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    QA Assistant

    Job ID: 39662
    Date: Dec 22, 2020
    Job function: Quality, SHE & Security
    Experience level: Graduate Hire
    Business: DSM Food Specialties

    QA Assistant

    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.

    More information can be found at .

    Do you like to work in a production environment and be are you structured and organized? Do you like to play your part in a forward-thinking environment?

    DSM Food Specialties is a leading global supplier of food enzymes, cultures, taste and bio-preservation ingredients for many of the leading global and local dairy, baking, beverages and savory food brands.

    The Yeast Extract Production Factory (GPB) is the largest of its kind worldwide and one of the key margin drivers for DSM Food Specialties. Furthermore, the Natamycin plant located on the same site is a unique facility where pharma and food grade preservatives are produced. There is great exposure as the factory is situated in Delft next to the head office where also the business QA Managers are located.

    The coming year the factory is utilized to its fullest capacity. The challenge is to produce everything first time right and to find opportunities for improvement in the current assets and processes. QA plays a vital role in this. As a QA Assistant you take care that the daily business is done in compliance with customer expectations and regulations. The current portfolio includes roughly 50 end products in various packaging types.

    What can you expect in your work?
    No day is the same and working in a dynamic and learning environment energizes you. You like to work multidisciplinary and build relationships. You can expect the following tasks:

    • Assess and r elease raw materials and produced intermediates within the agreed times frames .
    • Report on the weekly and monthly performance of the QA department .
    • Contact person for Halal and Kosher certification bodies .
    • Key user of the site Document Management and Food Safety systems .
    • Act as ambassador for QA and c ontribute to factory performance meetings.
    • Represent QA in management of change processes and small projects .
    • Support in traceability system , complaints and audits .

    We bring

    What does DSM have to offer you?

    • A safe and inclusive workplace with a professional and fun team.
    • Work in a learning environment and grow within the organization depending on your own ambitions.
    • A good Collective Labor Agreement and competitive salary.
    • Besides 25 paid holidays, a free to spend budget to buy additionally up to 13 extra holidays.
    • A membership at a newly equipped gym on site.

    You bring

    What do we expect from you?

    • B S c degree in Food Science or other Technical Discipline.
    • 2 - 5 years experience within Life Science s.
    • Experience with QA systems (e.g. SAP QM, document management) .
    • Knowledge in Quality Management ( e.g. FSSC22000, HACCP, ISO, ICHQ 7, GMP) .
    • You like to work and communicate with diverse and cross-functional teams , internally and externally .
    • Proficient in English and Dutch , other languages are assets .

    The Procedure & Contact
    Interested in this position? Please apply on-line by sending us your CV & motivation letter in English. Due to data privacy reasons we do not handle any applications sent by email. Please be so kind to use the link provided. For additional questions you can contact, Clémentine Rolaff-van de Panne / Recruitment Business Partner (

    Reference check procedures and an assessment can be part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be informed when these procedures are 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 see or connect on

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