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Job ID:  55021
Date:  Jun 21, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Maintenance Technician - Schenectady, NY

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led, science-based company active in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM addresses with its products and solutions some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. DSM delivers innovative 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 was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. 

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Maintenance Technician
Schenectady, NY


Find your passion here
We are looking for a Maintenance Technician to ensure that facility and all of its production equipment are kept in good working condition at one of DSM's largest premix plants globally. DSM, is the world leader in custom nutrient premixes for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. 
You’ll be responsible to:
• Machine repair 
• Plumbing 
• Minor electrical 
• Painting 
• Minor welding and soldering 
• Preventative maintenance including all documentation and record keeping 
• Floor repair and paint 
• Assist all departments in repairs 
• Exterior building maintenance 
• Troubleshoot repair of specialized equipment 
• Plowing and shoveling of snow 
• SHE critical PMs (Preventative Maintenance) SHE Requirements: 
• Works to SHE standards and encourages fellow colleagues to work to the same standards. 
• 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. 
• Ensures that all personal safety, quality and assigned training is up to date and in compliance. 
• Supports and follows the policy of reporting incidents, near misses and improvement possibilities. 
• Encourages co-workers and management to improve SHE results and incidents. 
Get the reward to match your passion
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.
At DSM, we Do Something Meaningful.
What we look for in you

• High School diploma or equivalent.
• Knowledge and skills to operate a personal computer and computer driven controls systems.
• To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent mechanical skills, computer skills & problem-solving ability. Must be team player with good communication skills

• Position generally requires at least 1-3+ years’ experience knowledge of all production rooms.
• Valid unrestricted driver’s license. 
• On call 24 hrs. and weekends
• Ability to perform the physical requirements of duties in the assigned work area.
• Accurate recordkeeping skills
Procedure & Contact
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line via the career portal (
Pre-employment procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.  
About DSM Nutritional Products – Better health, brighter lives
At DSM we advocate healthy, enjoyable and accessible food and nutrition solutions for all, produced and consumed, respecting the limits of our planet. We’re one of the world’s leading producers of essential nutrients like vitamins, carotenoids, nutraceuticals and nutritional lipids; as well as solutions for the feed, food, pharmaceutical and personal care industries.
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DSM NA is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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