General company profile

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. Calling on centuries of expertise, we supply industries and consumers worldwide with innovative products and sustainable technologies designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet.

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, and Jozo table salt.

Company activities:

All our beliefs and activities come together in our Human Cities initiative. By the 2050s, more than 70 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. With 60 percent of our products in the buildings, infrastructure and transportation end-user segments, AkzoNobel can play an important role in this transformation.

As a responsible company it is our intention to make city life more energizing, inspiring and vibrant. Transcending the purely functional we will help cities and their citizens to connect on an emotional level. We are already helping cities worldwide to focus on issues including colour, heritage, transport, sport, education, and sustainability.

We are looking for

If you’ve studied Chemical Engineering, you will find opportunities as a Process Engineer in Production, Engineering or Research.

If you’ve studied Chemistry, there are opportunities as a Researcher in RD&I.

If you’ve studied Industrial or Mechanical Engineering, there are opportunities as a Plant Engineer or Maintenance Engineer.

You will be part of a dynamic and innovative organization that allows you to shape your own career.

What we have to offer

You’ll soon be integral to an organization that builds successful customer relationships via excellence and an ability to deliver on promises. We succeed through collaboration, but entrepreneurialism and new thinking are encouraged. AkzoNobel is a dynamic, ‘open platform’ where you can maximise your abilities, explore your boundaries, and shape your own career.

Obviously, with a presence in more than 80 countries, there may be scope for travel within our multinational, multicultural organization.

Visit to learn more about these activities and our application procedure.

Company info

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+31(0)88010 6789
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