Process Control Engineer (m/f)

DSM AG — Kaiseraugst

Process Control Engineer (m/f)

Are you an engineer with professional experience in automation of chemical processes or process control projects and interested in a new challenge? Then we are looking for you!

The Challenge

To strengthen our corporate Large Capital Projects group at DSM Nutritional Products in Kaiseraugst we are looking for process control engineers for the execution of automation projects in different DSM locations in the Basel area. In this role, you will be responsible for design, budgeting and implementing automated processes and for assessing technical feasibilities.
The employment is with DSM in Kaiseraugst, CH, starting as soon as possible.

The Position

  • Manage and realize automation projects of different scales and complexities
  • Lead process control disciplines during all engineering design phases within large capital projects
  • Evaluate and implement new or advanced process control technology
  • Provide engineering expertise for strategic projects during technology development/scale-up and feasibility phases
  • Elaborate plans considering technical requirements and specifications provided by process engineers, and operating organizations
  • Apply DSM’s SHE (safety, health and environment) standards

The Ideal

  • Master’s Degree in process engineering or comparable education level
  • At least 5 years of experience in process control design
  • Knowledge of production processes employed in the fine chemicals industry, including biotransformation and downstream processing
  • Knowledge of electrical, instrumentation, control systems (S88 and S95), communication networks (incl. cybersecurity) and automation concepts
  • In-depth knowledge of current regulations (e.g. ATEX, PED, GMP)
  • Experience in execution of large capital projects as project manager or lead engineer
  • Production and/or commissioning experience
  • An independent and creative work attitude, with the ability to work with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams and strong stakeholder management skills
  • Good communication skills (both verbal and written) in English and German
  • Flexibility for some travel

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 on-line by sending us your CV, Motivation letter and a copy of your diplomas and certificates in English or German via the career portal ( For additional questions, please feel free to contact our Recruitment Business Partner Garance Leroy (

Reference check procedures are part of the DSM Recruitment & Selection Process. You will be contacted when these references checks are required.

DSM Nutritional Products AG
Frau Garance Leroy
Recruitment Business Partner
Wurmisweg 576
4303 Kaiseraugst



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DSM Nutritional Products AG
Frau Garance Leroy
Recruitment Business Partner
Wurmisweg 576
4303 Kaiseraugst


Grösse:23000 Mitarbeitende
Branche:Chemie/ Pharma
Offene Stellen:24 Jobs
Standort:P.O. Box 2676
4002 Basel


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