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Customer service specialist Russian-speaking Dow Hoek

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 29 March 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 2600 - 3200 per month € 15.00 - 18.46 per hour
Vacancy number: 19959
Interesting for you
  • Additional Training Budget
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances
  • Access to Studytube

Job description

Does being a customer service specialist within a big chemical company sound exciting to you? Do you like building and maintaining relationships, and are you fluent in Russian? Then this is your chance, because Dow offers you a job as a customer service specialist! The job comes with a maximum salary of €3,200 per month, plus travel cost reimbursement and pension accrual. If you are interested to learn more about this position, keep reading and discover if you're the perfect fit!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a Russian-speaking customer service specialist for Dow in Hoek.

Your job as a customer service specialist is a challenging one. After all, you will be the link between Dow’s customers and its various business value chain partners. To ensure service levels stay high, you will be working alongside other Dow functions, including Marketing & Sales, Supply Chain and Logistics. Together you will ensure the best possible results and present Dow’s products, service offerings and business in an optimal way. Your ability to establish good customer relationships and find suitable solutions for their problems, you are a valuable employee at Dow. Your working day will consist of the following tasks:

  • Executing order entry processes and managing order fulfilment processes
  • Strengthening relationships with customers 
  • Coordinating customer accounts activities that are assigned to you
  • Contacting various departments within Dow Chemical for further inquiries
  • Supporting commercial strategies with Dow customers across multiple businesses
  • Analysing customer needs and gathering market intelligence
  • Determining commercial strategies with customers across multiple businesses

What’s in it for you?
  • Gross salary between €2,600 and €3,200 per month
  • Pension accrual through Manpower after 26 weeks of work
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre, plus full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at Dow
  • Free access to Manpower's online learning platform Studytube and on-site training at Dow

About the company

The Dow Service Centre is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company. More than 1,100 employees representing over fifty nationalities work here. The Service Centre supports Dow and its joint ventures in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India with a wide range of services. This includes logistics, customer services, finance, human resources, translations and more. In 2020 Dow received recognition as a Top Employer because of the their support of local environmental projects and public events.

As a new employee, you will have the opportunity to be part of Dow’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to contribute to inclusivity at Dow. You will also be offered many internal training opportunity to develop your technical and soft skills. Because of the nature of your job, you will work alongside with various departments within Dow, including supply chain planning, commercial and logistics.

Working hours
In your role as a customer service specialist, you will be working Monday through Friday during regular office hours.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or EQF level 6 (or higher)
  • An excellent command of English and Russian (at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), due to contact with English and Russian-speaking shareholders
  • Availability of 40 hours per week
  • A Dutch work permit that is valid for at least nine months or or EU-citizenship
  • A certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you don’t have a criminal record
  • Affinity with new tools and technologies

Do you have experience with SAP or CRM, or have you previously worked in customer service? Then Dow will be especially happy to meet you! Living in or near Terneuzen, Goes, Middelburg or Hoek is a bonus, but not mandatory.

Are you looking forward to a new job at would Dow be the perfect fit for you? Don’t hesitate to apply and Manpower will contact you within two working days to discuss your application!