In Sege just outside Malmö we have the Nordic´s largest site for development, production and selling of colour, lacquer and  spackle. In 2018 we produced more than 53 million litre on site and we are 600 employees that daily work to always cater for our customers’ needs with high quality products and services. Within Paints & Coatings Nordics logistics organization we are responsible for all warehousing and transportation activities out from four main internal warehouse locations and six external warehouses. Our scope is a wide range of products from smaller shipments and parcels of paints up to full pallets and bulk transports. We are always striving to improve with focus on service, quality, cost and environment.


The Logistics function is in an exciting phase with further developments within Logistics. We are now adding a new position to further strengthen the focus on continuous improvements, drive change and increase efficiencies within Nordics.

What you will do?
In the role as Logistics Improvement Manager you will continually seek improvements and cost savings within Logistics function in Nordics. The scope is both finished goods warehouseing and outbound transportation. You will lead the development of the improvement programes, cost reduction projects and continous improvement mindset within logistics.Your main areas of responsibilities are:


• Identify opportunities to reduce cost and improve the service levels
• Drive, implement and sustain improvements projects within the sites
• Define, Measure, Analyse, Improve and Control processes critical to logistics
• Regular analysis and KPI reporting related to cost and service metrics
• Lead the deployment and developlement of ALPs (AkzoNobel Leading Performance programe)
• Maintain full oversight and stewardship of current savings projects & pipeline.
• Support execution and implementation of corporate logistics projects in Nordics


In order to be able to be succesfull and deliver on above responsibilties you need to work closely with Site Logistics Managers and Logistics teams as well as cooperate with internal departments such as Sales, Manufacturing, Finance and Quality.


This position will be located in Malmö, but you will work in a Nordic arena, mainly Sweden. You will travel around 10-20% of your time.

Who you are?
We believe that you are a person with a strong drive and experience working within logistics envirionment preferabel. You have good continous improvement theoretical, understanding and implementation experience. You have strong people- and stakeholder management skills as well as you are analytical and structured in your way of working and have the flexibility to handle multiple and complex tasks. Of course you are abel to work alone and to contribute to the team as well. You have proven project magagement background with strong ability to obtain project input and promote support from many different stakeholders.
Excel skills are to advanced level and benefit with experience from SAP. You have a BS Degree in Engineering or Business/Economics. For this position it´s required that You are fluent both in Swedish and English, both written and verbally.


What can AkzoNobel offer you?
If you share our values and ambitions, we can give you a career where your knowledge and ambitions will be recognized and rewarded. You will be working in an international environment with many possibilities to develop, both personally and professionally. You will be offered interesting and challenging projects that open your view and challenges your enterprise. You will be working with likeminded people that share your attitude and enthusiasm. By working for AkzoNobel you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

Would you like to join? Apply already today with your CV and a cover letter why you are perfect for this role! We do not accept applications via e-mail, these applications will be disregarded.


For additional information about the vacancy please contact Björn Lindahl, Nordics Logistics Cluster Manager, +46 73 435 4492

For information about the recruitment process, please contact Christina Borin, Talent Acquisition Partner, +46 76 112 8564

For unions related questions, please contact Unionen, Jörgen Dahlgren, +46 708 35 52 49 / Akademiker, Johan Vihlborg, +46708 83 56 37


Our company can only deliver sustainable high performance if our employees can reach their full potential and grow and develop together with AkzoNobel. We want to ensure employees are offered continuous learning and development opportunities. With that intention in mind please find job opportunity mentioned below. Please make sure you discuss the same with your manager before applying. You can also refer someone you know for the job!







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

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