About AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals is world leader in the production of essential chemistry with operations in 80 countries and over 10,000 employees. We invest approximately $120 million in RD&I every year, are #1 or #2 in 80% of our market segments, and we are ranked #1 in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
Here in North America, we have nearly 2,000 employees across 22 production, research and office sites, including the world’s largest fatty amines facility, located in Morris, IL. We are dedicated to providing industries worldwide with the materials they need to manufacture everyday essentials such as paper, plastics, detergents, personal care and hair styling products, as well as key ingredients for the construction, oil and gas, agricultural, mining and pharmaceutical sectors. Building on our long-standing commitment to safety, sustainability and open innovation, we have established a world-class business built on strong partnerships with our customers. The global headquarters for two of our core businesses – Surface Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry – are located in Chicago, and the region as a whole accounts for approximately one quarter of Specialty Chemicals’ annual worldwide revenue. For more information visit www.akzonobel.com/ Our New Global Fleet Manager will:
Fulfill the “Logistical process” cycle for all regions and ensure processing and monitoring of the ISO Tank fleet in order to optimally serve customer needs in alignment with the strategy of the sBU and the supply chain organization. Main objective in this is to manage and improve the processes of all ISO Tank handling and shipments of all Sulfur Derivatives products at optimal costs. This includes the leasing and maintenance of ISO Tanks
Maintain and improve working relationships with internal stakeholders like Business Managers, Customer Service and plant logistics in order to fulfill the demand of ISO Tank shipments.
Maintain and improve working relationships with external stakeholders like local governments, customers, other BU/companies using the same modalities. Goal of this activity is to maintain and improve a network in which we can optimize our ISO tank logistical setup and improve the total cost of ownership for the complete Supply Chain.
Analyzing the ISO tank market conditions and preparing the procurement negotiating process with suppliers’ rates and all other applicable conditions to receive a high standard for safety, service and reliability at optimal cost.
**This position is located in Chicago, IL
** Travel 35%