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Sourcing specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 27 October 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 2600 - 3200 per month € 15.00 - 18.46 per hour
Vacancy number: 25246
Interesting for you
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances

Job description

Are you an expert when it comes to procurement? If so, Dow Chemical would be more than happy to meet you! Manpower is looking for a sourcing specialist with a Bachelor’s degree who can negotiate and manage purchases.  Of course you will be rewarded for your expertise, including a gross salary of up to €3.200,- per month plus pension accrual! If you are interested in this role, please keep reading and don’t forget to apply today!

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

As a sourcing procurement at Dow Chemical you manage and source a portfolio within the Pressure Contained Equipment (PCE) area, including heat exchangers, vessels and other equipment. The aim is to improve Dow’s cost position and supply security in the market through application of the strategic sourcing process. You can expect to perform the following tasks:

  • Negotiating pricing, payment and delivery terms on spot orders as well as period contracts and executes the agreements
  • Managing supplier relationships including the commercial relationship
  • Monitoring supplier performance against key performance indicators
  • Understand and practice appropriate work process governance and compliance
  • Processing and solving quality complaints
  •  Managing escalations during project execution


What is in it for you?

  • Gross salary between €2.600,- and €3.200,- per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per kilometre and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses (maximum of 75 kilometres reimbursed)
  • Full-time job of 40 hours per week
  • Pension accrual via Manpower after 26 months of work
  • Free access to E-learning platform Manpower Academy via Manpower

About the company

The Dow Chemical Company ("Dow") is a science and technology-driven international organization. Safety, diversity and innovation are of paramount importance here. Basic chemicals are developed and produced at the Dow site in Terneuzen. At DOW, unique chemical, physical and biological scientific capabilities are combined to develop innovative products and solutions where they are needed most. In 2020, Dow was recognized as a Top Employer, partially by supporting local initiatives such as public events and nature projects.

Working hours
In this full-time job you work from Monday to Friday during regular office hours.


  • An EQF level 6 or Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business or Engineering
  • At least one year of experience with procurement, for instance as a sourcing specialist, materials purchaser or procurement specialist
  • An excellent command of the English language (at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Availability of 40 hours per week
  • A valid Dutch visa or EU-citizenship
  • A Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences


If you are also able to speak Dutch, French, Spanish and/or German then that would be a big advantage! Finally, you preferably live in (or near) Terneuzen, Hoek, Axel or Zaamslag.

Do you recognize yourself in this vacancy and would you like to fulfill this position? Then don't wait and respond right away! Manpower will contact you within two working days.