Posted: 9 November 2022

Lead Do Maintenance – DSM

Location: Emmen, The Netherlands
Hours: 40

What you’ll do

You will be a major part of the Grow2Win strategy by leading and developing the change process of the current Do-Maintenance department into a World Class example. You will also ensure the high-performance execution of all the activities and realize a Happy People, World Class Safety and Continuous Improvement culture. In this position, you report to Manager Improve.

Are you interested in helping us achieve our goals? Do you have what it takes to roll up your sleeves and get to work on maintenance activities? Then this is your next challenge!

Your key responsibilities

  • Inspiring, leading, managing and coaching a team of appr. 32 maintenance professionals to a World Class Do-Maintenance organization.
  • Being responsible for an engaged and qualified workforce for now and in the future.
  • Owning, developing, and realizing the maintenance plan, within the manufacturing plan and Manufex processes.
  • Managing and monitoring the execution of the maintenance plan and taking corrective actions, to achieve the results.
  • Defining, implementing, and steering performance indicators and ensuring periodical reporting of actual performance against predefined targets.
  • Overseeing, monitoring, and evaluating external contractors.
  • Stimulating Continuous improvement in the Do-Maintenance organization as well as defining and executing operational improvement programs.
  • Executing HR and QESH processes in line with DSM and BG/BU guidelines and systems, to guarantee a workforce that meets current and future requirements in terms of quality and quantity.
  • Preparing and managing the yearly cost budget for the Do-Maintenance department.

About us

As a DSM Engineering Materials, we’re a global leader in supplying high-performance engineering thermoplastic solutions. DSM has a focused portfolio of products. With each of them, it has realized global leadership. DSM is the global number 3 in the overall market for semi-crystalline engineering plastics and is the global market leader in high-temperature polyamides.

The site DSM Engineering Materials Emmen produces the polymer Polyamide 6 (Nylon) based on caprolactam in the PA6 plant. This polymer is used in textile and carpet yarns and for domestic, industrial, and electrical applications. Additionally, in the Compound plant, polymers for specific applications are made based on five basic polymers. These polymers are made by adding colouring agents, reinforcing agents, mould release agents, flame retardants or other additives, and are supplied under the name Akulon, Arnie and Arnitel. DAP manufactures raw materials for both plants. The end products are then packaged and prepared for shipment. There are high demands in the SHE field: DSM achieves an accident-free workplace.

We bring

  • A team of diverse employees who are not afraid to think outside the box.
  • The encouragement you need to develop and achieve the goals you set.
  • A dynamic work environment with an experienced support team.
  • The opportunity to grow with and develop yourself in a constantly growing industry and make a difference to our stakeholders.

You bring

  • Preferably a bachelor’s level of education in a related field.
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills.
  • A Continuous Improvement and SHE mindset (I Care, We Care) and ability to lead by example.
  • At least 3-5 years of leadership experience in the maintenance environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Do-Maintenance process.
  • Good command of Dutch and English or willing to learn.
  • Proven problem-solving and analytical skills
  • A good overview of plant performance drivers to prioritize the work.

For more information about this vacancy, contact managing partner Albert Peters + at 31 6 28209882

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