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Job ID:  43838
Date:  Jun 8, 2021
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Sr. Maintenance Technician- Ontario, California

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a purpose-led global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders. DSM delivers innovative business 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 is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

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DSM Nutritional Products, LLC is located in Ontario, CA, United States, and is part of the Health Supplement Stores Industry. DSM Nutritional Products, LLC has 50 employees at this location. There are 339 companies in the DSM Nutritional Products, LLC corporate family.


You’ll be responsible to:

The Sr. Maintenance Technician is to offer a higher level of responsibility and support to the Maintenance Manager and for ensuring that the facility maintained.  Level of knowledge and requirement for certification and all of its production equipment are kept in good working condition


Get the reward to match your passion

Working for DSM means the opportunity to really contribute to improving 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. 


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What we look for in you


  • Must be capable of lifting, push and pull up to 55 lbs consistently throughout the day. Must be able to squat, bend, lean, periodically during the day
  • Capable of machine repair, plumbing, painting, electrical, welding/soldering
  • Preventative maintenance scheduling through CMMS including all documentation and record keeping
  • Interior and exterior building maintenance to include but not limited to concrete repair, landscaping, brick work.
  • Training responsibilities to include but no limited to assisting with new hire orientations, plant tours, On-the-job training, SHE initiatives and training. Works closely with management to report progress on new hire training.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Participate in SHE/GMP training meetings.
  • SHE critical PMs (Preventative Maintenance)
  • Provides a level of leadership and mentorship to ensure the success and improvement of the maintenance department and work process.
  • Acts as a leader to establishment goals, objectives and key performance measures and drive continuous improvement activities to achieve established goals.
  • Help management to contribute to the manufacturing plan to integrate into site activities.
  • Manage maintenance activities in safe and environmentally acceptable manner in the absence of the Maintenance Manager.
  • Works closely with Maintenance Manger to initiate SHE plan and ensure compliance.
  • Implement/Monitor contractor safety
  • Works within the JSA, MOC, RAPW, LSR process.
  • Works with Maintenance Manager to maintain department KPIs
  • Prioritize maintenance activity based on SHE, operational, and facility requirements
  • Knowledge of CMMS operation and implementation
  • Act as a leader to employees and contractors that are involved in LSR’s including High Risk signing for most projects LSR’s include but are not limited to; Work with Valid Permit, Line Breaking, LOTOTO , Hot Work etc.
  • Acts in such a way that safety awareness & accident prevention are considered in performing all tasks.
  • Shows leadership by working to SHE standards and encouraging employees to work to the same standards.
  • Supports Maintenance Manager with plant initiatives as outlined in the manufacturing plan.
  • Maintain PM’s & plant maintenance records.
  • Ability to stand in operational meetings and provide KPI’s in a professional manner.
  • Must be willing to work any shift
  • Overtime and weekend work when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned


What we like to see in your experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • Knowledge of in mechanical field ie; electrical, plumbing, HVACWord, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, SAP, FIIX CMMS systems or other computer-driven controls systems a plus.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent mechanical skills, computer skills & problem-solving ability. Must be a team player with good communication skills
  • Position requires at least 5 - 7 years experience knowledge of maintenance in a manufacturing environment.
  • Valid unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Experience in regulatory, SHE, and OSHA standards a plus.  
  • Bachelor’s degree or technical degree preferred.
  • Good math, oral/written communication, interpersonal, coaching skills, troubleshooting, participative leadership, time management, statistical process control, and problem-solving skills.



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.


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