Technologist Senior

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Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Bekasi, ID

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. 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 the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.

Job Purpose

  • Product Development, testing support for Existing & New Business
  • New Raw materials and product validation & approval.
  • Product stewardship compliance & Risk assessment
  • Oversee Value Engineering VE activities and update Global VE Tracker.
  • Color development activities and optimization of color development processes.
  • Responsible for maintaining & Updating all QMS related documents and actions
  • Completion of short and medium term LWR projects in line with business objectives
  • ICS support, first batch introduction, %RFT, SLOB and quality improvement activities

Key Accountabilities

  • Design, plan, organize, and manage the product development and color development testing activities. Manage optimal resource utilization and streamlining the testing activities.
  • Management of capacity plan and the ongoing use of the LWR system and Pepperflow to manage color development VE, KPI’s and NPI projects
  • Set up, plan & execute scientific experiments for medium term product developments projects as per customer requirements and specifications within the time frame.
  • New Raw material evaluation & selection. Keeping formulation cost under control through value engineering VE activities whilst maintain technical performance properties.
  • To interact with other departments to assure the efficient production of goods and services

Key Activities

  • Driving Akzo Nobel Product Stewardship program includes Technical review and guidance, Compliance to Indonesia legal requirements for RM inventory, Compliance to Global regulatory requirements
  • Controlling production and quality standards/specifications to support established %RFT/SLOB and Quality targets.
  • Process optimization: Identify & implement action steps to reduce process losses and wastage during the manufacturing process, reduce the quantity of SLOB and faulty and support rework programs. Represent the technical team at production/quality/technical meetings.

Experience

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Science or Chemical or Polymer Engineering
  • 8 -12 years’ experience in powder coatings industry from R&D background
  • Development skills, trouble shooting skills, Basic chemistry knowledge and interpretation skills& Communication skills
  • Knowledge of English
  • Good understanding of International Standard Tests – ASTM, ISO, BS, DIN, JIS, TIS

Education

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Science or Chemical or Polymer Engineering

Competencies

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AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. 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 accordance with applicable laws, we prohibit discrimination against any applicant or employee based on any legally-recognized basis, including, but not limited to: race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, lactation, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

 

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Requisition ID: 28177