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DSM Maintenance Technician - Germantown, WI in Germantown, Wisconsin

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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Our manufacturing team at the Germantown, WI plant is ready to welcome you!

Do you care about working in a safe environment? Are you ready to work for a company that strives to create products that safeguard human health, that lower carbon footprint and tackle climate change, and that minimize our use of precious resources? With our growing portfolio of Food Specialties, we’re well on the way to achieving all of these objectives.

What can you expect in your work?

You’ll be responsible:

• Responsible for all equipment and systems diagnostics, corrective repairs and maintenance associated within the facilities, including: production equipment, building equipment, and utilities. Systems to include lighting, HVAC, production waste water system, steam, compressed air, hot and cold water systems, electrical, and all similar systems located throughout the facilities.• Conducting preventative and predictive maintenance of equipment to ensure optimum reliability and up time• Technicians will work to maintain the integrity of the facility and operating equipment to ensure food safety requirements are maintained and safe, reliable product is delivered to customers• Effectively utilize and maintain the SAP Plan Maintenance System, including following all computer based and paper processes for work order completion and documentation. (Manufex ME04)• Lead and/or participate with root cause analysis for operating problems including the identification of contributing causes for non-operating events and work to eliminate the cause for continuous improvement. • Closely integrate with the manufacturing team to provide accurate, concise, and professional updates as to important repair steps taken, parts ordered, and time estimated until completion.• Support projects as required to remove, install and make operational equipment to aid in debottlenecking operations by addressing upcoming production’s needs and proactively resolving issues.• Manage costs that technicians have the ability to impact, help eliminate waste (i.e. parts, tools, time, personnel), and take the initiative to bring forward and resolve issues.• Coordinate with operations to ensure adherence of all scheduled maintenance tasks and production activities are accomplished in a safe manner.• Participating in daily shift meetings, to prioritize and review work orders compared to the daily scheduled activities.• Acquiring new electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, automation, pneumatics and hydraulics knowledge, better positioning you for advancement.• Rotating on-call responsibilities

What does DSM have to offer you: • Safe and inclusive workplace• Sign on Bonus $3000.00• Competitive hourly rate of $27.00 -30.00 / hour based on experience• Paid Time Off and holiday pay• Full healthcare benefits• Progressive training

What you will bring:• eagerness to build relationships and work in teams• safety mindedness in all that you do• resilience and grit to keep moving forward

What we like to see in your experience:

• High School Diploma/GED• Three (3) or more years of maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment, troubleshooting and repairing all types of industrial processes: mechanical, electrical, instrumentation, hydraulic, and pneumatic, is required.• Basic knowledge of boiler plant fundamentals and operation.• PLC/Automation, TIG welding experience, refrigeration, HVAC and Boiler Operators License is preferred.• Proficient in equipment troubleshooting and repair/rebuild to resolve maintenance issues, improve equipment reliability, minimize equipment downtime and support improvement activities for productivity and yield enhancement.• At least one year production or food service experience preferred.• Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

How to apply and what to expect in our recruitment process

Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your Resume via the career portal at (

Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contactedwhen further information is required.

DSM Food Specialties– believe food should be healthier, tastier, and more sustainable

DSM Food Specialties provides specialty enzymes, cultures, probiotics, bio-preservation, sugar reduction and savory taste solutions to the food and beverage industry. Our ingredients and solutions enable our customers to make healthier and more sustainable consumer products. Our specialty ingredients enable better food for everyone, and by better, we mean better tasting, more affordable, more nutritious, more variety, produced efficiently with less resources & waste, with a longer shelf life and produced with fewer chemicals.

DSM Food Specialtiesoffers a broad range of ingredients and solutions for our customers in the baking, beverage, dairy and savory industries/markets.


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.