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Estimating specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Publicatiedatum: 12 december 2017
Regio: Zeeland
Opleidingsniveau: HBO
Vakgebied: Administratief
Aantal uren per week: 40
Full time/Part time: Fulltime
Client: Dow Chemical
Salarisindicatie: Loon per maand
€ 4000,00 - 5500,00 per maand € 23,12 - 31,79 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0011844

Over de functie

Do you have a lot of experience as an estimator? Are you familiar within the engineering or construction sector? Then you might be very suitable for this job!
Employment agency Manpower is looking for an experienced estimator at Dow Chemical.
Working activities
The senior estimating specialist prepares cost estimates for capital and expense projects to facilitate project authorization and enables cost effective project execution. Applies established cost estimating practices to ensure that estimates are realistic and exhibit the defined project scope.
As an estimating specialist you will be performing the following working activities:

  • Provides estimates to evaluate various conceptual alternates and supports economic evaluations
  • Utilizes historical data with appropriate installation factors, site specific factors and experience to produce cost estimates for project authorization and execution purposes
  • Collects and correlates necessary project-related cost and schedules data needed to determine equipment, material, subcontract, construction labour, expenses and such in directs as engineering, taxes etc
  • Participates in estimate reviews with Project Teams to ensure scope consistency
  • Evaluates project deviations in order to provide data to Project Steering Team for proper decision making
  • Works with cost management to assure alignment between estimate and cost management baselines

Over het bedrijf

The Dow Chemical Company
The Dow Chemical Company (‘Dow’) is an organization driven by science and technology, as well as a strong commitment to contribute to reshaping the world we live in and enhancing our quality of life. Current and future generations will face huge environmental and sustainability challenges in the years to come. At Dow, unique chemical, physical and biological science capabilities are combined to provide innovative products and solutions, where they are needed most.
Dow Benelux and Dow Terneuzen
Today, the Benelux area (the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg) covers seven Dow sites: two in the Netherlands (Terneuzen and Delfzijl), and five in Belgium (Antwerp, Brussels, Tertre, Zwijndrecht and Seneffe). Dow in Terneuzen is the second largest integrated production site of Dow worldwide and plays an important role in developing and producing basic chemicals. Three naphtha crackers convert crude oil into ethylene, propylene, benzene, and butadiene, which form the building blocks for a variety of plastics and chemicals. These products find their way to customers in over 160 countries. The state-of-the-art research facilities at Terneuzen are Dow Benelux’ main innovation platforms where key partnerships between scientists, business developers and customers are established.
Dow Chemical in Terneuzen employs more than 2,000 people who represent over 70 different nationalities. The team has an especially international character and English is spoken in the workplace. The company culture itself is characterised by respect, collaboration and open communication.
What do we offer you?

  • A gross salary between 4,000 and 5,500 euro per month (depending on your level of experience)
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses of 0,19 euro per km
  • Reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • A fulltime job for 40 hours a week
  • Gift vouchers as bonuses for exceptional performance

Functie eisen

Job requirements
To qualify for this job, it is important that you meet the following requirements:

  • You hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • You have a minimum of 5 years of working experience as an estimator
  • You have an excellent command of the English language in both speech and writing
  • You have experience in working in engineering or construction
  • You are available for a minimum of 40 hours per week
  • You live up to 100 km from Terneuzen, for instance in Goes, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom
  • You have your own way of transportation (bicycle, moped, scooter or car)
  • You are able to apply for a Code of Good Conduct (VOG)
Starting date of the vacancy
In agreement, you will start as soon as possible
Do you recognize yourself in this profile? Apply online via the “solliciteer direct” button.
The application process
  • Apply online via the “solliciteer direct” button
  • To speed up the application process, we kindly ask you to send your CV in English
  • Fill out the questionnaire that will appear after you have logged in and wrote down your motivation (without your answers we are not able to further process your application)
  • Assessment of your application will be performed based on your CV, the questionnaire and any additional information received
  • The local Manpower office will contact you for an interview by phone or a live interview at Manpower
  • Possibly, a job interview will be scheduled with you and the company
  • Is the vacancy still online on the Manpower website? This means that the position is still available.
  • We are looking forward to your online application!

Estimating specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen