Engineering Internship At AkzoNobel
Graduate Engineering Trainee (2 vacancies)
Location: Giza, EG
The Graduate Engineering Trainee (GET) program is developed to give graduates the opportunity to rapidly develop in AkzoNobel Manufacturing Function, while having an international experience. During the graduate program, you will receive on-the-job training across diverse assignments in different areas: continuous improvement, project engineering, process engineering, production planning and/or reliability engineering. Following this program, job holder will have the opportunity to be deployed to another site within AkzoNobel. At the end of the graduate program, based on readiness and performance, job holder will be assigned a final role in discussion with the Regional Manufacturing Organization from the host sites.
Key Accountabilities & Activities
Actively participate in all site health, safety, environment, quality and sustainability activities.
Use of statistical analysis and appropriate business excellence project management processes to identify areas of significant improvement and develops plans to realize the benefits
Investigate root cause of process failures, develop solutions for non-conforming products and implement improvement plans.
Understand and improve Manufacturing strategy and input into site development plan based on current capabilities.
Utilise the integrated asset management program within the sites lean operating principles, including the use of Work Management, Tactics, Condition Monitoring, Defect Elimination, Operate for Reliability, Core Competencies and Metrics.
Generate and utilise charts and graphs to identify and analyse losses to prioritize opportunities for improvement
Analysis and improvement of material efficiencies.
Interfaces with central engineering for new projects ensuring that changes on site are controlled and managed through documented MoC process
Provides expertise for onsite operations group during process related troubleshooting issues.
During project execution, plays a major role in commissioning, start-up and training, and then owning the technology for the site.
Contributes to site (process) improvements and contributes to CI / ALPS projects.
Prepares, schedules, coordinates, and monitors the assigned engineering projects.
Cooperates and communicates daily with project members and stakeholders to interpret their needs and requirements and provides assistance and technical support.
Performs overall quality control of the work (budget, schedule, plans, personnel’s performance) and reports regularly on project status.
Audits projects after completion to measure project results against original project goals.
Reviews engineering deliverables and initiate appropriate corrective actions.
RequirementsFresh graduate with a positive attitude – from Bachelor's (or Master’s degree) in these engineering discipline (Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, Industrial, Production/Power, Mechatronics, Electromechanical)
Maximum one-year experience (students who will be completing their degree by June 2024 are welcome to apply)
Willingness to re-locate as part of the program. Open for mobility (domestic & international). Can relocate to other countries in the 2nd year as well as on the completion of the GET program
Excellent English language communication skills
Exhibit high initiative and leadership in student organizations/extracurricular activities
High learning agility and high adaptability
Willing to learn & experience different functions/knowledge. Open & proactive to share and exchange
Excellent communication skills and inquisitive nature
Ability to think on his/her feet; and to influence and work as part of a team
Logical thinking. Analytical skills
Desire to live the AkzoNobel values and behaviours and cultural principles
Ability to interact effectively with customers, community and other AkzoNobel visitors on a regular basis
Awareness of Functional Safety legislation and Safety Integrated Systems is an advantage
Capable of applying continuous improvement principles to reduce and control loss and waste
Understanding and application of 5S in the workplace, is an advantage