Frequently asked questions

Tips for a successful application

Need some help?

Should you experience any issues with your application please take the time to read these FAQs as the answers may help you apply successfully. If you still need some advice please email our team.

Can I send in my CV to a recruiter?

At DSM we do not accept open solicitations. If you want your CV to be considered by our recruiters, please apply for our current vacancies. Or create a profile and set up an automatic alert to receive information about future vacancies.

Do you accept CVs from agencies?

We do not accept unsolicited requests from agencies.

What to do if I am having trouble applying for a particular position online?

Please email us and someone will get back to you with support as soon as possible. However, if you are using a different language interface, switch to English to complete your application before contacting us.

How long does my resume stay in your database?

DSM is compliant with GDPR. Although you send in your CV to us, you are the owner of your data and can delete it at any time. By default we keep the data in the system for 12 months, unless you request earlier deletion, or for this period to be extended.

Are the positions advertised online up-to-date?

Yes, all the vacancies mentioned on our vacancies page are current and available.

How do I apply?

Click on the APPLY button that can be found above each job description and follow the instructions.

What if I have applied for a job in the past and was rejected, can I apply for a new job?

Yes, you can apply for a new vacancy even if you have been rejected previously. Each job has a unique set of requirements, thus if you have been rejected once it does not mean that you cannot re-apply.

Can I apply for several jobs/locations at the same time?

Yes, you can apply for several jobs or jobs at different locations. We recommend focusing on the jobs that match your profile.

Do I get an email back once my application is received by the system?

Yes, there is an automatic notification for the applicants. You will also receive an email once your application is moved further in the process. And you can track where you are in that process via your profile in our system.

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