Jotun

Consumer, FMCG & Retail | Sales & Commercial
About Jotun

Have you ever thought about the colour of your refrigerator? Or how it would look if it was not coated? Did you ever wonder what prevents oil rigs from rusting in the fierce conditions of the open sea? Were you aware that applying special coatings to steel constructions make them heat resistant for longer, in case of fire? 

Jotun makes its mark on your surroundings, from steel bridges to beautiful walls. This is done by our 10 000 employees. Do you want to join us and make your mark?

Jotun is one of the world's leading manufacturers of decorative paints, marine, protective and powder coatings. The Group has 65 companies and 39 production facilities around the world, and 10 007 employees. Jotun is represented in more than 100 countries through own subsidiaries, joint ventures, agents, branch offices and distributors. The Jotun Group's sales in 2019 was NOK 19.6 billion. The Jotun Group is organised into four segments and seven geographical regions, and has its head office in Sandefjord, Norway.

Jotun protects its employees, customers, suppliers, shareholders, the environment and all property.
 
To reach our vision, Jotun’s overall strategic direction has three main elements;

  • Organic growth; Develop new and existing markets
  • Four segments; Decorative paints, Protective Coatings, Marine Coatings and Powder Coatings
  • Differentiated approach; Global view with a regional and local focus

To guide us in the right direction Jotun has a common set of values; Loyalty, Care, Respect and Boldness. Our corporate culture, The Penguin Spirit, is strong and has been a major success factor in Jotun’s history. Jotun places a lot of resources, time and effort to nourish and develop the values and the corporate culture.  
 
To further help us to reach our goals, Jotun has a set of core processes implemented across the company, linked to among others, HR and recruitment, competence development, R&D and Innovation, technical expertise, operational development, HSE, follow up tools, Corporate Responsibility and sustainability. 

Jotun has organised its global organisation into seven regions, having the operational responsibility for business in all segments in the geographical area; 

  • Scandinavia 
  • West Europe 
  • East Europe and Central Asia
  • Middle East, India and Africa 
  • South East Asia and Pacific 
  • North East Asia
  • Americas

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