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Job ID:  60231
Date:  Jan 19, 2023
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Senior Engineer, Process/Process Safety - Kingstree, SC

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Senior Engineer, Process/Process Safety/Kingstree, SC/On-Site


DSM Nutritional Products has created this position to focus on providing technical support functions for a large-scale fermentation manufacturing operation in Kingstree, SC. The facility is bio-tech in nature and produces a variety of products—including Omega-3 Fatty Acids, and other nutritional products. We are looking for candidates who are bright and communicative with an eye for detail, who enjoy team-work and problem-solving to join us as our Senior Process Engineer. At our core, our business starts with our people and we’re eager to include you! Our ideal candidates are collaborative individuals who are caring and courageous. These candidates are committed to continued growth and bringing new ideas forward to propel our thinking and drive to set our pace.


If you’re passionate about the future of our society and the planet we all share, and you want to make your mark on the world…you’ve found the right match in the DSM family!


You’ll be responsible for:

  • Ensuring that employees are involved in the maintenance and implementation of the PSM Program.
  • Verifying that Process Safety Information (PSI) is complete and current.
  • Coordinating all Chemical Hazard Analysis (CHA) efforts.
  • Ensuring operating procedures are in place and PSM-compliant.
  • Reviewing contractor safety programs and safety performance.
  • Coordinating activities for all Management of Change (MOC) reviews involving process safety.
  • Participating in all Process Safety Incident Investigations (RCA) and track recommendations emerging from the investigation.
  • Scheduling compliance audits, selects team members, and identify audit team leader.
  • Updating and reports out monthly HAZOP and Safety MDFs (Management Decision Forms).
  • Leading Explosion Risk Assessments (ERA) when needed.
  • Participating in Site Audits and PSM reviews.
  • Providing direct technical support to assigned processing areas
  • Leading, analyzing, and reporting on process related investigations of deviations, customer complaints and/or other areas of concern to provide effective corrective solutions
  • Managing implementation of change control in a highly regulated environment to ensure any changes to the process are reviewed and approved to meet safety, quality, and process integrity requirements
  • Supporting the successful integration and scale-up of new or revised processes into the production environment
  • Collaborating with project engineering on expansion, capital, and improvement projects as needed
  • Ensuring processes and employees are compliant with DSM safety, environmental, and health standards at all times
  • Providing training and technical coaching to new colleagues and operations staff within area of process expertise
  • Designing proper process protocols and documenting SOPs for implementation of new processes and/or improvements   


We Bring:

  • A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health and welfare 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


You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Biosystems Engineering, or related field or Extensive PSM Experience and certifications
  • A minimum of 6-10 years of process operations experience
  • Familiarity with downstream process equipment.
  • PSM Experience 
  • Experience in Leading HAZOPs 
  • Experience in Performing Process Hazard or Chemical Hazard Analysis
  • Technical knowledge to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Must have excellent math, oral / written communication, interpersonal, trouble shooting, time management, and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of personal / process control computers, cGMP regulations and other relevant regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of experimental design and statistics
  • Working knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodology preferred


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.



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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