Technical Service Representative

Recruiter
AkzoNobel
Location
Worcestershire
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
23 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time

Competitive Salary + company car, fuel card, bonus, 25 days holiday, pension, flexible benefits scheme & staff discounts

UK Field Based

Having gained experience in powder and liquid coatings you are ready for a new challenge in a business that will encourage your input, welcome your ideas and act on them. This role with AkzoNobel as a Technical Service Representative is the position you are looking for. We want you to join the team and utilise your people skills and industry knowledge to provide technical support to industrial market customers for our 500 powder coatings and liquid coatings range, including primers, primer finishes, topcoats and factory maintenance products.

As Technical Service Representative you will provide advice on coatings specifications, giving recommendations for preparation and application as well as conduct inspections to ensure our product is applied in acceptable conditions and according to specification. You will conduct demonstrations and product trials as well as maintain records, deliver regular reporting and prepare market analysis. We will look to you to build an understanding of customer needs and support sales teams with technical advice to strengthen our service offer as well as to deliver training. You will also work to resolve any customer issues or problems as needed.

This is a field based role where you be expected to visit customers across the UK.

To succeed you must have worked in a technical role and gained a good understanding of liquid and powder coatings technologies. You will have knowledge of how coating equipment operates, especially of high pressure airless and airmix liquid systems. Comfortable building relationships you will have strong communication and interpersonal skills as well as an eye for detail and a strong customer focus. You will also be the sort of person who is passionate about excellence and delivers on commitments.

AkzoNobel creates everyday essentials to make people's lives more liveable and inspiring. As a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, we supply essential ingredients, essential protection and essential color to industries and consumers worldwide. Backed by a pioneering heritage, our innovative products and sustainable technologies are designed to meet the growing demands of our fast-changing planet, while making life easier. Headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, we have approximately 45,000 people in around 80 countries, while our portfolio includes well-known brands such as Dulux, Sikkens, International, Interpon and Eka. Consistently ranked as a leader in sustainability, we are dedicated to energizing cities and communities while creating a protected, colorful world where life is improved by what we do.

At AkzoNobel, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people, so if you want to be Technical Service Representative in a business that will invest in you and give you the opportunity to develop please visit our website via the link.

AkzoNobel. Where your ideas go far.

Please note: In the event of a high candidate response to this vacancy we may close the application period earlier than the date shown.