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Principal Engineer

DSM - Bright Science. Brighter Living.???
Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business 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 is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.
Travel Required: 25-50%
Position Overview:
To improve the regional pre-mix plant network performance and reduce site manufacturing costs by:
Leading improvements to process, equipment, and systems in a QESH compliant way.
Leading and supporting engineering efforts to increase pre-mix plant network capacity and mechanical reliability.
Leading the NA ANH CAPEX process and CAPEX projects.
Interfacing with Operations, Technology and Business Partners to anticipate and propose solutions for current and future business/site needs.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for the Manufex Improve Cycle Work processes in the ANH NA Region: Improve Plant, Small Projects, and Large Capital projects. This includes the optimization and interfaces with the other work processes.
Small Projects: Effective and efficient engineering management of capex projects approved in the NA ANH Region.
Improve Plant: gatekeeping, resource allocation and overall management of all improvement initiatives in the NA ANH Region.
Maintaining compliance with 'best in class' level for these work processes within the DSM Manufex program.
Ensuring application of Large Capital Work process requirements and support from the ANH Global Operation's Team and the Americas LCP group as necessary to manage LCP's.
Responsible for the Manufex Improve Equipment Reliability Work processes in the ANH NA Region. Initialize and manage improvements to products and processes at the ANH NA blend plants to reduce costs, improve asset utilization and develop site in accordance with business requirements
Future vision: Performance Diagnosis and measure-sheet developments as part of DICI Program.
Ensuring site compliance with engineering codes & practices, safe operating windows, and corporate requirements (SHE, Manufacturing, Finance) and cGMP standards.
Responsible for the ANH NA Capital Projects Budget in terms of control spent and allocating to the most value adding improvements.
Ensures as part of this that engineering hours are properly accounted to capital projects.
SHE Duties & Responsibilities:
Display and promote positive safety behaviors at all times; use proper personal protective equipment, appropriate safety tools, equipment and procedures to ensure that self and others go home safe each day; that area and equipment operate safely; that all people in the area comply with the safety requirements and keep the area neat and clean.
Acts in such a way that safety awareness & accident prevention are considered in performing all tasks. In particular, a Principal Engineer takes personal responsibility to ensure all his/her capital projects are lead in a safety compliant manner leading to completion with zero SHE incidents.
Shows leadership and leads by example, by working to SHE standards and encouraging employees to work to the same standards. A Principal Engineer will always stop to correct any unsafe situations observed and to bring about necessary change to remove further risks.
Ensures that all personnel under his/her supervision are aware of, and follow, all DSM Life Saving Rules.
Knowledge and Educational Level:
MS Degree or >7 years on the job experience with BS degree in an engineering.
SHE: In depth knowledge and hands on experience on relevant DSM SHE requirements, knowledge of applicable site specific safety aspects (e.g. dust explosions, PSM area) and knowledge of federal and state regulations.
Quality: Knowledge of ISO Systems and cGMPs.
Technical Expertise: Knowledge and experience with dry Vitamin Forms and six sigma methodologies.
Manufex: In depth knowledge & experience with IP, SP and IER, knowledge of OEE, OPN and maintenance. Understanding of the Technical Transfer Process.
Project Management: Knowledge of project management incl. Large Capital project.
Required Level of Experience:
7 yrs. of Manufacturing experience in Plant, IP or other Engineering Environment.
(Engineering) Project management.
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.
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your resume and cover letter via the career portal(www.dsm.com/careers).
Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these references checks are required.


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