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LIMS Application Lead (f/m)

DSM Nutritional Products AG

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LIMS Application Lead (f/m)

DSM – Bright Science. Brighter Living.™
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in life sciences and materials sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously. DSM delivers innovative solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance in global markets such as food and dietary supplements, personal care, feed, medical devices, automotive, paints, electrical and electronics, life protection, alternative energy and bio-based materials. DSM and its associated companies deliver annual net sales of about €10 billion with approximately 25,000 employees. The company is listed on Euronext Amsterdam. More information can be found at www.dsm.com.

The Challenge

If you are well experienced in LIMS (preferably LabWare), a strong technical problem solver and looking for the next challenge where you might also gain new additional challenging responsibilities in terms of leadership, then you might be our candidate. As a LIMS Application Lead, you will work in local but also international teams, located mainly at our production site in Sisseln with also occasional travels to our other productions sites around Basel area and also international. You will find here a highly professional and motivated team and a challenging environment. The vacancy is available as per agreement, as sooner as better.


The Position

The following systems are part of the Lab IT/data environment:

  • Laboratory Information Management Systems (LabWare)

  • Chromatography Data System (e.g. Chromeleon)

  • Further systems for analytical instrument control (e.g. TIAMO, LAB-X) and related system interfaces (e.g. SAP)

  • Compliance, quality and document Management Systems (TrackWise, EDM etc.)

  • Reporting tools


Key areas of accountability/resposibility:

  • Manage technical realization of Quality/IT projects within the DNP business unit according to DSM project guidelines which includes analysis, development and implementation of systems and process improvements, with primary focus on lab-based applications.

  • Ensure a consistent understanding of the user requirements and project goals for all project stakeholders.

  • Participation in elaboration and evaluation of system design.

  • Leading and executing software design specification, development, testing and implementation according to CSV Guidelines.

  • Ensure to meet the goals of budget, time, functionality and quality.

  • Managing IT infrastructure / hard-/software internal and external suppliers to safeguard the project deliverables.

  • Creation and management of system documentation (e. g. CSV documents, user and technical manuals, standard operating procedures) and ensure the documentation availability.

  • Ensure and coordinate proper handover of the project achievements to managed operations/support section.

  • Support the DNP business unit with specific knowhow in quality and laboratory systems and processes.


The Ideal

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Chemistry or Business Management

  • Thorough knowledge of IT/data systems (preferably LabWare LIMS and other lab-based systems)

  • Technical problem-solver and experienced in IT project management

  • Quality management (especially CSV regulations)

  • Fluent in English, for business & technical purposes. Further languages are advantageous (German, French etc.)

  • Understanding of IT environment: Windows and UNIX operative systems, virtualized systems, Oracle and MS-SQL databases, several programming languages (visual basic, HTML, CP macro, C++, SQL, etc.), Citrix, Crystal reports, Proficy Workflow, OPC, MS-office etc

  • Capable of working in an international multi-cultural network on a global basis

  • Soft & social skills: analytical and cross-linked thinking, flexibility, reliability, sense of responsibility, proactive, result-oriented. Should have extensive communication skills and should be prepared to work independently and in a team


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 online by sending us your cv & motivation letter, reference letters and diplomas in English via our career portal (www.dsm.com/careers). For additional questions, please contact Sanel Hrapic, Recruitment Business Partner, sanel.hrapic@dsm.com or +41 61 815 78 41.


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


At DSM our purpose is to create brighter lives for people today and generations to come. We connect our unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences to create solutions that nourish, protect and improve performance.

Royal DSM is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.