Maintenance Coordinator

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Website dsm-firmenich

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Maintenance Coordinator

Location: Ames, IA – Onsite

Schedule: Mon-Thu 11:00 PM to 7:30 AM

Sign-On Bonus: $2,000.00


About DSM-Firmenich

As innovators in nutrition, health, and beauty, dsm-firmenich reinvents, manufactures, and combines vital nutrients, flavors, and fragrances for the world’s growing population to thrive. With our comprehensive range of solutions, with natural and renewable ingredients and renowned science and technology capabilities, we work to create what is essential for life, desirable for consumers, and more sustainable for the planet. dsm-firmenich is a Swiss-Dutch company, listed on the Euronext Amsterdam, with operations in almost 60 countries and revenues of more than €12 billion. With a diverse, worldwide team of nearly 30,000 employees, we bring progress to life™ every day, everywhere, for billions of people.


What You’ll Do

As a Maintenance Coordinator, you will be responsible for overseeing and maintaining the mechanical production equipment. Your duties will include managing available resources, coordinating activities across various departments, and providing training and guidance to the workforce. Your primary objective is to uphold good manufacturing practices and ensure compliance with safety, quality, and regulatory standards. You will help maintain a safe and healthy work environment and ensure the production of high-quality products.


We bring

A competitive compensation package, with comprehensive health 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


Key responsibilities

Contribute to plant performance as part of the Ames Leadership Team
Efficiently coordinate premix plant activities for production
Minimize equipment downtime through effective maintenance programs
Ensure timely product deliveries and maintain a safe workplace
Enforce compliance with DSM standards, including SHE/Quality, cGMP’s, and ISO
Maintain plant condition, secure a skilled workforce, and oversee raw material deliveries for uninterrupted production


You bring

High school diploma or equivalent is required, with a minimum of three years of related experience, while five years of experience is preferred
Preferred qualifications include a strong background in blend plant equipment knowledge and troubleshooting abilities in Feed Mill or Premix production
Proficiency in mechanical, electrical, and operational oversight is essential, coupled with expertise in weights and measurement systems
Proficiency in working with computers, computer systems, and computer-controlled equipment and systems is essential
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong leadership abilities, and exceptional organizational skills are crucial
Readily accessible and adaptable for extended work hours, occasional weekend commitments, and on-call availability outside regular maintenance hours


Equal Opportunities Commitment

DSM-Firmenich is fully dedicated to inclusion because when people feel engaged and empowered, their creativity and innovation drives unprecedented progress. We aim to build a workplace where opportunity really is equal, so everyone can thrive. We do not discriminate: there’s a place for everyone at DSM-Firmenich.


DSM-Firmenich is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. DSM-Firmenich people are as diverse as our customers. For us that includes a commitment to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


We are committed to providing reasonable support for disabled applicants in our recruiting process. Should you need assistance, and are comfortable to share this, please let us know.


Please note this is a direct search led by dsm-firmenich. We only accept applications from candidates, not from agencies nor subject to agency’s fees, percentages or similar.