Payroll Representative Terneuzen

  • Reference Number: 212214
  • Posted: June 12, 2024
  • Form of employment: Temporary
  • Education : HBO
  • Industry: Chemical industry
  • Experience Level: 1-2 years
  • Job Type: Fulltime


As a Payroll Representative at Dow, your primary responsibility is to ensure timely and accurate payment to our employees while adhering to country tax legislation, labor conditions, and company regulations. You will coordinate administrative and control activities within the Payroll department, demonstrating strong structure, attention to detail, and flexibility. Your role will involve collaborating with both local and international partners, providing expert advice on payroll matters, and maintaining internal and external compliance standards. Please continue reading to find out if it's a match!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a Payroll Representative in Terneuzen.

By nature, this job requires a substantial amount of coordination with a variety of internal- and external stakeholders where accountability and ownership of data and processes are key. 

You can expect the following task in this position:

  • Process Payroll, Time & Absence, and Data Management efficiently
  • Maintain confidentiality and ensure high accuracy in information processing
  • Guarantee accurate and punctual payments to employees and authorities
  • Uphold a "best in class" compliance landscape, adapting to changes
  • Collaborate closely with other HR departments
  • Exchange salary data with payroll providers and validate for accuracy
  • Execute timely payments to employees and authorities
  • Adhere to internal control & compliance frameworks and participate in audits
  • Address employee and leader queries regarding payroll issues
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and undertake additional duties as necessary

This is what you get

  • Gross salary in conformity with the market
  • Temporary employment contract through Manpower
  • Reimbursement of travel costs amount to be decided with employers
  • Pension accrual via Manpower 
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week 
  • Free access to E-learning platform Manpower Academy 


Dow is an international player in the chemical industry. Globally, Dow operates 104 factories in 31 countries and employs 36,000 people. Its products and solutions include plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings, and silicones. Innovation, sustainability, and inclusivity are paramount. The Terneuzen site comprises the Dow Industry Park (production location) and the Dow Service Center. Altogether, Dow Terneuzen employs over 3,600 staff, representing more than 50 nationalities, making Dow one of the largest employers in Zeeland. Whether you work in production, logistics, finance, human resources, customer service, or research, if you're looking to develop yourself, Dow is the employer for you!

Working hours
You will work from Monday to Friday between 8:00 and 18:00.


  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, Finance, or related field
  • Previous experience in Payroll, HR, or Finance preferred
  • Fluency in English; good verbal and reading skills in German
  • Proficiency in Workday, ServiceNow, MS Office & SAP preferred
  • Knowledge of another European language is advantageous
  • Ability to navigate organizational interdependencies and work across cultures
  • Experience in high-volume operational environments
  • Familiarity with internal controls and audit participation preferred
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Capacity to manage competing priorities effectively

Are you the Payroll Representative we’re looking for? Don’t hesitate, apply, and Manpower will get back to you within two business days!

  • Pension scheme
  • Travel allowance
  • Access to Manpower Academy

Application Process

1. Fill in an online questionnaire
Discover whether you and the company are a match by filling in a short questionnaire
2. Undergo the screening
During a screening we will look at your past to see if this could influence the tasks you will be performing.
3. Visit the Manpower office
We will prepare you for the job interview with your new employer!
4. Job interview at the company
Manpower will introduce you to your potential new employer. The next step is being invited for a job interview.
5. Sign your contract
We will offer you a contract that includes your salary and other employment conditions.
6. Get your references ready
We will contact your former employer to ask about their experience working with you
7. Start your job
Congratulations, you can start your new job! We wish you the best of luck in your new workplace.
8. Tag along for a day
During a day of job shadowing you can discover if the company is a good match for you!