Daily Engineer

  • Aanbod Attractive salary and fringe benefits
  • Functiegroep Engineering
  • Dienstverband Fulltime
  • Vacaturenummer 8490100
  • Locatie Emmen
  • Contract Detachering via YER
  • Branche Medical & Health

Over deze vacature

1. The processes characterize by frequently manual handling, a large diversity in equipment and operating instructions in combination with a very high number of product types with their specific recipients.

2. Contribute to the production performance level by defining actions to optimize and transfer them to the job floor while generating acceptance and cooperation.

3. Act as technological expert for the production lines and be involved, direct or indirect, in all activities related to troubleshooting and change.

4. Act as a product expert with (basic) knowledge of the market applications.

Perform in a multidiscipline area and arrange actions accordingly.


  • Identify and analyze incidental and structural process interruptions, disturbances and/or inefficiencies related to SHE, Quality, throughput and operation costs.
  • Administer Key Operating Parameters and processing windows
  • Execute the role as Data Analyst (location DAP/PA6)
  • Based on the output of the Asset Utilization Work Process, propose actions for performance (process and quality) improvement and reduction of operating costs
  • Solve incidental and structural process interruptions, disturbances and/or inefficiencies related to SHE, Quality, throughput and operation costs (as defined by the AU work process), as far as reasonably possible within the Operate Plant Normal Work Process
  • Support Operations in troubleshooting in case of process interruptions or disturbances. Prepare the Early Morning meeting by analyzing all relevant information from previous shifts on production, maintenance, and logistics
  • Optimize production recipes and procedures within agreed limits

Ensure that production recipes for commercial products are kept up-to-date and applied properly.

  • Support the handling of manufacturing complaints (root cause analysis, define and execute preventative and corrective actions together with other parties concerned)
  • Provide technological input, for quality and safety documentation and investigation purpose. (ISO/TS 16949, FMEA-reviews, Control Plan, cyclic Hazop and RIE)
  • Guide test runs or first commercial production batches in case of application of new or improved recipes (handed over by the Product Development Engineer, XP-phase of APQP process) or when using other raw materials
  • Assess non first time right material (in case of minor deviations) and define destination in consultation with Logistics, Marketing and R&T, taking the product’s application into account. Execute calculations for Rework (location Compound)
  • Act as first focal point of Operations for technological and product related issues to and from R&T, Marketing and Purchasing
  • Document, file and communicate all relevant information on master data using available IT systems
  • Support Operations in developing competences operators (technological background knowledge, VAPRO-C “begeleider/beoordelaar”)
  • Promote a positive SHE attitude internal and external in compliance with all regulations, and a proactive approach towards SHE, focused on monitoring unsafe situations. Proactive indicate and execute improvement actions
  • SHE responsibilities:
    • Is responsible to work according the determined Life Saving Rules


DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting our unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences we are a driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders.

We deliver innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials.

DSM Engineering Plastics is a global supplier of high-performance engineering thermoplastic solutions. DSM Engineering Plastics 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 Plastics 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 coloring agents, reinforcing agents, mold release agents, flame retardants or other additives, and are supplied under the name Akulon, Arnite 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 field of SHE: DSM achieves an accident-free workplace.


We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. Our benefits are very competitive and designed around your preferences.

  • You will be employed by YER and seconded to Philips
  • Personal benefits package
  • 25 days of leave and the possibility to purchase up to 20 extra days off annually
  • A variable bonus based on both Philips results and personal performance
  • Extensive set of tools to drive your career, such as a personal development budget, free training and coaching
  • Solid company pension scheme and attractive collective health insurance package
  • Opportunity to buy Philips shares and products with discount
  • Healthy work-life balance


Educational level:

  • BSc /MSc in Chemical Engineering or comparable
  • Green Belt Lean / Six Sigma
  • In-depth knowledge of
  • The plant and the process
  • Recipes, products and raw materials
  • Applications of the products

Knowledge of:

  • Work processes OPN, AU
  • Quality System ISO TS 16949
  • RCA / FMEA methodology
  • HE/Risk assessment


  • Communicational skills
  • Advisory skills
  • Problem solving

Required competences:

  • Leadership
  • Coaching
  • Result orientation
  • Teamwork
  • Collaboration with speed

Desired Behaviours:

  • Customer and external focus
  • Improve
  • Innovate and change
  • Engage people
  • Drive for results
  • Act responsibly

Level of Experiences

  • Preferably 1-2 years of Manufacturing and/or R&T experience as process engineer
  • Experience with statistical techniques and evaluation tools