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Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Pontiac, MI, US

Company: AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We're experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands - including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon - is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150 countries and employ around 34,500 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers expect.

Job Purpose


We have an excellent hands-on opportunity to join AkzoNobel North American Engineer Development Program which is a 3-year rotational program as an Integrated Supply Chain Rotational Engineer that will expose you to exceptional professionals in the industry as you engage in key business projects and develop your career.  During this three-year program, participants will have diverse assignments lasting approximately 12 months each with business skills training and team collaboration sessions in between. We are hiring for 2 positions!  Candidates are required to relocate up to three times during their tenure in the program with the first rotation beginning in Pontiac, Michigan and  Waukegan, IL Plant locations.

Participants are engaged in a range of learning experiences including cross functional assignments, mentoring, assessments, career planning and networking. These experiences are provided by rotating to various sites and through annual training programs offered only to those who are program participants.  These annual training events include networking opportunities with our executive leadership team and alumni of the program.

Key Accountabilities
  • Rapidly develops expertise in the area of rotational assignment.
  • Independently completes progressively challenging project work.
  • Develops skills in data analysis and project management

Key Success Factors

  • High technical competence and customer responsiveness
  • Innovation to propose and develop continuous improvements which meet the needs of the Business Unit
  • Assimilation of core technologies and culture and their ability to change when expected
Education & Experience
  • Engineering degree. Preferred degrees are Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Materials Science and Engineering
  • Demonstrated research, coursework and or internships supporting academic excellence and team work.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effective project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member
  • Willing and able to travel domestically as you will be given the opportunity to interface with all levels of employees at various AkzoNobel locations

AkzoNobel is an equal opportunity employer. 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.

Requisition ID: 5654 



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