What You’ll Do
As Scientist Solid Technology, you are part of the Process Development department located in Sisseln, Switzerland. You are an expert in solids processing especially industrial crystallization and will actively participate in innovation projects and development activities.
You will find here a highly professional and motivated team, a well-equipped lab and piloting facilities and challenging tasks.
Your key responsibilities
The job combines scientific expertise in crystallization, filtration, centrifugation, drying and particle characterization with experience in scale-up, specific product and process technology know-how.
Participate in developing and applying specialist knowledge and expertise in innovation projects, process design and development activities, as well as provide support to production
Define, plan and conduct research activities through appropriate experiments at Laboratory, Mini Plant and / or Pilot Plant scale including validation of desk top simulations
Evaluate, analyse and report results
Transfer of knowledge to colleagues and production sites around the world
Contribute to the generation of new expertise and new concepts in the field of solid technology.
DSM is changing to better reflect how our customers are organized by establishing three Business Groups : Food & Beverage (F&B);
Health Nutrition & Care (HNC); and Animal Nutrition & Health (ANH). This means we bring together teams that serve common customers.
Our long-term success in serving these markets require innovations that are customer-focused, value-adding and differentiating and, at the same time, grounded in market insights as well as best-in-class launch execution capabilities.
Our Science & Innovation organization supports the short-term needs of the business today but also the longer-term environment needed for innovation, whether transformational or core, to reach the next frontier of our business model : precision and personalization.
Our team is made up of creative thinkers, who thrive in fast-paced environments and continually come up with innovative solutions to meet the changing needs of our customers and their consumers.
Through collaborating with people in different fields and not being afraid to try new things, we innovate exciting new products and solutions for the benefit of our society.
A hybrid workplace that offers flexibility to employees across the business
The chance to shape DSM and its impact for years to come
Diverse employees who aren’t afraid to think outside of the box
A team that truly cares about sustainability, each other and our customers
A supportive environment where you’re empowered to grow and share your ideas
A flexible, agile and solution-oriented mindset
Enthusiasm and openness to learn on the job
Brilliant collaborative skills
A genuine passion to improve the lives of others
PhD in Chemical / Process Engineering with specialization in solid processing (especially industrial crystallization) or MSc in Chemical / Process Engineering with 3-5 years of experience in similar area / industry
Experience in crystallization and associated PAT with sound understanding of all the mechanisms which govern the process
Good understanding of solid processes with ability to transfer into practice
Ability to work efficiently under pressure and towards strict deadlines without losing focus on accuracy and quality of work
Ability to effectively work on multiple projects simultaneously
Good organizational, communication (level-oriented communication) and social skills are essential
Ability to work in interdisciplinary teams
Fluent in written and spoken German and English (any other language of advantage)
Our recruitment process
The procedure will generally be in line with the DSM application process outlined on the DSM career website. Due to privacy regulations, we can only actively interact with applications via our career portal.
Pre-employment screenings are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when further information is required.
In the Recruitment process, we will use the Occupational Personality Questionnaire to provide insight on your learning adaptability, preferred operating style and motivation for this position.