Technical Specialist

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Date: 25-Jun-2022

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.

In short

As our Technical Specialist you will support our external and internal customers in the technical aspect including color, product and Color I.T platforms. You will work for the following countries: Netherlands, Belgium & Luxemburg.

Next to this you will guarantees support in all technical aspects to external customers and internal teams and guarantee color and product complaint handling according to internal procedures and recording into the Gaudi reporting platform. Also you act in compliance with company procedures and regulations.

Key responsibilities

  • Assures solving technical & color related issues or directs the right person/way for finding a solution.
  • Gives information about the latest formulations using the global database;
  • Gives information how to use the Color tools (software);
  • Reports all issues & activities as a monthly report and forwards it to the manager;
  • Gives feedback to the complaint(s) registered providing proactive feedback to the relevant parties;
  • Gets familiar with all the applicable corporate as well as site policies/procedures with regard to personal; conduct/HS&E standards and acts in compliance with all their regulations;
  • Update all technical data sheets for all brands and upload the updates to the relevant I.T platform;
  • Support color hardware providing answers to topics raised;
  • Manage the color I.T tools such as Automatchic vision including faulty equipment.


What do you bring?

  • MBO 4 technical knowledge;
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a similar role;
  • Fluent in the Dutch language; French is a pre.


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. At a personal level you will also benefit from:

  • A competitive salary with an above average number of annual holidays;
  • Participation in the AkzoNobel pension plan; 
  • Travel expenses to and from work
  • Opportunities for education that will help you to grow beyond this role.


More information and how to apply

We welcome your online application via Only online applications including resume, cover letter and grade list will be considered. If applicable, is essential that you have a visa that allows you to work in the Netherlands. If you have any questions, please contact Marcel Thor, Talent Acquisition Partner, +31 880 030 731, option 2. Or send an email to

An employment screening may be part of the selection process. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 17973