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DSM Manufacturing Operator-Ontario, CA 1 in Ontario, California

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. More information can be found

The Challenge

To operate themanufacturing process and related equipment, including associated utility systems,injury and incident free,in a proper and timely manner and as instructed.

Produces quality ingredients and finished products to a pre-determined operations plan under general supervision. Acts as a member of a team. Performs assigned duties and operates process equipment in accordance with Key Performance Measures, Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s), and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) regulations. Maintains end-to-end process comprehension and coordination. Conducts activities such as sampling, testing, material handling, record documentation, cleaning and maintenance of equipment, general housekeeping, etc. Cross trains in multiple processes.

The Position

  • Handleraw materials, transport from storage to dispensary, weigh them as required, per the batch formula, and add them to required mixer. In addition, all production operator employees will be required to load blenders, complete final packaging, and sample per batch requirement, inspect both raw materials and finished goods as well as safely palletize and store raw materials and/or finished goods. Employee must follow 4-eye principle guidelines at all times.

  • The production assistant must work with either a production operator or senior production operator, until they have completed their 90-day training.

  • Upon completion of 90-day training, must be able to work unsupervised in all areas of the production process.

  • Monitor report and document equipment failures; record exceptions, deviations and actions taken

  • Report disturbances to the Supervisor or Backup Supervisor and inform him/her about production process adjustments/concerns.

  • Take samples of raw materials and finished goods for quality and analytical testing.

  • Assembly work on equipment when necessary to ensure continuous efficient operations of process.

  • Take care of good housekeeping practices within an area of responsibility, in compliance with guidelines, orders and instructions. Allergen storage, cGMPs, 5S and other programs/requirements fall into housekeeping requirements and must be followed.

  • Alert offenders of nonconformities. Notify supervision if and when standards are not being complied with.

  • Support in investigating asset utilization issues.

  • Communicate relevant details with all team members, including leaving and incoming shift colleagues.

  • Responsible for tracking, monitoring, and reporting equipment performance.

  • Responsible for reporting and the escalation of SHE incidents while participating in root cause analysis.

  • Performs as support to the Production Operator or Senior Production Operator

  • Performs other duties as required.

  • Business needs may dictate working different shifts and overtime, as needed. Must be flexible.

  • Ability to work in confined spaces intermittently (non-permit required).

  • Ability to work at height (approximately 14 feet).

  • Ensures cGMP Compliances. Practices 5S guidelines as outlined in SOP’s.

The Ideal

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Technical or manufacturing experience preferred.

  • Basic math skills required.

  • At least 0-1 years equivalent production experience.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of duties in the assigned work area.

  • Meticulous recordkeeping skills and understanding of material.

  • Knowledge and skills to operate a personal computer and computer driven controls systems

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 competencies and performance.

Procedure & Contact

Interested in this position? Please apply online via the career portal (

Pre-employment screening procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.

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 seehttp://www.dsm.comor connect on