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Job ID:  62354
Date:  Jan 25, 2023
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Production Engineer, Freeport, TX

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We’re #hiring at DSM for:


Production Engineer

Location: Freeport, TX


What You’ll Do:

Provide engineering and problem-solving skills to ensure the process operates safely and optimally.  Monitor and analyze process performance.  Analyze limitations and bottlenecks.  Identify opportunities for process improvements, develop and implement solutions. Serve as the process technology expert on site in the Etinol/Vinylol areas.


We bring:

A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health 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:

Monitor and track plant performance (output, quality, yields, solvent usage)

Lead operations in troubleshooting and investigation (RCAs)

Develop and document in-depth process technology understanding

Define optimal operation conditions / monitor plant and adjust for optimum performance

Update OUIs and SOPs in assigned process areas

Identify improvement opportunities and generate IP proposals & scope sheets

Lead Six Sigma projects to improve yield, reduce energy usage and improve quality


You bring:

Bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering

Experience providing engineering support in production or project roles

Knowledge of production unit operations and manufacturing equipment

Detailed knowledge of relevant Manufacturing Excellence work processes

Detailed knowledge of applicable SHE & Manufacturing requirements

Knowledge of data analysis techniques, Root Cause Analysis, tools and application.

Six Sigma Training preferred


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.




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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