Utilities Improvement Manager bij AkzoNobel
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Develop and drive an international strategy for energy reliability and improvement at high profile manufacturing sites
Within this context, your mission in this role is to develop and improve the effectiveness and reliability of IC’s energy utilities (steam, water, gas, electricity, etc). You will be responsible for the improvement of energy assets performance at eight sites across Europe and China as you ensure long term business continuity and supply. Reporting to the Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) you maintain close contact with IC’s Energy Technology function.
Is this a challenge that matches your ambitions as a determined and innovative project- and change manager with in-depth knowledge of energy and utilities? Have you gained relevant experience in more than one country and in different business units? Are you a skilled influencer who can build trust and networks within a complex matrix environment? Above all, can you make a real difference within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment?
If you offer all this and more, we invite you to apply for the position of
Utility Improvement Manager
The role and its responsibilities
Your core task is to improve overall utility asset reliability based on a defined utility strategy. This requires you to perform reliability studies and develop long term utility asset plans for the sites of Industrial Chemicals. You also define, plan and manage selected utility projects for specific production sites.
Further, you create and implement generic utility performance dashboards. Based partly on these dashboards, you identify and drive continuous technological improvement, embodying and instilling a continuous improvement mindset.
On a regular basis you benchmark utility operations both inside and outside AkzoNobel. You then implement best practices, setting standards and properly following up the utility design and operation.
At all times you provide process technical support and expert knowledge, and you secure utility knowledge management and transfer via trainings. You also support and/or execute the negotiation with subcontractors and suppliers on contract agreement, pricing and terms together with Sourcing and managers. You then monitor and optimize supplier activities.
All of this requires you to build strong relationships with relevant personnel on site, suppliers, the ISC leadership team, and IC technology leads.
A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated
AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people’s lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Flexa, Sikkens, Alabastine and Jozo. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.
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