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Administrative specialist Dow Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: MBO
Publication date: 08 April 2021
Hours per week: 32
Vacancy number: 20844
Interesting for you
  • Additional Training Budget
  • Chance of a Permanent Contract
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances

Job description

Do you have an excellent command of the English and Dutch language (at least C1 level, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)? Are you in the possession of a EQF level 4 degree or higher? Then this might be the vacancy for you! In this role you’ll be providing crucial administrative support to departments, leaders, employees or groups. In exchange for your hard work and full-time availability, Dow offers you a competitive salary, plus pension accrual and travel costs reimbursement. Sounds interesting? Then please read along and find out more about this vacancy!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a administrative specialist for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.

In this position you will provide general administrative support to a leader or department. This includes activities as receiving, screening and directing incoming calls, visitors, mail and email. Another big part of your working day will consist of preparing certain documentations or presentations. A good example of this is correspondence preparation and updating agendas. Besides the producing nature of your job, you also have an important job when it comes down to monitoring and tracking expenses against budgets. Your findings are appreciated by the cost center owner.

What’s in it for you?

  • A compentative salary
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre with a maximum of 75 kilometres, plus full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • A part-time or full-time job of 32 or 40 hours a week
  • Pension accrual through Manpower after 26 weeks of work
  • Possibility of a contract at Dow in the long run
  • Free access to e-learning platform Studytube via Manpower

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 between 8.00 in the morning till 18.00 in the evening.


  • An EQF level 4 or mbo-4 degree or higher in administration or similar
  • An excellent command of English and Dutch (both at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Availability of 40 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
  • Preferably some working experience as a administrator, data-entry employee, back office administrator or similar

Living in or near Terneuzen, Goes, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom is preferable but not mandatory! The same thing applies for knowledge of SAP.