A good place to work. The world's leading decorative paints manufacturer
Head of Business Development (Former Employee), Altrincham – July 25, 2014
Pros: company car and generous bonus scheme
Cons: long hours and overnight stays away from home
A very varied and interesting job, managing a team of business development managers. Seeking new opportunities in new sectors. Each time a new sector was identified, I had to learn how that sector operated, what the main issues were and try to develop solutions. I worked with a highly professional and dedicated team of BDMs and Account Managers. The – more... best in the business!
The hardest part of the job was convincing senior management that a new opportunity was viable in order to obtain the necessary resource to pursue it.
The most enjoyable part of the job was achieving success in new ventures. – less
fork lift driver (Former Employee), Warrington – May 27, 2014
Pros: good place to work
Cons: doing night shifts was not good
I worked for Akzo Nobel for twenty years starting in Glasgow then transferring to Warrington. I drove fork lift trucks both counterbalance and reach trucks . I would replenish stock from racking to pick face for orders to be completed.
SUPPLY CHAIN- Planning production Controlling & DM (Former Employee), Bangalore, KA – March 22, 2014
Well an average paymaster... Lots of pressure, but you get to learn a lot of stuff out there,... you have everything right from training employees to employee benefit, but the job security is too poor,...
Production and Materials Manager (Former Employee), hull – March 19, 2014
Pros: free parking, ood pension and many other benefits
Cons: very tough environment
The days were tough as the roles and teams were changing due to various initiatives that were being introduced. I was a key member for the SAP training and rolling the training out - this was a very challenging time.
A pleasure to work there,made friends for life,very professional company
Despatch Oprative (Former Employee), Hull – March 12, 2014
Pros: free drinks machine
Worked the night shift for the last 2 years.Main duties were to get products from the warehouse using picklists printed out from protean,then more recently saps computor systems. A keen eye for detail was paramount as Akzo Nobel had a right first time policy. Products sent all over the world from a few kilo to over 40 tonnes. Management was always there – more... for help and advice. Was part of a small team,but everybody worked together to get the right results.Had a great team of co-workers. – less
great on going training, friendly good place to work
sales assistant (Current Employee), dumfries – September 3, 2013
Company as a whole is brilliant great perks such a quartley bonuses and reviewed annually pay rises. Help and support from staff and management and also a private line. Excellent pension scheme and employee discount.