process analytics engineer – part of global team and located in akzo nobel salt a/s

mathias dahl trankjær, randstad danmark
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Mathias Dahl Trankjær
+45 23 32 31 38
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Do you have a passion for chemical engineering, technology, continuous improvements and do you want to be a part of a Digital journey? Now you have the opportunity to make a career out of that passion.

We are looking for people that want to join a Capabilities Building Program and become the next generation of Process Analytics Engineers.

In order to accelerate Azko Nobels Digital journey towards world-class productivity, they have launched a new on boarding program in Nouryon. They will use and develop the skills of their new employees, teaming up with Nouryon professionals forming a community for exiting challenges in one of their five Business Units. Your first year will consist of targeted training activities whilst practicing through ongoing Digital programs. This position will initially be located at a manufacturing site.

About the job and program

Your first year will consist of an on-boarding/learning program which will be conducted in parallel with work in their Global Manufacturing execution systems template and as a team member at one of their sites. During this year you will be trained in:

• Digital tooling
• Program and Project Methodologies
• Continuous improvements and Nouryon Leading Performance
• Company/Business Unit on boarding

The on-boarding will be performed both as a class room type training and on-site training trough participation in work within Global Manufacturing execution systems template and other types of Digital Roadmap projects. You will be assigned to a project and work as a site resource with a defined mentor. Your tasks will be assigned by the project manager and the execution of the tasks will be supported by your mentor and the project team. After your on-boarding/training is completed you will have natural transition to an open position within one of their Business units.

Main responsibilities

• Work with Global Manufacturing Execution Systems Template (GMT) program during GMT deployments
• Be a part of the Digital Technology organization aimed at utilizing digital tools and data analytics to capture operational improvements and to drive improvements
• Cooperate and collaborate with the Nouryon Leading Performance Systems/Continuous improvement team when it comes to deliver support for data analysis and validation on manufacturing sites
• Through data mining and analytics, collect, interpret and report manufacturing process related data
• Provide insights from quantitative and qualitative data analysis
• Co develop, implement and/or optimize work processes, techniques and systems related to manufacturing data systems
• Identify shortcomings in current reporting methods, data systems and corresponding procedures; propose and implement alternatives


• Academic level within chemical engineering/process engineering
• Technical interest in process engineering, automation and data analytics
• Strong technical skills
• Good presentation skills
• Persistent, driven and passionate about improvements
• Open to innovation and ability to work in a flexible work environment
• Highly developed interpersonal skills, both verbal and in writing
• Fluent in English, additional languages is considered a merit

To be successful in this position you should be able to impart knowledge and learn quickly. You are a team player that contributes to your team’s ability to reach maximum performance but you also have the ability to take individual initiatives.

You are a person with high integrity and can take responsibility for your actions; you respect values and are able to work discretely with confidential information. It is required for you to be a trustworthy, credible person that has the ability to interact with all levels in the organization and be able to work in a cross functional company with multi-cultural and divers environments. Interpersonal skills are of high importance and they are searching for someone who is positive, driven and have the ability to motivate and engage.

Akzo Nobel work with continuous improvements and believe that you are a person that can impact others for improvements and be one of their main persons leading their change into standardizing their processes and way to work into a more digitalized environment. Of course you live up to and are motivated by our values: Leading the Way, Deliver on commitments and Growing together.

Why join Akzo Nobel?

Are you passionate about sustainability, innovation, safety, and collaboration? Do you want to grow together with a company that is forward-looking and continuously improving how they work? Their employees have ideas on how to build a sustainable future and the drive and passion to realize them. They believe that building long-term relationships and integrity are keys to success. If that describes you, they will gladly make way for your ambitions. They offer you countless career opportunities. From day one they support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.

Additional information

The Digital Capabilities will be built within the Digital Technology PMO department and will report to the PMO Manager of Digital Technology. You will be located at their Salt producing factory in Mariager/DK. This is a fulltime position on permanent basis.

Apply for this position

Randstad is responsible for the recruitment process on behalf of Akzo Nobel Salt A/S. Please upload your CV and application in English. We are looking forward to your application.

For further information please contact Mathias Dahl Trankjær on +45 2332 3138 or

More about the business

Nouryon has about 10,000 employees and operate in over 80 countries around the world. Over the course of their nearly 400-year journey to become a global specialty chemicals leader, they have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in their industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Their products play an essential role in everyday life for people around the globe.

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About Randstad

Randstad is part of the international Randstad Group, which is the world's second-largest provider of HR solutions. Every day, Randstad finds jobs for more than 620,000 people worldwide. We maintain offices in 39 countries and are represented in Europe, North and South America and Asia. With 20 branches and in-house locations spread across the entire country we are among Denmark's leading temporary staff and recruitment agency, a position we have achieved because of our labour market expertise and our ability to match qualified candidates with unique job opportunities.