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Facilities Engineer & Project Manager

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Date: Mar 30, 2021

Location: Troy, 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 are looking for a Facilities Engineer and Program Manager to Drive site Quality and Safety Improvements throughout the Troy, Michigan plant. 

Key Accountabilities

  • Key Leadership Role responsible for continuous improvement, Safety Policies to meet MI-OSHA and corporate guidelines, Training, Monthly KPI’s, Security Systems for Building and Equipment
  • Supports Preventative and Predicative Maintenance Programs, Coordinate staff and contractors, monitors repairs and staff assisting ensuring all Lab and Building subsystems are maintained
  • Follow’s AkzoNobel’s Standard Operating Procedures and Government Regulations pertaining to the Removal and Storage of Laboratory waste, recycling, Hazardous Materials and Solvents
  • Organize and maintain Security for staff building access and Security guard after hours
  • Coordinates the maintenance, repair and service of building and lab HVAC systems, air handlers, spray booth operations, processing machinery and testing equipment 
  • Provide a safe work environment by organizing and maintaining clean and safe lab ensuring they meet safety and environmental regulations
  • Oversee the procurement of consumables ensuring cost optimization and seek ways to leverage economies and purchasing protocol
  • Compile and write capital appropriation requests and ensure work is properly coordinated and projects stay on budget
  • Review and interpret proposed designs for capital improvement projects
  • Support the preparation of the building and facilities budget, track spending using KPI and charts and ensure proper action is taken to correct non-conformities
  • Support IT, IM, Finance and Procurement with Building Support
  • Assist with Equipment verifications, validations and calibrations

Required Experience

  • BA Degree in Engineering or Business Management
  • 5 years experience in site management, project management or a related field
  • Six Sigma Yellow Belt preferred 
  • Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally in a matrix organization
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications


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: 9756 #LI-SB2

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit