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Lab Technician to AkzoNobel

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Date: Jul 6, 2021

Location: Malmö, SE

Company: AkzoNobel

For the color team in Malmö, which is part of our global development lab within Wood Coatings, we are now looking for our new talent as a lab technician. Together with 5 colleagues, the color team is responsible for technology platforms and development projects related to color matching.

 

What will you do?
The daily work takes place both in the laboratory and in our modern Technical Application Center where full-scale applications are used to simulate customer processes.
Here we work with the development of colors for our customers, sales functions and production - in close collaboration with our color lab in Hilden, Germany.

 

As a lab technician, your main tasks are:
• Color matching to specifications
• Technical support and support to customers, sales technicians, production, laboratories and suppliers in both Sweden and the rest of Europe
• Communicate and update systems in relation to changes that occur
• Daily management of color software system

 

Who we are looking for
To succeed in this position, you need to appreciate an environment with a high pace and short lead times from our customers. You have an educational background in the field of chemical engineering, or you have acquired equal skills through previous professional roles. This position presumes good color vision.

 

As a person, you are solution-oriented with the ability to work independently and structured. You feel comfortable prioritizing and running many cases at the same time, even under pressured conditions. You are also a team player who creates good relationships and collaborations with both internal and external stakeholders.

 

You have excellent knowledge in English in both speech and writing, as well as good general IT knowledge and handling of Word, Excel etc.

 

Why should you work at AkzoNobel?
At AkzoNobel we offer a warm and inclusive atmosphere where we work together as one to reach our goal of being the reference in color and protection. With focus on diversity and innovation we actively work with our co-workers for you to thrive and continuously develop. This is also the basis to why we were appointed one of Sweden’s Career companies 2021. We offer you an international environment where you will take on rewarding and challenging projects that will broaden your senses and challenge you. You will work with competent and like-minded colleagues whom share your attitude and enthusiasm. Welcome to us!


About the position and your application
This is a long-term temporary position of two years with a possible opportunity to be further extended. We welcome people from all different backgrounds who see sustainability, security and integrity as important principles. If you have a passion for colour, then take the plunge and submit your application!

 

Apply via our recruitment tool. Should you encounter problems, there are no problems! Just email talentresourcing.se@akzonobel.com and you will get help. Unfortunately, we do not accept applications via email.

 

For additional information about the vacancy, please contact Anne Selmer, anne.selmer@akzonobel.com

 

More about us
The site just outside of Malmö is one of the largest plants in the Nordics where we develop, manufacture and sell paint and coatings. Over 50 million liters of paints are produced annually and about 500 employees are based at the site and works to meet our customers' demands for high quality products and services. At the site the two biggest employers are; Akzo Nobel Industrial Coatings, where the focus is on paint, varnish and stain systems for wood and metal coatings. For wooden products like windows, doors, cabinets, floors and furniture for customers like IKEA, Montana, Kärscher and Tarkett. Akzo Nobel Decorative Coatings develops, produces and sells paint with a focus on innovation and sustainability to consumer and customers via the well-known brands Nordsjö, Sadolin, Hammerite and Cuprinol.

Akzo Nobel Industrial Coatings is a leading manufacturer of paints and coatings for industrial surface finishing. We provide beauty and protection to wood products such as windows, doors, cabinet, floors and furniture for customers like IKEA, Montana, Kärscher and Tarkett. In Sweden we have approximately 300 employees at our office and production site outside of Malmö.