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Job ID:  56956
Date:  May 14, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Engineering Materials

Machine Operator_Evansville, IN $25.74 to $28.41 per hour

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business 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 is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at

The Challenge

Operate plastic compounding equipment in a safe and efficient manner in order to produce product which meets or exceeds customer expectations.


Our compensation package includes:

  • Starting wage $25.74 per hour increasing to $28.41 in the first year.
  • Shift premium for night shift
  • Straight Shift, 12 hour schedule.
  • Union facility under the United Auto Workers Union
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance starting on first day
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • 401K Plan
  • Incentive Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • And more

The Position

  • Ensures that production equipment is operated following established processing, quality, safety, and housekeeping procedures.

           Cleans and prepares equipment for efficient changeovers and subsequent production runs.

  • Plan work flow for efficient equipment operations.
  • Trouble-shoots processing problems to ensure production of quality products.
  • Performs on-line process quality testing.
  • Maintains all applicable production department records.
  • Assists Maintenance in troubleshooting and repairing equipment.
  • Participates in initial training and periodic re-training by production supervisors, process engineers, and other designated personnel as required.
  • Functions as an intra- or interdepartmental team member, interfacing with other functional department personnel as required to resolve operating issues or to improve process quality and efficiency.
  • Complies with all production related Quality Manual Procedures and System through classroom and on the job training and passing all accompanying testing as required.
  • Maintains equipment and surrounding work area according to established housekeeping standards.
  • Complies with established safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required.

The Ideal

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Ability to read, write and perform arithmetic operations involving the use of decimals and fractions. 
  • Comprehend more common vocabulary. 
  • Ability to recognize specific symbols.
  • Comprehend common technical vocabulary and complex verbal concepts. 
  • Understand complex written meaning. 
  • Ability to read calibrated scales, apply rules to symbolic systems, generate and/or apply rules systematically, and use short-term memory.

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 on-line by sending us your resume and cover letter via the career portal (

Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be

contacted when these references checks are required.


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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