Technical Manager Vehicle Refinishes Iberia

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Date: Nov 21, 2023

Location: Barcelona, ES

Company: AkzoNobel

Our company can only deliver sustainable high performance if our employees can reach their full potential and grow and develop together with AkzoNobel. We want to ensure employees are offered continuous learning and development opportunities. With that intention in mind please find job opportunity mentioned below. Please make sure you discuss the same with your manager before applying. You can also refer someone you know for the job!

Technical Manager VR Iberia - Job Purpose


Contributes to the execution of the sales, expense and profitability targets established by the BU by proactive and professional delivery of the expert technical support to internal and external customers.

Informs and update internal and external customers as well as end users with current product TDS, color and technical bulletins.

Key Accountabilities


  • Effectively engage, develop and lead the technical services teams for the respective region.
  • Leads the local Training and Technical Support Specialist and Color Support teams; provides functional guidance to the to the Technical Service Representatives in the field.
  • Develops and maintain a high level of customer intimacy by cultivating strong relationships with the technical teams at selected customers and industry partners.
  • Works closely with commercial teams to align on the right level of  technical support geared towards achievement of the financial and non-financial deliverables.
  • Works closely with Technical Manager EMEA in complex trouble shooting, in supporting new development and market testing and in developing the future pipeline by providing input and market feedback.
  • Ensure that the technical services team inputs fully and effectively to key supporting processes, particularly: opportunity management in the sales process, claims management process, product portfolio strategy execution, added-value services deployment.

Education & Experience


  • Bachelor Degree  
  • 8 years minimum in similar position in sector within vehicle refinishes body and paint.
  • Medium- high level of English 
  • Good communication skills, problem solving, independent and proactive.


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: 30814 

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