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Job ID:  32545
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Maintenance Technician (Millwright) - Mulgrave, NS

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.

Maintenance Technician- Millwright- Mulgrave, N.S.


The Challenge:




Work Schedule: 4/10 - 4 days a week; 10 hours a day


The Maintenance Technician- Millwright will perform duties in the operation and maintenance of mechanical systems and maintenance in accordance with all the regulations governed by the Department of Labor, trade standards and DSM standards.


The Purpose:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all mechanical equipment in the Mulgrave Facility.
  • Complete mechanical repairs in a timely and orderly manner of all process equipment with in the facility.
  • Make informed and educated decisions on mechanical matters including but restricted to process pumps, vacuum pumps and blowers, Wiped Filmed Evaporators, filter presses.
  • Works with all departments in the Mulgrave Plants to ensure an efficient and safe running facility.
  • Maintains mechanical shops up to the standard of a GMP facility.
  • Reports all mechanical issues to Maintenance Supervisor as well documents these issues in a daily log.
  • Displays and promotes positive safety behaviors at all times; uses proper personal protective equipment, appropriate safety tools, equipment and procedures to ensure that self and others go home safe each day; that area and equipment operate at the highest safety levels; that all people in the area comply with the safety directives and keep the area neat and clean.
  • Follows all SHE instructions and procedures to include awareness of and following all DSM Life Saving Rules.  Acts in such a way that safety awareness and accident prevention are considered in performing all tasks.

Working Conditions
Physical Effort:
Tasks require the ability to exert moderate physical effort in light to medium work, typically involving some combination of climbing stairs, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (30-50 pounds).
The Ideal:

  • Minimum grade 12 or equivalent
  • Vocational Training and certification
  • Red Seal Journeyman Millwright Ticket required

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in an industrial/commercial mechanical environment
  • Advanced safety training experience, a plus

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 (www.dsm.com/careers).

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.


Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these references checks are required.



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