DSM Associate Technician - Mechanical Maintenance - Kingstree, SC in Kingstree, South Carolina

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 atwww.dsm.com.

The Challenge

Maintaining the machinery including hydraulics, pumps, mechanical transmission, chillers, compressors, mechanical seals, and gear boxes.Perform confined space entries; equipment PMs; complete corrective (emergency) work orders; maintain operability of production equipment in a SAFE manner.Be willing to work any shift and be on call as needed.

The Position

  • Complete assigned tasks and work orders in an efficient, safe manner and maintain a clean cGMP work environment in assigned areas.

  • Comply with all safe work practices including but not limited to work permitting, lock-out/tag-out, confined space entry, hot work, working at heights, line-breaking, and mechanical safety.

  • Basic knowledge of Maintenance CMMS (SAP) to obtain relevant work order, equipment, and spare part information

  • Diagnose equipment failures and recommend alternatives to minimize repair costs and equipment downtime.

  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with maintenance and production personnel to carry out duties effectively.

  • Provide excellent communication between shift/relief personnel and production.

  • Provide accurate, detailed, timely and documented turnovers of equipment to operations and others within the department.

  • Provide feedback for needed spare parts or other anticipated needs.

  • Cross-train whenever possible to help achieve a more efficient Maintenance Department and provide feedback for needed training.

  • Accept other duties as assigned.

  • Identify, report, and investigate incidents in areas of responsibility.

  • Provide training for new operators and professional personnel. Verify competence of operators.

  • Participate in or lead departmental audits, housekeeping inspections, and other specialty SHE audits as appropriate.

  • Ensure Quality procedures, Management Directives, and Quality.

  • Report any quality deviations or non-conformances that you observe.

  • Support routine Quality talks/briefings with staff to raise Quality awareness.

  • Has the authority to intervene in the event of a quality or safety protocol concern.

The Ideal

  • Requires basic knowledge of fundamental mechanical maintenance concepts, practices, and procedures with the ability to apply them in routine situations; requires regular contact with other employees and professional staff to give or obtain information or deliver service; problems encountered are varied and can generally can be solved by utilizing trouble-shooting skills and following clear directions and procedures.

  • Minimum high school diploma; secondary education in industrial maintenance preferred.

  • Basic mechanical maintenance concepts

  • Communication (oral and written) skills.

  • Must be able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Must be able to work a 12-hour rotating shift

  • Basic knowledge/experience of plant maintenance and typical mechanical work such as pipefitting, millwright and welding is preferred.

  • Communication (oral and written) skills.

  • Must be able to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.

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 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.

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 seehttp://www.dsm.comor connect on