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Job ID:  64522
Date:  Jan 23, 2023
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  Operational Excellence & Manufacturing

Reliability Engineer- Germantown, WI

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Reliability Engineer- Germantown, WI


You Will:

Support the two sites of the DSM Food Specialities Wisconsin facility. The Germantown plant is a 24-hour-a-day, 6-days-a-week operation manufacturing Direct Vat Cultures (DVC) and Bulk Set Cultures (BSC).  The Waukesha facility is a 16-hour-a-day, 6-days-a-week operation manufacturing Lipase. The Reliability Engineer is a key team member who may be required to work off-shifts to support project work, such as monitoring trials or obtaining in-process samples.



  • Improve the reliability of the plant with regard to equipment, procedures and working methods by analyzing the performance of the plant and developing a preventive and predictive maintenance plan
  • Complete all work in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), sanitation/safety/regulatory requirements and divisional goals.
  • Operate in both laboratory and industrial scale manufacturing environments, as well as quality test laboratory, warehouse, packaging, and shipping areas.
  • Broad knowledge of plant operations and interaction with off-site functions is essential to the success of this position.  This position acts as the local interface for integrating the site with sister cultures sites, R&D, BU, DFS and DSM as a whole.


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 Mechanical or Chemical Engineering required.
  • 7+ years' experience in chemical/pharmaceutical manufacturing, engineering or maintenance preferred.
  • Experience in capital project management preferred.
  • Detailed knowledge of FMEA, RCA, tools and application.
  • Knowledge of the FP production processes and specific requirements
  • Knowledge of applicable SHE & Manufacturing requirements


DSM is the leading global producer of ingredients and vitamins, carotenoids and premixes for the food and pharmaceutical industry: In fact more than half-a-billion people consume our vitamins each day. Our advanced ingredients make an important contribution to the world’s favorite food brands – in dairy, baking, fruit juice, beer, wine and savory products. We achieve this through market and application knowledge, technologies and long-standing experience; all of which contributes to solutions that provide superior value to our customers


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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