Paints Tinting Machine Operator

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Date: Jan 12, 2023

Location: Les Pailles, MU

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

Colour match paint to meet a specified standard.

  1. Maintenance of your equipment
    1. Regular cleaning
    2. Request for maintenance and change of part
    3. Request for re-calibration
  2. Produce colour to standard for client
    1. Match colour to colour chip
    2. Match colour to sample
    3. Print colour card and put on pot
  3. Manage delivery of stock
    1. Take delivery from truck
    2. Help Supervisor account for the stock transfer
    3. Keep stock as first in first out
    4. Advise supervisor on slow moving stock
  4. Help store Supervisor in assisting clients
    1. Help with colour 
    2. Help load client vehicle if required

Key Accountabilities


  • Maintain good relationships with customers 
  • Give professional colour advice to customers
  • Load and off load paint for customers if needed
  • Maintain good relationships with local distribution team 
  • Do site visits if/when requested by customer


  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with all employees in all locations.
  • Assist with cycle counts and stock take
  • Do other  work when instructed by management
  • Assist other teams when there is high volume of work 
  • Give assistance to other teams with administration


The successful applicant should meet the following requirements:

  • Senior Certificate 
  • At least one year of relevant experience i.e. operating the Point of Sale Tinting Machine
  • Computer literate

Skills required

  • Communication skills
  • Time management
  • Hard-skills, e.g. finding new opportunities for the business
  • Have excellent listening skills   

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: 26095