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Job ID:  62226
Date:  Sep 23, 2022
On Site
Job function:  Manufacturing
Experience level:  Experienced Hire
Business:  DSM Nutritional Products

Engineer, Purification Technology (Winchester, KY)

Bring your passion. Build the future.


Engineer, Purification Technology/Winchester, KY/On-Site


The Engineer, Purification Technology provides engineering/technical support for three major functions –


1) Manufacturing Support and Process Development geared towards three goals:

  • Cost reduction.

  • Continuous improvement.

  • Trouble-shooting.

2) Process and Product Development, including, but not limited to:

  • Design and scale-up of new processes

  • Testing of new equipment and new technologies

  • Technology transfer to Manufacturing

3) Project Management:

  • Manage all stages of a project from idea phase to implementation.


You Will:

  • Be responsible for the development of innovative process technologies. 

  • Support efforts to maximize asset utilization and operational efficiency by assisting manufacturing sites with troubleshooting, cost reduction and introduction of new products and process technologies. 

  • Assists with the direction of or participates on project teams within the PMP process. 

  • Plan bench, pilot and production scale trials and utilizes results in support of projects. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and conduct laboratory and pilot-scale experiments to evaluate new purification technologies, optimize existing technologies, and/or perform process development work for new products.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret and effectively communicate data from lab and pilot-scale experiments.
  • Manages or participates on projects according to the PMP process
  • Research new innovative technologies and summarize findings.
  • Assist in scale-up of processes to production scale and help troubleshoot scale-up issues.
  • Lead or assist in writing technical transfer package and help the team qualify new processes at production scale.
  • Travel domestically and internationally for manufacturing or quality support, technical consultation, and training.
  • Works to SHE standards and encourages fellow colleagues to work to the same standards.


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 Chemical Engineering or a related field.

  • 3+ years of related experience.

  • Previous experience in a GMP biotech/pharmaceutical/food environment helpful.

  • Knowledge of DOE and proficiency in Minitab is preferred but not required.

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of GLPs and cGMPs Food.


How to Apply:

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by uploading your resume in English via our career portal The procedure will generally be in line with the DSM application process outlined on the DSM career website. Due to privacy regulations, we can only actively interact with applications via our career portal.


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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