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Job ID:  57761
Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  Operations

Process Technologist - Climate Change -Belvidere, NJ

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
There is no manual to solve the challenges of GHG emissions or energy efficiency, so a profound willingness to learn new things from others is necessary to be successful. You will encounter ambiguity and differences between sites and more importantly your colleagues, being able to connect to people will help to overcome these challenges. Your collaboration and coaching skills will be necessary to train colleagues on site about their responsibilities to keep focusing on climate change initiatives once your project has been successfully executed. 


The Position
In this position you will combine your experience in mechanical engineering, process engineering or research & technology with your passion for sustainability.  You will be our driving force in the region to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving energy efficiency of the several DSM sites. You will work with the teams on the various sites and bring process engineering expertise on these topics, supporting them in developing projects to achieve the DSM goals. In this way you will be the bridge to Climate Change amongst the various sites you support. 
You will be coached by the Senior Process Engineer Climate Change in the same region and by corporate energy experts to be able to deliver the projects scope for the respective locations. Your reporting line will be the Greenhouse Gas director and the improve plant team on the hosting site (dual reporting) but you will explicitly work for other Business Groups and sites in the region, while located on the Belvidere, NJ.
You will be responsible to:

  • Define and execute feasibility studies and prepare preliminary designs, cost estimates and timelines.
  • Support creation of awareness and an engaged culture on GHG emission reduction in the region.  Engagement programs will need to be implemented by local teams, supported by site management teams. While, you will provide advice and practices to increase awareness on the various sites in the region. 
  • Support the safeguard of Safety, Health & Environment (SHE) & Security requirements by identifying the relevant SHE and Security aspects of the feasibility studies you are executing.

The Ideal

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering -Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Biotechnology.
  • Four or more years of proven experience in process engineering preferably in a Nutrition environment, in which process improvement has been a considerable part of the work. 
  • Passion in the field of energy saving and GHG emission reduction, experience is plus.
  • A basic knowledge of finance.
  • Good communication skills, both in writing and in speaking, ability to connect to various people and sites.
  • Able to accommodate 20% travel


At DSM, sustainability is the core value and therefor part of the culture of our company. It is one of the most important reasons our 23.000 employees around the globe are proud to work for us. Championing sustainability means we improve the quality of people’s lives by embedding sustainability in all that we do, applying our scientific know-hows to address the challenges of today and tomorrow. 
This core value also means that DSM wants to be a frontrunner in the business by setting ambitious sustainability aspirations company-wide. The main target is to improve DSM’s absolute greenhouse-gas efficiency by 30% in 2030, compared to 2016. 


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.



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