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Administrative Assistant Dow Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: MBO
Publication date: 08 October 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 2400 - 3200 per month € 13.85 - 18.46 per hour
Vacancy number: 25107
Interesting for you
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances
  • Shift Allowance

Job description

Safety is of the utmost importance at any job site, but especially while working at a chemical plant. To guarantee that safety Dow Chemical Company relies on a team of employees with excellent organizational and administrative skills to monitor certain safety procedures. Do you have at least an mbo-3 diploma and do you speak English at a C1 level? Does a multifaceted job with a gross salary of up to € 18.46  per hour, travel reimbursement and shift fees sound like an interesting opportunity? If so, read on for a shot at a job as an administrative assistant for Dow Chemical Company in Terneuzen! 

Employment agency Manpower is looking for an administrative assistant for Dow Chemical Company in Terneuzen. 

As an administrative employee you will be working within the Red Label Focal Point; a team within the LHC Support Team that focuses on administrative safety tasks. You will be responsible for providing support to the running plants through general administration.Your tasks include the:  

  • Reporting of unjustified open safe work lists to management 
  • Filing and reviewing of safe work permits 
  • Issuing of all personal protective equipment (PPE) for the plant
  • Issuing of gas detection equipment, badges, and walkie-talkies for the plant 
  • Maintaining and monitoring of records and stocks of personal protective equipment 

What you’ll get
  • Gross salary between € 15. - and € 18.46  per hour
  • Full-time job with 40 working hours per week
  • Travel reimbursement of € 0.19  per kilometre, including toll
  • Shift fee of 12% over every hour of work  
  • Access to over 200 online classes via Manpower Academy 
  • Pension accrual via Manpower after 26 weeks of work

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

You will work in two shifts that operate within the following working hours: 

  • Morning shift: 07.00 to 15.00  hrs
  • Afternoon/evening shift: 15.00 to 23.00 hrs 


  • Minimum of an mbo-3 diploma or an equivalent
  • Possession of a VCA certificate 
  • Understanding of the English language at the C1 level
  • A willingness to work 40 hours per week 
  • An EU-nationality or valid Dutch work visa 
  • A year of experience working as an administrative employee, an administrative assistant, an office clerk, a general office clerk, or a comparable position
  • Ability to apply for a Code of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag)  at your local municipality

Additionally, candidates preferably live in or around Terneuzen, such as in Middelburg, Oostbrug, Goes or Kappele. 

Do you qualify for this position and are you excited to take on the responsibility that comes with it? Don’t wait too long, apply today! Manpower will contact you within two business days.