Team leader

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Date: Jul 4, 2024

Location: Nilai, MY

Company: AkzoNobel

About AkzoNobel

Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. 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 use our expertise to sustain and enhance the fabric of everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.


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Job Description

Job Purpose  
To manage R&D activities and day-to-day operations through supervising and  management of a team. Develop and implement an operational plan and objectives for the  team within corporate guidelines, plans and policies within own unit.  

Key Accountabilities  

  • Leading a small team and ensuring execution and delivery of agreed plans, using multiple areas of  expertise available at site  

  • Ensuring preparation, testing, developing, analyzing and researching elements (e.g. problems,  questions, ideas) in own discipline   

  • Attracting, leading, coaching, appraising and developing team members  

  • Demonstrating and driving safety leadership  

Key Activities  

  • Manages the execution of the year plan in own team, safeguards planning and budget of activities  in own team and provides input to the development of the year plan  
  • Plans and organizes the activities including well-defined goals and milestones and requires resources  
  • Discusses priorities of activities and appropriate level of staffing with management  
  • Supports projects from R&D, Supply chain and/or marketing by providing specific scientific input  
  • Responsible for the development of the team in the relevant scientific discipline 

Job Requirement

  • 7+ years of relevant experience 
  • Good experience in managing a team
  • Minimum of Diploma or above education level in Chemistry or Science based courses
  • Good communication skills in English

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: 39937 

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