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Job ID:  42262
Date:  Feb 19, 2021
Job function:  Quality, SHE & Security
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

QC Manager - Schenectady, NY


DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™



At DSM our purpose is to create brighter lives for all.  We spend every day looking for new ways to make this a reality.

We are hiring for:

Quality Control Manager- Schenectady NY 

Our Quality Control team is ready to welcome you!  We are looking for individuals who are caring courageous and collaborative.  Are you ready to work for a company that strives to transform the fortunes of our planet and its people?  This requires bold thinking and action, combined with outstanding teamwork and of course  grit to keep pushing forward. 
Come help us build sustainable solutions to improve people’s health, nutrition and everyday lives.  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.

You’ll be responsible to:
•    Provide leadership to QC Laboratory team 
•    Plan and organize workload and assign priorities affiliated with the  analytical testing of intermediates, premixes, raw ingredients and finished good samples
•    Keep within established budget requirements
•    Serve as analytical expert to support internal and external customers and authorities
•    Assure secure archiving of analytical results and primary data
•    Write laboratory SOPs and protocols and participate in lab related audits and investigations, recommending corrective actions for any findings
•    Ensure qualification and recommendation of new lab equipment 
•    Foster awareness of Safety, Health & Environment efforts, as well as, Quality within department
•    Maintain contacts to QA personnel, logistics and plant management

What does DSM have to offer you: 
•    a company with a purpose that is deeply rooted in our business strategy; where creating brighter lives is core to who we are and what we do
•    a place where great minds gather to reach smarter solutions as a result of collaboration
•    a culture that encourages its employees to keep pushing boundaries
•    commitment to nurturing and developing professional growth
•    competitive salary and benefits and the opportunity to be part of a global, multicultural team


What you will bring:
•    drive for results
•    eagerness to build relationships and work in teams
•    courage to launch new ideas and think outside the box
•    resilience and grit to keep moving forward
•    ability to multi-task in a fast moving environment


What we like to see in your experience:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or relevant scientific discipline required; Master’s degree preferred
•    7 or more years of experience leading teams and hands-on analytical testing in a laboratory environment
•    Expert knowledge in analytics, Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
•    Experience in Quality standards for dietary supplements, infant formula, premixes and food such as…USP, FCC, EP, JP and cGMP
•    Strong presentation and problem-solving skills 
•    Familiar with production processes
•    Pharma or food/beverage background, desired 

How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process
Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume and Cover letter in English via the career portal (https://jobs.dsm.com/)
Pre-employment screenings 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.
We keep the world’s growing population healthy across markets including food & beverages, dietary supplements, early-life nutrition, medical nutrition and Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs). We’re also helping to fight malnutrition around the world by working hand-in-hand with partners like the UN World Food Program to put micronutrients and fortified foods into the hands (and mouths) of those who need them most.

Watch a video to see who we are here:


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.

Royal DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 23,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext. For more information about DSM see http://www.dsm.com or connect on 

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