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Job ID:  48181
Date:  Nov 23, 2021
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 science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.
More information can be found at www.dsm.com.



The Challenge:

Responsible for shipping/receiving, reconciliation, and storing of materials in warehouse areas.  Ensure items are inventoried properly and prepare materials for use in production areas.


The Position – key duties and responsibilities:

  • Use of Company vehicles (to include forklifts) and equipment to load/unload and transport materials in a safe manner. 
  • Complete accurate documentation and maintain correct inventory of items; adhering to GMP practices and paperwork requirements.
  • Repackage and preparation of materials for use in production areas, may involve converting measurements between standard and metric versions.
  • Transfer of materials to and from rail cars, attach flanges and couplings to prepare cars for use and break down for return, which requires bending, stooping, and crawling under rail cars.
  • Transfer 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.
  • Transfer of materials to and from freezer areas, which requires working in extremely cold environment, as cold as -20o Fahrenheit.
  • Maintain orderly and clean work area; perform housekeeping duties.
  • Ensure Quality procedures, Management Directives and Quality.
  • Report any quality deviations or non-conformances that you observe.
  • Support routine Quality talks/briefings with staff to raise Quality awareness (for those with direct reports)
  • Has the authority to intervene in the event of a quality or safety protocol concern

The Ideal:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • 1-2 years manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.) preferred
  • Tractor trailer experience or yard jockey experience is a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  •  Ability to operate company vehicles (including forklift) and equipment.
  •  Ability to complete accurate documentation and maintain correct inventory of items


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 online via the career portal (https://jobs.dsm.com/)


Pre-employment screening procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is 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 25,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see http://www.dsm.com or connect on 

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