We are AkzoNobel  Specialty Chemicals. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items. Building on the dedication of our employees and our shared commitment to safety, sustainability, and open 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.

Revenue: EUR 5 billion
Employees: 10.000
Countries with offices: >80
New employees per year (graduates): 20 (in the Netherlands)


De bedrijfspresentatie van AkzoNobel is de ideale manier om meer te weten te komen over het bedrijf.



Leading the Way - We show a "can-do" attitude with courage to challenge. We show tenacity and courage in the face of obstacles, have a mindset of "impossible to possible”.

Delivering on Commitments - What we say is what we do. We deliver a consistent performance in a transparent way. We act in a reliable and trustworthy way as Partners with our Customers and Stakeholders.  

Growing Together - We work together as a diverse and respect team by listening, including and challenging in a caring way. We share successes and support each other. We continuously develop ourselves and leverage on our strengths.



Innovation through collaboration
We believe that breakthrough solutions require collaboration across the value chain, and we continue to forge resilient partnerships through a model of open innovation.  

Saving and growing together
Working collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders is helping us become more sustainable and more innovative and deliver more value to our customers.  

Imagine Chemistry
Imagine Chemistry is our global challenge for startups, scale-ups, scientists and others aimed at finding sustainable innovations in chemistry and identifying new business opportunities. It aims to find sustainable solutions to real-life challenges faced by the chemicals industry. It is not a beauty contest for the best pitch, but rather a quest to find equal partners to collaborate with. Collaboration based on true partnership. Prizes include joint development agreements and research support.



For more than a decade, AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals has been listed as one of the leaders of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In 2015 we were rewarded with the 1st place as Materials Industry Group leader. So when people ask us what sustainability means to us, we tell them that our success depends on it.

We know only too well that our future hinges on our ability to do radically more while using less. More innovation, less traditional solutions; more renewable energy and materials, less fossil-based; more value chain focus, less introvert thinking.

Interessante Studies

  • Scheikundige technologie (WO)
  • Werktuigbouwkunde (WO)
  • Technische bedrijfskunde (WO)
  • Scheikunde (WO)
  • Business analytics (WO)
  • Kunstmatige intelligentie (WO)
  • Aardwetenschappen (WO)
  • Civiele techniek (WO)
  • Econometrie (WO)
  • Electrical engineering (WO)
  • Sustainable innovation (WO)
  • Civiele techniek (HBO)
  • Molecular science and technology (WO)
  • Elektrotechniek (HBO)
  • Scheikunde (HBO)
  • Scheikundige technologie (HBO)
  • Werktuigbouwkunde (HBO)
  • Advanced technology (WO)
  • Informatica (WO)
  • Business & it (WO)
  • Chemie (HBO)
  • Chemische technologie (HBO)
  • Ict (HBO)
  • Logistiek en economie (HBO)
  • Technische bedrijfskunde (HBO)

Profiel gewenste studenten

We’re looking for students and graduates who not only have the ideas about what tomorrow should look like, but also have the energy and determination to make those ideas happen. People from every type of background who want to work in a competitive, international environment with the opportunity to reach millions of individuals and businesses around the world. Who want to grow and develop, and work as part of a team. Who can help us to achieve our business goals by delivering on our company values.  

So as well as being highly proficient in your field of study, it’s important that you display a customer focused spirit, and that you are committed to leading the way, delivering on commitments and growing together.

Aanbod voor Studenten

At AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals, we believe we can only grow our business as fast as we grow our people. That’s why we’re committed to investing in your future. Join us and we’ll work with you to develop your talents so that your ideas can go far. This is why, from the day you arrive, we’ll make a real effort to support your professional growth so that you’re able to maximize the opportunities offered across our international business. This comprehensive support encompasses: an onboarding program; career possibilities within and beyond your area of expertise; mentoring; a multitude of training opportunities through the AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals Academy.  

Combined with a competitive compensation and benefits package and a flexible approach to working, we offer an environment that will challenge and fulfill you both today and tomorrow. So if you think you’ve got what it takes and want to develop your talents, we can’t wait to see you here at AkzoNobel  Specialty Chemicals– and help you take your ideas to the world.



Akzo Nobel Specialty Chemicals
Center of Expertise Talent Resourcing
P.O. Box 9300
6800 SB Arnhem
Tel.: 088 0106789 #3
Mail: recruiting.nl@akzonobel.com