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Industrialization Senior Manager

Country/Region:  BE
Job function:  MANUFACTURING

Industrialization Senior Manager

Hybrid/ On-site

Louvain La Neuve


As a Industrialization Senior Manager on our site in Louvain-la-Neuve, you will be in charge of a team of three people. This position works closely with stakeholders such as Quality and SHE, R&D, our Commercial teams and the Sampling team.

At DSM-Firmenich people are at the heart of the company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities and value diversity in the workplace.


Your mission

  • Facilitate and contribute to the Firmenich Global Product Industrialization strategy by ensuring successful launch of new products including review of processes and production equipment observing all required HS&E, Quality and Business standards – 
  • Act as working manager of a small team - Local representative & key contact person for Product Industrialization 
  • Demonstrated expertise in a specialized competency such as expertise developed through experience in  product technology and/or improvement project management
  • Coordinate improvement initiatives and execute actions relevant to PI - Demonstrates Outstanding Presentation skills in order to deliver compelling, engaging, transformative, educational, and/or instructive messages
  • Prioritizes and manages multiple projects within deadlines and cost efficiency 


You bring

  • MA degree of Science Chemistry, Food Science, or equivalent confirmed expertise gained through experience 
  • 10 years min related experience in a manufacturing environment with confirmed ability to drive projects - Food/ Flavors industry preferred
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and engage peers as well as influence within different level of the organization - Successfully works in a matrix organization and easily adapts to a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates strong Analytical skills with ability to solve problems
  • Familiar with Manufacturing practices, process safety analysis (PHA) and Job safety Analysis (JSA)
  • Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills- Proficient in spoken and written English as well as in French
  • SAP knowledge a plus


We bring

  • A rich history and a promising future of bold scientific innovation and passionate creation with our customers
  • A culture that prioritizes safety and well-being, both physically and mentally
  • A firm belief that working together with our customers is the key to achieving great things
  • An eagerness to be one team and learn from each other to bring progress to life and create a better future




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.

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.

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