Process Analytics Engineer

Full-time, Integrated Supply Chain

Zhejiang, China Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


Do you have a passion for chemical engineering, technology, continuous improvements and do you want to be a part of our Digital journey? Now you have the opportunity to make a career out of that passion.
We are looking for people that want to join our Capabilities Building Program and become the next generation of Process Analytics Engineers.  
In order to accelerate our Digital journey towards world-class productivity, we have launched a new on boarding program in AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals. We will use and develop the skills of our new employees, teaming up with AkzoNobel professionals forming a community for exiting challenges in one of our 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/program

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

  • Program and Project Methodologies

  • Continuous improvements and AkzoNobel 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 our 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 AkzoNobel 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

Job Requirements


  • 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 responsible 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 we are searching for someone who is positive, driven and have the ability to motivate and engage.
    We work with continuous improvements and believe that you are a person that can impact others for improvements and be one of our main persons in leading our change into standardizing our processes and way to work into a more digitalized environment. Of course you live up to and are motivated by our values: Customer focused, Passion for excellence, Deliver on commitments and Winning together

What can AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals 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 Specialty Chemicals you will also help us to achieve our ambition – to be the first choice by our customers, shareholders and employees, all over the world.

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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