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Job ID:  48143
Date:  Jan 14, 2022
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Graduate Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Logistics Operator - Kingstree, SC

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.


Bring your passion.  Build the future.


We are hiring a  Logistics Operator at our Kingstree, SC Nutritional Products facility for DAY SHIFT (7:30AM to 4:00PM).


Are you ready to work for the Global leader in providing DHA omega-3 and ARA omega-6 fatty acids for use in infant formula using microalgal fermentation?  Our Logistics team is ready to welcome you! Kingstree manufacturing is focused around large-scale fermentation process, recovery and refining processes, packaging and customer supply.  Our fully integrated and automated production processes provide highest level of food/Infant grade quality: food grade GMP. 


As a Logistics Operator you have a business critical role. You will perform shipping/receiving duties, reconciliation, and storing of materials in warehouse areas. You will also ensure items are inventoried properly and prepare materials for use in production areas.


The Kingstree, SC manufacturing plant offers a business dedicated to producing nutrients that are critical for the overall health and well-being of humans and animals at all stages of life.  Our customers rightly expect safe and high quality products. That is why, at DSM Kingstree we ensure high quality in everything we do, and have a quality culture in place which is based around 8 customer commitments.


You’ll be responsible for:

  • Using Company vehicles (including forklifts) and equipment to load/unload and transport materials in a safe manner 
  • Completing accurate documentation and maintaining correct inventory of items; adhering to GMP practices and paperwork requirements
  • Repackaging and preparation of materials for use in production areas-- may involve converting measurements between standard and metric versions
  • Transfering of materials to and from rail cars, attaching flanges and couplings to prepare cars for use and breaking down for return, which requires bending, stooping, and crawling under rail cars
  • Transfering of materials to and from road tankers and rail cars, which requires climbing vertical ladders to perform various tasks on top of rail cars and over the road tankers
  • Transfering of materials to and from freezer areas, which requires working in extremely cold environment, as cold as -22 Celsius


What we look for in you:
We want a results oriented individual with the ability to be flexible and creative to manage a variety of requests and requirements.  Help us delight our customers by  building awareness of our innovative portfolio and creating value. If you are an agile learner who works well collaboratively with diverse functions and team members,  you are welcome here.   Would it motivate you to be part of an organization that makes brighter lives for all?  This is YOUR opportunity! 


What we like to see in your experience: 

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs repeatedly throughout a shift required
  • 1-2 years manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) preferred
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written 
  • Ability to operate company vehicles (including forklift) and equipment
  • Ability to complete accurate documentation and maintain correct inventory of items


Get the reward to match your passion 
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.   
At DSM, we Do Something Meaningful. 

Our goal: to create science-based nutritional solutions that contribute to high-quality food, while looking after the welfare of the animals that produce it (and the planet we share with them).  We keep the world’s growing population healthy across markets including food & beverages, dietary supplements, early-life nutrition, and medical nutrition.


How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume via the career portal at (https://jobs.dsm.com/)
Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.


About DSM Nutritional Products – Brighter Health.  Brighter Lives.
At DSM we advocate healthy, enjoyable and accessible food and nutrition solutions for all, produced and consumed, respecting the limits of our planet. We’re one of the world’s leading producers of essential nutrients like vitamins, carotenoids, nutraceuticals and nutritional lipids; as well as solutions for the feed, food, pharmaceutical and personal care industries.

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DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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