• Site Leader, Powder Coating

    Job ID
    Full-Time Regular
    Functional Group
    Manufacturing/Operations/Supply Chain
    Business Segment
    Industrial Powder Coatings
    Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA)
  • Overview

    About Axalta

    Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable solutions.  From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the materials we coat to last longer.  With more than 150 years of experience in the coatings industry, the approximately 14,000 people of Axalta continue to find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and technology. For more information visit axalta.com and follow us @Axalta on Twitter and on LinkedIn


    See link:  http://www.axaltacs.com/content/dam/Corporate/Documents/About%20Axalta/Axalta%20Brochure%202018.pdf



    • Define Objectives and Targets for the Site and for the Production Department
    • Leads and develops the operations teams (production, maintenance, quality control, warehouse), including follow-up of daily activities, training, coaching, performance appraisal, recruitments, etc…
    • Maintains and develops standard operating procedures (SOP) that are comprehensive and up-to-date ; Ensure they are understood and followed by all personnel at all times
    • Monitors and analyses production data (on a daily basis), identifies and investigates key issues (RCA), and take appropriate actions
    • Support or lead improvement projects in production

    Lean development

    • Drive the Axalta Operation Excellence: Redeploy 5S, Kaizen, Standard Work, Visual Performance Management, and Autonomous Maintenance across the production department
    • Coordinates the lean transformation of the Vaestervik operations



    • University degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
    • 3-5 years leadership experience
    • 5-10 years of experience in manufacturing environment, with direct exposure to shop-floor operators
    • Practical experience and good understanding of lean methodology and principles (Certification = a plus)
    • Experience in change management
    • Strong leadership skills; ability to manage a culturally diverse team in a manufacturing environment
    • Strong adhesion to our core operating principles: Respect for people, Health & Safety, Environment stewardship, Quality, and Ethics
    • Ability to lead and drive transversal projects, to implement change effectively, and to handle multiple tasks at the same time
    • Sense of urgency, ability to work proactively and reactively under time pressure​



    Please note that Axalta Coating Systems will not accept any candidate profiles sent unrequested by recruiting agencies. Axalta Coating Systems collaborates with preferred providers based on framework agreements and will not pay any fees to recruiting agencies without such agreement. Should Axalta Coating Systems receive a candidate profile from a recruiting agency with which there is no framework agreement, and should the respective candidate be considered or hired, this will not entitle the recruiting agency to claim payment of fees.


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