Site Responsible Engineer & Maintenance Supervisor

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Clearwater, FL, US

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

The Engineering Manager is responsible for all Site Engineering and Maintenance activity, including all safety, quality, continuous process improvement efforts, and execution of capital projects.  Reporting to the Engineering Manager, directly and indirectly, will be all Maintenance and Engineering personnel (project and process engineers).  This facility has been categorized as a high-hazard facility within the AkzoNobel framework, as well as OSHA Process Safety Managed.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for overall site engineering and maintenance activity as SRE (Site Responsible Engineer):

  • Champion the Process Safety Management Program and ensure compliance with OSHA and AkzoNobel standards.
  • Evaluate and execute continuous process improvements and lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Responsible for the Capital Investments Plan for the site, prioritizing projects with all stakeholders; coordinates the implementation of projects with the Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE&S), Quality, and Production Departments. 
  • Owner of Engineering and Maintenance Policies and Procedures to ensure a properly trained, safe, and efficient workforce  
  • Responsible for the selection, training, development, and motivation of all maintenance and engineering personnel 

 Maintenance Responsibilities:

  • Assure that assets are utilized and maintained properly to maximize shareholder value.
  • Analyze equipment reliability and implement action plans to reduce and eliminate failures 
  • Responsible for negotiation with subcontractors and suppliers on contract, pricing, and terms and optimizes activities performed by them
  • Ensures compliance with all HSE&S procedures and regulations
  • Engages the team by providing good communication and fostering excellent teamwork
  • Participates in the (AkzoNobel Leading Performance System - Continuous Improvement) ALPS-CI Site Steering Committee.  Responsible for certain Continuous Improvement Programs
  • This management position includes HSE&S responsibilities and HSE&S training requirements as documented in HSES Responsibilities and Training.
  • All site management position team members have health, safety, environmental, and security responsibilities including HSES management and improvement, health and safety rules for employees and contractors, security of people and assets, management of change, meeting of regulatory requirements, environmental protection, and pollution prevention, sustainability and lifesaving rules.

Job Requirements

  • 2-5 years experience in Engineering 
  • Experience with DCS (especially ABB) platform is preferred.
  • The preferred candidate will have experience in a chemistry/coatings/resin plant and be familiar with implementing OSHA PSM.  Experience executing and leading Hazard Study reviews, Pre Startup Safety Reviews, and Management of Change is strongly desired.  
  • Candidate should show demonstrated process improvements through a structured methodology (A3, root cause, PDCA, Lean, Six Sigma, etc).  Certifications (Green/Black belt) are preferred.
  • Candidate should have strong Microsoft Office/Power BI/Sharepoint skills.  

Total Compensation

  • The salary range for these skills is $75,000 to $85,000 + a 7.5% annual bonus.
  • Medical insurance with HSA
  • Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D benefits
  • 401K retirement savings with a 6% company match
  • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday pay
  • Paid Parental leave.
  • Active Diversity & Inclusion Networks
  • Career growth opportunities on a regional and global scale
  • Tuition Reimbursement


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 31116 


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