Job ID: 38890

Date: Nov 3, 2020

Job function: Manufacturing

Experience level: Experienced Hire

Business: DSM Nutritional Products

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative solutions for human nutrition, animal nutrition, personal care and aroma, medical devices, green products and applications, and new mobility and connectivity. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

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The Challenge

Conduct production activities and operate production equipment in accordance to the plant capacity and meet order shipment requirements in conformity with SHE requirements, SOP’s and Quality standards. Perform all duties associated with the production of custom premixes. If necessary, receives, unloads, stores, delivers and ships raw and finished materials.

The Position

  • Handle raw materials, transport from storage to dispenser room, weigh raw materials as required per the batch requirements and add to required dump station/mixer. Production operators conduct inspection and reconciliation of batch labels for premixes, fill silos, complete final packaging activities, sample per batch requirement, complete incoming 3PRM sampling and visual inspection and release activities, finished goods visual inspection and release activities, sample preparation for homogeneity, carryover, process monitoring and quality plan lab submissions as well as safely palletize and store raw materials and/or finished goods.
  • Able to work unsupervised in pre-weigh, batch build, and production areas.
  • Monitor equipment and production process parameters; record process conditions and actions.
  • Report deviations found with the process, 3PRM and finished goods. Assist in quality related deviation investigations and corrective actions taken in response.
  • Advise Lead Utility Mechanic of maintenance issues to ensure continuous efficient operation of process.
  • Complete housekeeping activities, including completion of tasks noted on the Master Sanitation Schedule within area of responsibility, in compliance with guidelines, orders and instructions, cGMPs, 5S and other programs/requirements fall into housekeeping requirements and must be followed.
  • Communicate relevant information regarding production to incoming shift supervisor/colleagues.
  • Conduct batch label printing and label reconciliation activities for each batch.
  • Complete all required computer based training modules on Training Compass. Attend formal training classes (e.g. safety, quality, problem solving, SDS, etc.).
  • Participate in site SHE culture including Behavior Based Safety and Safe Start programs on site.
  • SHE Duties & Responsibilities: Display and promote positive safety behaviors at all times, use proper personal protective equipment, appropriate safety tools, equipment and procedures that ensure self and others go home safe each day; that area and equipment operate to highest safety levels, that all people in area (Maintenance, quality, visitors, contractors, etc.) comply with safety directives and keep area neat and clean.
  • Participate in inventory cycle counts.
  • All employees to be aware of and follow all DSM Life Saving Rules.
  • Acts in a way that safety awareness, accident prevention, quality and feed/food safety are considered in performing all tasks.
  • Shows leadership by working to SHE and quality standards and encouraging employees to work to the same standards.
  • Performs receiving, shipping and warehouse duties as assigned by Plant Manager.

The Ideal

  • The position requires a the ability to work with minimal supervision, to apply good judgment, to work safely and responsibly, to be able to adapt to change, and be reliable & conscientious when coming to work.
  • Production volume, number of formulas and raw material have a direct impact on position’s complexity.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Must be able to read, write and perform simple math calculations.
  • Minimum 6 month related experience preferred.
  • Ability to operate computers.
  • Must be able to operate forklift.
  • Knowledge of, adherence to and enforcement of DSM Corporate policies addressing Safety, Health, and Environmental and Quality requirements.

The Reward

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improve people’s lives and solving the challenges of today’s world. Challenging jobs, career opportunities and an inspiring environment allow you to enhance your personal development. DSM recognizes that the on-going success of the company depends on the continued development and engagement of our employees and pursues a fair and competitive remuneration policy, recognizing individual and team competencies and performance.

Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply online via the career portal ( )

Pre-employment screening procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.

Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see or connect on