Raw Material Data Specialist

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Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Sassenheim, NL

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.

Key Accountabilities

  • Performs queries with raw material/recipes data using various tools to extract information from the different databases;

  • Maintains and introduces the data of raw materials and substances (physical and regulatory data) in the dedicated ERP System;

  • Uses MSDS (Materials Safety Data Sheet), TDS (Technical Data Sheet) TRAQ (Toxicological Regulatory assessment Questionnaire) and other legal documents to update data of raw materials and substances;

  • Calculates the composition of the raw materials with physical data (e.g., density, boiling point);

  • Contacts Suppliers for updated regulatory documents;

  • Creates appropriate manuals to ensure standardized procedures;

  • Maintains working knowledge of European hazard classification and labeling regulation;

  • Explains the raw material compliance process to other functions;

  • Implements standard operating procedures in daily work;

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, material science, physics or related technical field.

  • Knowledge of the systematics of the classification of the raw materials;

  • Experience in database management and maintenance;

  • Task and result orientation;

  • Ability to work effectively across the business functions;

  • Good analytical skills;

  • Fluent in English;

  • Advanced level of computer literacy (specifically Excel, SAP);

Become Part of an Outstanding Company

AkzoNobel is consistently rated as one of the top employers in The Netherlands. You will join a company that is committed to achieving real sustainability.

We offer great personal development opportunities and roles with breadth, depth of scope and impact.

We also offer comprehensive packages including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • STI Bonus
  • 46 Days’ vacation
  • Hybrid working
  • AkzoNobel pension plan


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: 26809