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
International, Interpon, Sikkens and Chemcraft – is trusted by customers around
the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we are active in over 150
countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate
about delivering the high-performance products and services our customers
expect. In North America,
we’ve been producing innovative, high-performance coatings since 1888. Today,
you can find AkzoNobel’s products supporting industries ranging from aerospace
to consumer electronics, infrastructure, transportation, home décor, furniture
and marine vessels. With a regional headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee,
AkzoNobel’s North America operation includes 3,500 employees at more than 30
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individual in this position works in the maintenance department to support the
functioning of the production department—to include, but not limited to, the
repair and maintenance work as well as the preventative maintenance and
installation work. Additionally, the individual is also responsible in certain
cases to provide support to maintain/repair the company assets which are
installed on site.
- Participate and
contribute in Health & Safety, Security and Environmental activities (SAFE
meetings, BBS observer, HS&E training, Near Miss & AIRI reporting,
Housekeeping, 5S, Recycling, Waste Management, etc.). 10%
- Perform repair and maintenance job on
machines/equipment. This work includes operator calls, work order requests and
PM assignments. 75%
- Work with the
external contractor(s) to provide necessary help and assistance in order to
complete their work on site and issue the required work permits. 5%
- Work on work requests related to front offices,
labs, security gates and other equipment(s) spread across the site. Also,
additional work as may be assigned. 5%
- Comply with company’s safety standards and
complete site safety training. 3%
- Record all the work done on a daily basis to
support and maintain the work order system—Megamation. 2%
will work a rotating schedule. First Shift: 3 months; Second Shift: 3
months; Third Shift: 3 months
- Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering or
Mechatronics preferred. Technician degree or equivalent working experience in
similar job will also be considered.
- 2 years experience performing electrical and
- Must be able to perform electrical and mechanical
repairs to processing machinery and associated equipment.
- Knowledge of maintenance and repair of electrical
equipment and systems.
- Trouble shooting experience with instrumentation
and control systems.
- Ability to operate a variety of electrical and
electronic test equipment.
- Carries out basic PLC and process control
- Understanding of network infrastructures.
- Must be able to plan, prioritize and coordinate
- Must be able to properly document maintenance
information in a neat and legible manner when required.
- Uses and promotes the use of a computerized
maintenance management system.
- Knowledge of computerized maintenance management
principles as related to supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and
- Ability to work safely and at ease while wearing
appropriate personal protective equipment including: respiratory protection,
gloves, safety shoes, hearing protection, aprons, face shields etc.
- Knowledge and a good understanding of basic
machine controls which include induction motor control using AC Drives, MCCs,
hydraulic/pneumatics and valve controls.
- Perform basic troubleshooting of communication
networks and wiring issues with PLCs and other Network components.
- Experience working with machine voltages up to
480 volts, encoders, servomotors, drives, cabling, sensors, switches,
transducers, breakers, fuses, relays, contactors, etc.
- Experience with Rockwell and Siemens programming
software, such as RSLogix 5000, FactoryTalk Studio, and various HMI softwares.
- Proficiency in reading technical documentation
including Piping & Instrument Diagrams, loop drawings, wiring schematics,
hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams.
Employee is expected to perform these company success factors:
- Helps the customer
- Achieves expected
results on time
- Understands the
need to learn
- Open to change and
responsibilities in expected style
conditions will consist of a paint factory environment that has the potential
of exposure to hazardous chemicals, fumes or airborne particles, heat and noise
(ranges 75db to 85db). The job entails intimate interaction with high
speed, moving, heated and cooled equipment. Several pinch-points
exist. There is a high volume of start and stop forklift traffic.
It is an indoor job in a semi-air-conditioned building, largely protected from
outside weather conditions.
requirements are standing for periods of time, sitting, working on a computer,
walking, writing, kneeling, crouching and climbing stairs.
The employee must have good hearing and good vision, including
peripheral vision and depth perception, to determine proper fit and operation
of parts and equipment and product cleanliness to eliminate sources of product
contamination in the clean-up process. The employee must also be able to
perform the following tasks:
- Ability to
work at ease from elevated platforms and access stairways.
lifting or moving objects up to 50 Lbs or up to 100 Lbs with assistance.
- The employee
will regularly have to work around moving forklifts, coating factory equipment
such as mixing equipment, pumps, filling equipment, etc.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as Lab coat, gloves, safety
glasses, safety shoes, will be provided to the employee and will be
mandatory to wear in accordance with the department PPE hazard
assessment. The employee will be responsible for ensuring the PPE is
in operating condition.
- Ability to
recognize indicated temperature and pressure to maintain safe operations
and protect personnel, equipment and products from harm.
- Ability to
work safely and at ease while wearing appropriate personal protective
equipment including: respiratory protection, gloves, safety shoes, hearing
protection, aprons, face shields etc.
As a leading paints and coatings AkzoNobel is proud to offer a competitive compensation package as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, dental and vision coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement and much more.
Employment at AkzoNobel is contingent upon the successful completion of both pre-employment background checks and drug screening. All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US.
AkzoNobel is an E-Verify Employer.
AkzoNobel is an Equal Opportunity Employer -Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans (M/F/D/V).