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Job ID:  60596
Date:  Aug 6, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Utilities Technician - Belvidere, NJ- (7AM-7PM and 7PM -7AM Rotating shifts)

Bring your passion. Build the future.


What you’ll do:

Responsible for producing quality Utilities for the site and to process potable and Waste water according to the Authority of the Operating Engineers and Firemen Licensing and the New Jersey Clean Water Act. Operates and troubleshoots plant equipment and related systems in accordance with Key Performance Measure, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety/regulatory requirements, and divisional goals.


We bring:

  • A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health and welfare benefits
  • A place to grow and develop
  • A company that is purpose-led and performance-driven in a corporate culture that values people and planet
  • The opportunity to work on growing brands and build on a strong foundation
  • The chance to make improvements and make an impact on the business


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates and monitors Utilities equipment (boiler, chillers, compressors, cooling towers) in the field and from the DCS including troubleshooting process and equipment problems, making necessary adjustments, optimizing process parameters, performing sampling, and testing as required.
  • Maintains equipment through assisting day shift technicians with coordinating and prioritizing maintenance needs with production needs, permit writing for maintenance PMs, general housekeeping/maintenance of process areas (minor repairs, painting, cleaning, etc.), and forklift operation for loading/unloading.
  • Record, track, maintain, and analyze all process data to ensure the utility operations is operating safely and within the limits of our permits to operate. Interpret operating and equipment data through data gathering and or monitoring and take action to bring process back under control and within parameters
  • Actively seeks continuous improvement opportunities within the DICI mindset and behaviors.
  • Participates in SHE cultures and displays and promotes positive SHE mindset and behaviors in performing all tasks. Including use of proper personal protective equipment and appropriate safety tools, writing and executing work permits and energy control procedures, keeping area and equipment operate at the highest safety levels; ensures that all people in the area comply to safety directives and keep the area neat and clean.
  • Understands process safety standards and risks for equipment. Documents safety/environmental incidents and assists Department Management Staff with documentation and notification of appropriate personnel.  Participates in HAZOP/Pre-Startup review teams as required. 
  • Completes all required formal and computer-based training classes (e.g., safety, quality improvement, problem solving, MSDS, etc.). Supports Technical Staff in the development and/or delivery of training.


You bring:

  • High School diploma required.
  • A NJ Blue Seal Engineer’s license and the appropriate water treatment and waste treatment license when required.
  • Must be able to work a 12 hour rotating shift, 7AM-7PM and 7PM -7AM
  • Good math, oral/written communication, interpersonal, time management, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of personal/process control computers, cGMP, ISO, environmental, regulatory and safety compliance.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and coordinate multiple resources without direct supervision.
  • Minimum of 1 to 4 years of experience required in waste/water treatment, power and steam generation or equivalent
  • Must be available to work weekends, overtime (including coverage and standby), and holidays as required. Must be able to cross train in primary craft.
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job including but not limited to maintenance of process equipment in shop floor situations.


About Manufacturing:

With DSM Nutritional Product sites consistently proving that we have some of the best facilities in the world, it’s obvious that the Manufacturing team doesn't just talk about sustainability. We live it in everything we do. From large solar fields to biomass cogeneration plants, we put green electricity back into local grids while producing the high-quality products and solutions our customers need. We do it by continuously adapting our knowledge, skills and ways of working to meet the demands of our ever-changing world.


How to apply

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal The procedure will generally be in line with the DSM application process outlined on the DSM career website. Due to privacy regulations, we can only actively interact with applications via our career portal.


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.


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