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Administrative assistant Dow Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: MBO
Publication date: 06 April 2021
Hours per week: 30
Salary: Indication per month
€ 1942 - 3188 per month € 14.94 - 24.52 per hour
Vacancy number: 20673
Interesting for you
  • Additional Training Budget
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances
  • Access to Studytube

Job description

You are somebody who truly flourishes in a dynamic work environment. Your great computer skills allow you to register equipment and drawings in digital systems effortlessly. If you are also fluent in both English and Dutch, Dow and Manpower have a suitable job for you! As an administrative assistant you will be providing administrative support and ensuring that operators and engineers at Dow can do their jobs without any trouble. Whether you are looking for a part-time or a full-time job, there is a place for you at Dow. If you would like to know more about this position, such as the requirements or the salary, keep reading!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for an administrative assistant for Dow in Hoek.

Your main responsibility as an administrative assistant is to provide administrative support for the Research & Development team at Dow. You will collaborate closely with operators, engineers and colleagues in various other departments. This is definitely a dynamic work environment! As a management of change administrator you will also keep the team’s documentation regarding procedures up to date. Your other responsibilities will include the following:

  • Update equipment in SAP and registering new equipment
  • Supporting projects related to implementation of safety and regulatory compliances
  • Purchasing material
  • Monitoring compliance tasks for the group, with 100% compliance being the goal
  • Updating and registering technical drawings
  • Working alongside engineers to develop and maintain a preventive maintenance plan

What’s in it for you?
  • Gross salary between €14.94 and €18.39 per hour
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Pension accrual through Manpower after 26 weeks of work
  • Part-time or full-time job of 30 – 40 hours a week
  • Fixed term Manpower contract 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.

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


  • An EQF or mbo level 4 degree (or higher)
  • Excellent computer skills (knowledge of SAP is a plus!)
  • A good command of English and Dutch (at least level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Availability of at least 30 hours per week
  • A Dutch work permit that is valid for at least nine months or EU-citizenship
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences

If you have experience with or a background in technical disciplines, you will have a leg up on other applicants. Living in or near Terneuzen, Hoek, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom is a bonus, but not mandatory!