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Job ID:  59381
Date:  Nov 23, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Graduate Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Production Assistant DSM - 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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What you’ll do

Our Manufacturing team is the heart of our business. As a Production Assistant, you’ll be a key part of our diverse workforce and work a rotating 12-hour shift pattern 7-7, with 7-day breaks, to support the plant’s day-to-day operations.


In this entry-level role, you’ll be supported by your team to grow into a Production Operator and Sr. Production Operator and directly impact the quality of our products – helping to improve real lives. Ready for a challenge? Step up, share your experience and shape our future.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Safety comes first at DSM, so you’ll make sure all our health and safety standards are adhered to
  • Read and follow written operating instructions
  • Fill out and maintain batch records
  • Communicate manufacturing process status to Shift Team Lead/Supervisor
  • Perform inspections and cleaning of equipment to ensure product quality


We bring

  • The opportunity to grow your career in a supportive, friendly team environment
  • Paid overtime opportunities so you can build the week you want
  • 18 days of paid time off and 3 floating holidays
  • A great salary with a starting rate of $22.50/hr
  • An immediate sign on bonus of $2,500
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Gym benefits – which all start on day one
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401K Match
  • Life insurance
  • Diverse employees who aren’t afraid to think outside of the box
  • A team that truly cares about sustainability, each other and our customers
  • A complete commitment to ethics and integrity
  • The chance to be part of a team that feel more like friends than colleagues


You bring

  • Enthusiasm and openness to learn on the job
  • Brilliant collaborative skills
  • A genuine passion to improve the lives of others
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements (regular lifts of 40-50 lbs)
  • Warehouse/manufacturing experience is preferred but not essential.




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.

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