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Date: Jul 17, 2022

Location: Villa de Garcia, MX

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.


Purpose of the job

  • Ensure quality, safety, and productivity conditions in the construction of engineering projects
  • Manage, design, determining equipment specifications and planning and prioritizing tasks.
  • Hazard study contributor at Garcia site.
  • Lead projects for continuous improvement and promote equipment engineering improvement with six sigma (ALPS projects) or kaizen events.
  • Manage resources to comply with the requirements for the Integrated System validated for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OSHAS 18001 from external party’s audits.

Key responsibilities

  • SAFETY Meet TRR=0 Accomplish the activities of PSM/ SAQ / Enablon/ HSE/ BBS / Hazard Study. Zero accidents.
  • Responsible for SAQ elements 3.2 MOC (Management of Change) and 5.2 Contractor Management.
  • Manage the processes and documents required for the execution of engineering works
  • Supervisor and ensure the standards of quality, safety and productivity of field works.
  • Maintain a permanent culture of safety, order, and cleanliness in the field.
  • Coordinate with the contractors the details of the field operations.
  • Resolve or escalate abnormal situations that arise in the works.
  • Coordinate the creation and management of permits to work with contractors.
  • Contribute to the culture of continuous improvement with ideas for improvement in project management practices, mainly at the field level.
  • Support the engineering team with installation activities when required.
  • Continuously promote improvement in the management of engineering projects.
  • Supervises suppliers and / or contractors who are performing work related to the project area and is authorized to sign special work permits.
  • Know and apply the company's integrity and ethics values, Code of Conduct and Principles against Bribery, participate in related trainings in person or online.
  • Responsible for communicating changes within their report lines. face-to-face or online.
  • Evaluation and selection of competent third-party professional service providers who will execute the engineering work and participate in capital projects and monitor their performance.
  • Ensure the execution and compliance with change management procedures, documentation, and follow-up of derived actions.
  • Ensure the training, motivation, and awareness of staff within its organizational structure.
  • Responsible for communicating changes within their reporting lines.


Level of autonomy

A main decision to be taken is stop any equipment, if does not meet the HSE&S standards and technical data sheet.

Make decisions to execute activities coordinated with productive areas.

Job requirements

  • Engineer degree
  • Project experience desirable (3-5 years)
  • Knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Knowledge and experience on national and international engineering standards.
  • Participate in the investigation of accidents and incidents and the development and review of policy and objectives.
  • Communication skills, Analysis and solution of problems, Initiative and decision making, Leadership
  • Lean six sigma knowledge and experience
  • HSE knowledge and experience
  • Teamwork
  • Continuous improvement
  • Process safety awareness
  • High degree of responsibility
  • Excellent availability
  • Highly disciplined
  • High degree of adherence to safety rules
  • Development potential
  • Negotiation
  • Ability to manage field staff.
  • Intermediate civil works
  • Intermediate electrical work
  • Intermediate Floor Mechanics
  • Reading Plans and diagrams intermediate / Advanced grade
  • Management of Office package
  • Personnel management
  • Industrial Security
  • Analysis and solution of problems.
  • Development and implementation of continuous improvement projects.
  • Ability to handle multiple issues at once
  • Technical knowledge in industrial machinery
  • Work under pressure
  • English 80% desirable
  • Basic knowledge of painting.
  • Knowledge of techniques and application of lean manufacturing
  • Staff management
  • Knowledge of process safety
  • Risk analysis
  • Asset Integrity


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: 22220