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Research and development laboratory technologist Dow Hoek

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 10 June 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 2600 - 3200 per month € 15.00 - 18.46 per hour
Vacancy number: 22672
Interesting for you
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances
  • Access to Studytube

Job description

Would you like to join a growing research and development organization? Then this is your chance because Manpower offers you the opportunity to work as a research and development technician for Dow! You will join the Process Development & Circularity team and in exchange for your support, you will receive a gross salary up to €3,200 per month and reimbursement of your travel expenses. So do you have a Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) and are you looking for a new challenge where you can contribute to science? Then this might be the perfect fit!
Employment agency Manpower is looking for a research and development technician for the Process Development & Circularity team at Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.

In this role, you will assist chemists and engineers and you will provide analytical and technical support. Your colleagues know where to find you when different processes such as analytical and characterization tools or laboratory tests need to be evaluated. During your working week you are also responsible for the following tasks:

  • Supporting chemists and engineers in developing, screening and commercializing new feedstocks, catalysts and processes. 
  • Maintaining and running relevant laboratory apparatus
  • Testing equipment and documenting data
  • Developing experimental plans for review/approval by your project team 
  • Performing routine and non-standard tasks or procedures of higher complexity
  • Achieving project goals using technical, role-specific skills and experience
  • Introducing new procedures for new instrument methods, equipment changes, or new equipment

What’s in it for you?
  • Gross salary between €2,600 and €3,200 per month
  • Reimbursement of travel costs of €0.19 per kilometre
  • Pension accrual via Manpower after six months’ work
  • Free access to E-learning platform Manpower Academy
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • International working environment
  • A job for a longer period of time

About the company

The Dow Chemical Company (‘Dow’) is an organization driven by science and technology, as well as a strong commitment to contribute to reshaping the world we live in and enhancing our quality of life. Current and future generations will face huge environmental and sustainability challenges in the years to come. At Dow, unique chemical, physical and biological science capabilities are combined to provide innovative products and solutions, where they are needed most. Dow Chemical in Terneuzen employs more than 2,000 people who represent over 70 different nationalities. The team has an especially international character and English is spoken in the workplace. The company culture itself is characterised by respect, collaboration and open communication.

Working hours 
In this position you will be working during regular office hours.


  • A Bachelor’s or higher preferably in the field of Chemistry, Technology, Engineering or similar
  • An excellent command of the English and Dutch language (at least level C1 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 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!

Don't wait too long to apply. After Manpower have received your application, we will contact you within two working days!