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Maintenance engineer Dow Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 10 June 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 3200 - 4000 per month € 18.46 - 23.08 per hour
Vacancy number: 22663
Interesting for you
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances
  • Access to Studytube

Job description

Are you in the proud possession of a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) and do you have plenty of technical knowledge you want to apply at an international company? Look no further for your new job: Dow and Manpower have the perfect opportunity for you! As a maintenance engineer you will be responsible for maintaining equipment, documenting repairs and creating job procedures. You will earn a salary up to €4,000 per month and your travel costs will be reimbursed. Would you like to learn more about this position? Keep reading!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a maintenance engineer for Dow in Terneuzen.

In your role as a maintenance engineer you are the subject matter expert when it comes to equipment failures. You’ll be responsible for fixing repairs and troubleshooting failures and determine the root cause of the initial problem. Your responsibilities will also include documenting repairs and repair techniques, providing maintainability input and developing maintenance operating discipline. This allows all production at Dow to progress in the safest and most efficient way.

Furthermore you can expect to perform the following tasks:

  • Providing equipment reliability and performance data and engineering input to work packages
  • Entering QSSP information into the reporting system
  • Performing technical reviews of procedures
  • Creating, developing, changing and updating job procedures and checklists
  • Indicating safety, health and environmental considerations and control measures
  • Serving as a technical resource during procedure creation and review
  • Supporting the PPM coordinator in reviewing spare parts lists for existing equipment

What’s in it for you
  • Gross salary between €3,200 and €4,000 per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Pension accrual via Manpower after 26 weeks of work 
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at Dow 
  • Free access to E-learning platform Manpower Academy

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 the day shift.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in Mechanics 
  • A good command of English and Dutch (both at least level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • A VCA-certificate (a Dutch Health & Safety certificate) 
  • Availability of 40 hours per week
  • A Dutch work permit that is valid for at least nine months 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!

If you are interested in this position, please apply today! Manpower will contact you within two working days to discuss your application.