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Job ID:  54381
Date:  Nov 25, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Other
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Validation Specialist

Bring your passion. Build the future.



Job Title:                    Validation Specialist


Department:               Quality


Reporting To:              Quality Manager


Grade:                         C40


We have 1 permanent vacancy within the Quality Department working dayshift.


Your key responsibility:


  • Leadership role within the Quality Department responsible for the management and co-ordination of the site cGMP validation activities.
  • Support validation activity during design, installation & commissioning of new equipment, processes, packaging lines & facilities and utilities.
  • Ensure the validated status of site facilities, i.e., equipment, processes, CSV and utilities is complete and compliant with internal local and corporate procedures, relevant regulatory requirements and industry guidance.
  • Authoring, reviewing, executing and maintaining validation documentation including site Validation Master Plan and Site Validation Strategy.
  • Support Production departments in validation activities for processes and equipment
  • Preparation and management of validation plans, protocols and reports.
  • Support and coordinate with corporate validation team.
  • Supporting external audits including customer and regulatory inspections, presenting and explaining relevant validation information to inspectors/auditors.
  • Execute validation protocols and drive to completion any CAPA associated with non-conformances raised.
  • Use quality risk management tools (e.g., FMEA, System Impact Assessments) to ensure that risks are appropriately identified, documented and managed.
  • Ensure product quality through robust testing and process monitoring including the use of statistical techniques.
  • Support Cleaning, Utilities and Computer System Validation.


You bring:

Successful candidates should have a degree in a relevant science or engineering discipline with a minimum 5 years of validation and qualification experience in a cGMP regulated life science industry, i.e., Pharmaceutical, API or Bio-tech. Other essential behaviours are excellent communication and organisational skills, and the ability to work independently & within cross functional teams.


About Quality

No matter which team you are on, at DSM you’ll be part of a powerful shared purpose – to create brighter lives for all. You’ll get opportunities to work collaboratively with different departments and industry experts to make a positive difference to the future of millions of people and the planet we all share. Together, we’ll understand the needs of every customer and offer solutions that promote their success and impact, today and in the future.

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. For further information, please contact Tetiana Milewska, Talent Acquisition Business Partner 





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 or connect on 

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