Since 1792, we’ve been supplying the innovative paints and coatings that help to color people’s lives and protect what matters most. 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 use our expertise to sustain and enhance everyday life. Because we believe every surface is an opportunity. It’s what you’d expect from a pioneering and long-established paints company that’s dedicated to providing sustainable solutions and preserving the best of what we have today – while creating an even better tomorrow. Let’s paint the future together.

For our Production Site in Hilden we are currently looking for a

Site Manager (m/f/d)

AkzoNobel is seeking a highly motivated and results-oriented Site Manager to lead our manufacturing operations in Hilden, Germany. In this critical role, you will play a central role in ensuring the smooth operation of the site, delivering products at the agreed quality, service and cost levels, and fostering a safe and productive work environment.

  • Plans, leads, organizes and controls the delivery of the site’s contribution to business objectives and overall performance and provides insights regarding developments based on analysis
  • Establishes, achieves, enforces and continuously improves the performance levels for the site
  • Implements and operates the common HSE platform and identifies and respond effectively to hazards in HSE and security
  • Coaches, mentors and develops the site management team members to build a strong and collaborative team in a supportive work environment
  • Establishes a culture of functional and operational excellence, continuous improvement and accountability, professionalism and commitment to company values and behaviours
  • Networks with other site managers/ stakeholders inside and outside of AkzoNobel to develop and share knowledge, experience, leverage best practice and exchange of / and building talents
  • Point of contact for internal and external audits

  • University degree in engineering or equivalent
  • Proven track record of success in managing production operations
  • Excellent communication skills in both German and English
  • A proven ability to lead, motivate and deliver results in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience managing relationships with labour unions

  • Attractive remuneration
  • Above-average pension scheme
  • 30 days holiday + 5 additional days holiday
  • External employee counselling on personal and professional issues
  • Employee car park
  • Canteen on the factory premises
  • Company car for private use (1% rule)