Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dearborn


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

AkzoNobel Coatings Inc. has a great opportunity for a Technical Service Representative that supports the Western Sales Region.

The Technical Service Representative will support the paint and coatings powder coatings market within AkzoNobel. This position will provide technical service and support sales within this team.

This is a remote work location and the preferred candidate residence could be located in Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin, North or South Dakota.

Key Accountabilities

Provide technical service as directed by the Technical Service Manager in such cases as:
Line Audits at major targets and customers Plant start-ups with Interpon Powder Coatings Cost Reduction Programs Inventory and up-keep of technical service equipment Accurate record keeping of all technical activities Major trouble shooting at assigned targets and customers Tasks assigned by the Technical Service Manager Promotes the quality system through adhering to the elements of and being familiar with the philosophy, quality statement, quality manual, and procedures. Attend and participate in Powder Plant Programs/Committees/Training as required, such as Department Safety, Plant Safety, Behavioural Safety, Housekeeping Audit Teams, ISO, Life Saving Rules or any other safety programs. Participate in the Powder Safety Journey. Adhere to the Golden Principle which is Simply to intervene to stop work if conditions or behaviour are unsafe. Promotes health, safety and environmental regulations by ensuring that standards, policies, and procedures are adhered to in compliance with corporate, federal, state, and local requirements. Prepares technical monthly, weekly, plant audit and technical reports Performs other duties as required for the success of Akzo Nobel Coatings Inc.

Education & Experience

College Degree and / or equivalent technical experience Advanced people skills Excellent communication skills: written and oral Strong technical background in equipment and plant operations, preferably in powder and/or liquid coatings Travel is required Six Sigma certification or equivalent experience preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and CRM.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Requisition ID: 2311


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