About 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 operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit www.akzonobel.com.


In Sege just outside Malmö we have the Nordic´s largest site for development, production and selling of colour, lacquer and  spackle. In 2018 we produced more than 53 million litre on site and we are 600 employees that daily work to always cater for our customers’ needs with high quality products and services. The business contains of two different companies, Akzo Nobel Industrial Coatings and Akzo Nobel Decorative Coatings. Within Paints & Coatings Nordics logistics organization we are responsible for all warehousing and transportation activities out from four main internal warehouse locations and six external warehouses. Our scope is a wide range of products from smaller shipments and parcels of paints up to full pallets and bulk transports. We are always striving to improve with focus on service, quality, cost and environment.

Main responsibilities
In the role as Continous Improvement Manager Logistics you will continually improve the processes within the Logistics function in Nordics. The scope is both finished goods warehouseing and outbound transportation. You will lead the development of the improvement programes and continous improvement mindset within logistics.Your main areas of responsibilities are:
• Identify opportunities to improve service, quality and cost performance
• Drive, implement and sustain improvements projects within the sites
• Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control processes critical to logistics
• Regular analysis and KPI reporting related to cost and service metrics
• Lead the deployment and progression of ALPs (AkzoNobel Leading Performance programe) with internal and external partners
• Maintain full oversight and stewardship of current savings projects & pipeline.
• Support execution and implementation of corporate logistics projects as required
In order to be able to be succesfull and deliver on above responsibilties you need to work closely with Site Logistics Managers and Logistics teams as well as cooperate with internal departments such as Sales, Manufacturing, Finance and Quality.
This position will be located in Malmö, but you will work in a Nordic arena, mainly Sweden. You will travel around 10-20% of your time.

Job requirements/Candidate profile

We believe that you are a person with a strong drive and experience working within logistics envirionment preferabel. You have good continous improvement theoretical, understanding and implementation experience. You have strong people-and stakeholder management skills as well as you are analytical and structured in your way of working and have the flexibility to handle multiple and complex tasks. Of course you are abel to work alone and to contribute to the team as well. You have proven project magagement background with strong ability to obtain project input and promote support from many different stakeholders. Excel and PowerPoint presentation skills are to advanced level. You have a BS Degree in Engineering or Business/Economics. For this position it´s required that You are fluent both in Swedish and English, both written and verbally.

What can AkzoNobel offer you?

If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.
Additional information
This is a permanent position on a full-time basis. Please apply via our online recruitment system with an uploaded job specific resume and cover letter. Due to summer vacation we will start our selection process in august, week 33. We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.
For additional information about the vacancy please contact Björn Lindahl, Nordics Logistics Cluster Manager, bjorn.lindahl@akzonobel.com
For information about the recruitment process, please contact Christina Borin, Talent Acquisition Partner, christina.borin@akzonobel.com

For unions related questions please contact:
Unionen, Jörgen Dahlgren +46 708 35 52 49
Akademiker, Johan Vihlborg +46708 83 56 37
If you have any general questions about your application or need assistance, please contact: talentresourcing.se@akzonobel.com
We are looking forward to your application!


Continous Improvement Manager Logistics, Full-time

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