could be worse, but could also be what it used to be...
Operator (Current Employee) – Waukegan, IL – October 18, 2016
Workers are pawns not people. Management says one thing and does another. Decisions made today would change tomorrow, and again the next day. A lot of workers do nothing but milk the clock and then complain they don't get raises or promotions (stupid). Always need overtime and never enough people. Good employees pick up the slack of bad workers while management avoids the issue. Good luck with HR.
Production planner (Former Employee) – Waukegan – June 15, 2015
· Scheduling fixed assets and floor tanks through MRP · Maintaining a master production schedule · Analyzing trends and product demand · Purchasing bulk solvents and resins · Creating MRP views within OneSAP · Logging KPIs for the department · Holding critical formula meetings · Liaison for Yacht Facility in the Netherlands · Providing information to Customer Service · Performing ESTOP (Encouraging Safety Through Observation Process) observations · Performing AS9100 Rev C Internal Audits
Inventory Control Specialist (Former Employee) – Pontiac, MI – June 4, 2015
Typical day starts at 6 A.M., checking EMAILS concerning inventory issues from off shift, rectify as needed. Check with color build unit (CBU) for inventory needs, make all transfers, physically and systematically. Check automatic dispensing unit (ADU) levels, physically and systematically move all materials needed. Once all CBU needs are met, off to the distribution center for cycle counts, home location managing, consolidations, shipping error rectification, periodically checking EMAILS for other department ( CBU, QC, plant, staging, pilot,R&D ) needs.After lunch check with CBU for material needed for the next 2 shifts.
What I learned: Independence, proactive approach, many SAP system movements from department to department, plant to plant. Many different department operations.
Co Workers: Team atmosphere, always ready to help.
Hardest part of my job: Balancing all above duties, making sure all needs are met.
Most enjoyable part of my day: Contact with different department co workers, personalities and the daily challenges each day brought.
always busy, always something to do
locating machines and equipment for physical transfers.
Fun workplace with rigorous hours with metal coatings.
Quality Control Part Time Technician (Current Employee) – Columbus, OH – May 31, 2015
-A typical day at work was in the Quality Control lab where i tested paint by drawing it down on different types of metal comparable to what our customer would use. - Tested properties such as paint color, viscosity, durability, and film thickness. -I learned what it was like to work in an industrial production setting. - Management were nice but not good communicators or motivators. - Co-workers were very nice people that could help me with any questions I had. - Hardest part of the job was making adjustments on the paint that would come in out of spec. - The most enjoyable part of the job was the atmosphere of the lab. Everyone was friendly and helpful.
AkzoNobel is a multi-national manufacturing corporation, active in healthcare, coatings and chemicals.
Management Assistant (Former Employee) – Tarrytown, NY – May 19, 2015
AN headquartered in Amsterdam, employees 47,000 people in 80 countries. Constantly ranked as a top leader in the area of sustainability. They offer good benefits and educational opportunities. They are committed to their customers and clients.
Forklift driver, paint pre-batch, labeling cans, filling operator etc... i also loaded powder bags,colored bags and solvents onto a pallet sent it up on a forklift to the batchmakers to make international paint.
I had a enjoyable time working for akzo nobel. Long Hours, great pay. Very savy when it comes to safety. I learned alot while working there, and if it wasn't for personal reasons i would have stayed with the company.