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Analytical technologist Dow Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 08 July 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 2600 - 3000 per month € 15.00 - 17.31 per hour
Vacancy number: 23549
Interesting for you
  • Additional Training Budget
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances
  • Access to Studytube

Job description

Are you a analytical technologist looking for a job at an amazing company? If so, Manpower has the perfect opportunity for you at the world-renowned company Dow! If you have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or similar, you are the perfect fit for this position. Dow will reward your hard work with a salary up to €3.000 per month and reimbursement of your travel expenses. If you would like to learn more about this position, keep reading!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for an analytical technologist for Dow in Terneuzen.

As an analytical technologist or Polyolefins Waste Water Project Lead you will provide organization and leadership of the Polyolefins portion of the Terneuzen Site. You will be carrying out an emission test for any substances discharged into the Westerschelde >5 μg/l to determine the admissibility of residual discharge for surface water. The residual discharge is a the discharge that remains after application of source approach with BAT. You will also be performing the following tasks:

  • Representing both Dowlex and LDPE as the primary contact within the Terneuzen site Waste Water Compliance
  • With the guidance of the two Polyolefins Waste Water Focal Points and the site project lead, developing an overview of all waste water flows, including:
    • The nature, properties, origin of each stream
    • All possible substances that can be released through the wastewater flows
    • Any treatment or partial treatment equipment/methods with corresponding efficiency
    • Present or potential opportunities to reduce the waste water flow and impact in the future
  • Working closely with other members of the site team to validate the overview is complete using analysis (including the development of analytical methods if they are not yet available) and/or estimation


It is anticipated that you will have the capacity to assist the plant in other tasks related to personal or process safety or with other environmental or analytical tasks. This will be decided with supervisor as the project progresses.


What’s in it for you

  • Gross salary between €2,600.- and €3,000.- per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Free access to online 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 position are during regular office hours.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemistry, Engineering or equivalent
  • An excellent command of the English language (at least level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Availability of at least 32 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


Living in or near Terneuzen, Hoek, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom is a bonus, but not mandatory!