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DSM Production Operator Blend Pack 1st shift, Germantown, WI in Germantown, Wisconsin
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.
More information can be found at www.dsm.com.
With direction from the Lead and Supervisor, produces various food ingredients, learning good manufacturing practices, and how to follow standardized formulas for weighing, measuring and mixing raw materials. Sets up, and controls processes, i.e. blending, drying, bulk fermentation, extraction and filtration. Completes appropriate documentation.
Displays and promotes positive safety behaviors at all times, uses 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.
Aware of and follows all DSM Life Saving Rules.
Acts in such a way that safety awareness and accident prevention are considered in performing all tasks.
Works to SHE standards and encourages fellow colleagues to work to the same standards.
Maintains area of responsibility in a clean and safe manner. Promptly cleans up work area.
Operates process and utility equipment in a hygienic and safe manner in accordance with all process procedures, cGMP, HAACP and SHE instructions and guidelines. Acts in such a way that safety awareness and accident prevention are considered in the performance of all tasks.
Sets up, calibrates and monitors instruments, i.e. pH meter, temperature meter, conductivity meter, hyrdometer, thermometers, and metal detection devices.
Tears down, cleans and re-assembles equipment, i.e. pumps, mills, grinders, valves, etc. Clean utensils, vessels and lines.
Identifies, troubleshoots, and responds to deviations in process, product, equipment, and performance variations.
Utilizes SAP to complete timely and accurate transactions, i.e. maintaining process information (PI) sheets.
Sets up recipes and/or standard operating procedures (SOP’s), understands and executes operations in mixing, pH adjustment, transfers and process sequences while documenting steps and other records.
Tracks and maintains inventory levels to ensure traceability.
Identifies and takes appropriate action for variations in raw materials, foreign debris, color changes, smell, moisture and temperature variations.
Takes samples for QA analysis.
Performs minor maintenance work on equipment when necessary to ensure continuous operation of process (<10% of time).
Completes the daily, weekly, and monthly sanitation schedules.
Writes work instructions for work performed in the manufacturing environment.
Knowledge and Educational Level:
- High school diploma or equivalent
Required Level of Experience:
1 year of production or food service experience
Must be able to operate forklift.
Must be able to read/comprehend English
Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Must be 18 years old to work in a plant job.
Ability to lift 50-60 lbs. repetitively
Ability to use Microsoft Office at a basic level. (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
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.
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Interested in this position? Please apply online via the career portal (https://jobs.dsm.com/)
DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.