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Color Specialist III

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Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Villa de Garcia, MX

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

The purpose of this role is to execute, analyze and develop color formulations for Automotive Wheel Segment. In line with the R&D and Sales Department implement and lead projects. Support the Wheel Segment by also providing technical support and training on the use and application of AkzoNobel liquid coatings for the automotive wheels market.

Responsibilities

  • Develop color formulas according to formulation guidelines for specific technologies to be use.
  • Investigate and improve paint performance between liquid and powder coatings together.
  • Color sample application according to standard operation procedures.
  • Provide on time and accurate information on the approved formulas into the data base. 
  • Responsible for product introduction at customer paint line, correlation and troubleshoot. 
  • Provide technical support for AAR, paint sample, color adjustment y application adjustment at customer site. 
  • Provide liquid paint training for 1Wheel technical service team including powder technical service team.
  • Continuous improvement and maintenance for formulations developed.
  • Provide solutions to technical problems that can generated at customer paint line in collaboration with Paint, Technical Service and Quality departments.
  • Build a positive relationship with customer key positions supporting projects developments, plans and business strategy.
  • Attend customer meetings.
  • Teamwork with commercial, R&D and technical service team for supporting 1Wheel accounts.

Experience

  • Bachelor degree Business or science. 
  • Colorimetry and paint application, high knowledge.
  • Proven expertise with liquid paint and customer processes, desired 3 years minimum.
  • Experience at different paint applicator systems for liquid paint. 
  • Excellent communication and capable of developing customer confidence. 
  • Availability to adapt to customer time schedule. 
  • Travel required 0-50%
  • English skills. 
  • Microsoft Word, Excel Office.

 

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: 6342