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Design Engineer Dow Benelux Terneuzen

Vacancy at: Dow Chemical
Education level: HBO
Publication date: 05 October 2021
Hours per week: 40
Salary: Indication per month
€ 3000 per month € 17.31 per hour
Vacancy number: 25775
Interesting for you
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Pension Scheme
  • Travel Allowances

Job description

Are you an engineer, with preferably 5 years of work experience, looking for a new challenge? Do you speak English and Dutch fluently? If you hear the words ‘Validating uninterruptable power supplies’, do you know exactly what we’re talking about? If the answer to these questions is a resounding ‘YES’, Manpower has got the perfect job for you! Become a design engineer at Dow Benelux in Terneuzen and earn a gross salary of at least € 3000,- per month plus travel allowance.. Don’t let this great opportunity pass you by and apply today!

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

This function exists within the Technical Expertise & Support (TES) organization of Dow Benelux in Terneuzen. You will function mainly as an E&I design engineer on small to intermediate sized multidiscipline projects. Most of the tasks are related to scope optimizing, front-end loading and construction packages which include equipment and labor specification, evaluating technical documents, detailed design, as-built preparation and technical support. You will perform your tasks within a team, but need to be able to work independently and show leadership and flexibility in your role. As TES Terneuzen works closely together with Dow engineering partners in India, you need to be able to leverage and discuss tasks with colleagues in excellent English. Key responsibilities include:

  • Performing field verifications for detailed engineering and as-builts
  • Sizing and validating (low voltage) electrical feeders and equipment, such as motors, variable frequency drives (VFD), uninterruptable power supplies (UPS), rectifiers / charger’s panels, electrical tracing and corresponding cables and components
  • Sizing and validating process instrumentation, corresponding hook-ups, control and automated block valves
  • Providing input for cost estimates and validating vendor documents
  • Providing contact for client and partners for technical questions and participation in (inter)discipline and project meetings

What’s in it for you

  • Gross salary of at least € 3000,- per month
  • Reimbursement of travel costs
  • Pension accrual via Manpower after 26 weeks of work
  • Free access to E-learning platform Manpower Academy
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week

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 of 40 hours are during regular office hours.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
  • Fluent in Dutch and English language, because of the international nature of Dow Benelux
  • Preferably with a minimum of 5 years of experience in both E&I discipline in chemical, oil or gas industry
  • Basic knowledge of regulations and codes, such as ATEX, NPR, NEN and IEC
  • Working experience in 2D CAD tools
  • Availability of 40 hours per week

Living near Terneuzen, Goes, Middelburg or Vlissingen is a bonus but not mandatory!

Do you meet the job requirements and are you interested in this position? Apply today and Manpower will contact you within two working days!