Process Development Engineer
Heerlen, Netherlands
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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. .


DSM’s broad and deep understanding of materials chemistry, processing and properties as well as experience with it in the business application areas are considered as a unique asset.

DMSC (DSM Materials Science Center), is the 'shared' research unit that is part of the Materials Powerhouse and provides the 'Bright Science' foundation to the wider Materials Cluster, contributing to the businesses’ RT&D, AD and NBD programs and supporting in manufacturing and customer problems.

DMSC, while focusing on the Materials Cluster will of course also support other DSM units with its competences.

Are you excited by innovation & new developments and contributing to business development for a broad portfolio of product applications?

The DSM Materials Science Center

  • is looking for a :
  • Process Development Engineer

    The Challenge

    You are directly contributing to the Business Groups and DSM’s Innovation Center in the DSM Materials Powerhouse in the area of process development.

    Activities can be short-term (plant support) or medium-long term (projects). Focus of this vacant position will be on second line plant trouble shooting.

    You will be responsible to contribute to the realization of the Operations targets of the Business Groups. You will lead and support activities / projects in :

  • optimizing DSM’s manufacturing processes regarding quality, output and sustainability
  • downscaling manufacturing problems into R&D research questions; developing solutions and support implementation in the manufacturing environment
  • testing process improvements in our own (pilot) plants or at toll manufacturer
  • developing new products and the implementation into the manufacturing environment.
  • Your contribution ranges from making available your technical know-how and in project management. You will act at the interface between product development, process R&D and manufacturing with a strong focus on polymer process design.

    You will work in a multidisciplinary team consisting of chemical engineers, chemists, product developers and production staff.

    Your work will result in a deeper understanding of our DSM processes and lead to process improvements. You will be stimulated and coached to develop yourself in process development and improvement projects as well as in scientific programs.

    At the same time, you will get the opportunity to develop your personal skills in project leadership, engaging people through multiple interfaces, negotiation skills, building on your creativity and communication.

    The Ideal

  • Experienced MSc in Chemical / Process Engineering (or comparable profile) with proven skills in process optimization and plant trouble shooting.
  • Experience in polymer reaction engineering. Knowledge of speciality polymers and / or energy optimization would be an advantage.
  • You are able to translate complex problems into simple concepts, to come with a research development plan and to convert results into valuable solutions for our business.
  • You can work well in a team as well as independently.
  • You have good communication skills and a strong command of the English language.
  • In addition, you must demonstrate strong analytical skills and be self-propelling having the ability to sell your ideas to stakeholders within DSM.
  • You need to be willing to travel to support process development and manufacturing.
  • The Reward

    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 competences and performance.

    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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