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Job ID:  46722
Date:  Nov 24, 2021
Job function:  Quality, SHE & Security
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Lab Analyst - Microbiologist

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. 

More information can be found at www.dsm.com.


Job Title:            Laboratory Analyst - Microbiologist


Process:              Quality


Reporting To:     Senior Laboratory Analyst     



We have one permanent vacancy working dayshift within the Quality Department.

The Laboratory Analyst’s responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out chemical and microbiological analysis in accordance with analytical schedules/LIMS worksheets;
  • Reporting analytical results in LIMS/SAP, excel or as instructed;
  • Releasing final product and raw materials via LIMS/SAP;
  • Operating, calibrating and maintaining laboratory equipment;
  • Providing a troubleshooting analytical service to the operate and improve plant teams;
  • Non routine analysis as required;
  • Preparation and analysis of final product stability samples;
  • Co-ordination of stability trials
  • Inspecting and analysing specified packaging products;
  • Providing support and training to the process teams on GMP, ISO and Quality issues;
  • Maintaining up to date documentation in the laboratory area (eg, analytical methods, COSHH, manual handling assessments, risk assessments etc);
  • Sampling, Analysing and Monitoring environmental, water and waste streams;
  • Raising, investigating and following up Laboratory Investigations


The successful candidate will have at least an HNC in a Microbiology related subject and have a minimum of 2 years relevant industrial experience.  Candidates will have a good knowledge of Microbiological techniques, GMP and GLP.  Other essential behaviours are flexibility, self-motivation and attention to detail.


This position will be posted internally and externally on the company intranet, therefore please apply for this post via the intranet page, Careers world.  On this web page, you will fill in your contact details and attach your cv.



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 see http://www.dsm.com or connect on 

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