliance with the quality, safety, health and environmental standards established by AkzoNobel and customers.
  • Know and apply the values of integrity and ethics of the company as well as the Code of Conduct including the Principles against Bribery and the Global Competition Law, and participate in related trainings in person or online.



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