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Purchasing analyst Dow Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 25 March 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 2600 - 3200 per month € 15.00 - 18.46 per hour
Vacancy number: 6414
Interesting for you
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances

Job description

You excel while multi-tasking and love to troubleshoot every problem that comes your way. You have working knowledge of SAP, Portfolio, Sharepoint and Excel and a high knowledge base of procurement work process, Purchasing Strategic Sourcing Process (SSP) and purchasing policies. And last but not least, you’re looking for a new challenge in your career. Did we just describe you? Stop searching and apply now!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a purchasing analyst for Dow in Terneuzen. 
As a purchasing analyst at Dow, you can expect to perform the following activities: 

  • Supporting the sourcing specialists and sourcing managers with more transactional activities
  • Uploading contracts, creating vendors and addressing any necessary changes in ECC or any other Dow tool
  • Negotiating supply pricing, lead times and delivery terms for non-critical spend items
  • Providing sourcing support for Dow businesses or functions by working with the partners to clarify the scope of service, quality, volume and logistic requirements for new and existing purchases
  • Using available sourcing tools such as request for information (RFI) and request for quote (RFQ) to the fullest capability

What's in it for you?
  • Gross salary between €2,600.- and €3,200.- per month 
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Pension accrual through Manpower after six months’ work 
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at Dow
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower

About the company

About the company
The Dow Chemical Company ('Dow') is an international organization driven by science and technology. The Dow plant in Terneuzen develops and produces basic chemicals, which are distributed to clients in more than 160 countries across the globe. Safety is of paramount importance at Dow; you will be working with personal protective equipment (PPE) on the plant. Dow also values diversity within its teams. In 2020 Dow was recognized as a Top Employer, in part because of their support of local initiatives such as public events and environmental projects.

Working hours
The working hours in this full-time position are during regular office hours.


Job requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree or EQF level 6 degree, or higher  
  • An excellent command of the Dutch and English language (at least level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), and preferably you are fluent in French
  • Availability of 40 hours per week 
  • A valid Dutch work permit or EU-nationality 
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences

Living in or near Terneuzen, Hoek, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom is a bonus, but not mandatory!