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Composition specialist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Klant: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: HBO
Publicatiedatum: 05 april 2018
Uren per week: 40
Salarisindicatie: Loon per maand
€ 4000,00 - 4600,00 per maand € 23,12 - 26,59 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0014204

Over de functie

Are you interested in and do you have knowledge of chemistry, and do you even hold a degree in this field? Do you know your way around Microsoft Office and are you looking for a full-time job where you can apply your knowledge of organic and polymer chemistry? And would you like to work a for an innovative organization in the field of science and technology? Look no further, because Manpower has the right job for you!
Employment agency Manpower is looking for several composition specialists for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.
Working activities
As a composition specialist at Dow Chemical, you are responsible for providing expertise to enable the creation, maintenance and update compositional information of Dow products in Dow ERP system. You will be part of the enterprise material safety data sheets authoring process. 
You can expect to perform the following activities:

  • Define the product composition(s) to be used for regulatory compliance check and for generating material safety data sheets
  • Execute defined work flow tasks aimed at loading product characterization in the ERP system
  • Create specifications in the ERP system corresponding to products and raw materials
  • Perform substance volume tracking (SVT) and other product safety compliance assessment
  • Support Development and implementation of tools, templates and work processes documentation
  • Deliver formula compositional expertise for EH&S Product Regulatory including ERP system updates and upgrades within a geographical region

Over het bedrijf

About the 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.
The working hours in this position are during office hours.
What do we offer you?

  • Gross salary between 4,000 and 4,6000 euros per month
  • Salary paid every four weeks
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at 0.19 euro per km
  • Reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • A full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • The opportunity to apply for a permanent contract with Dow Chemical
  • A vacancy for a longer period of time

Functie eisen

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

  • You hold a master’s degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or a similar science-related field
  • You preferably have working experience in the field of product development or R&D
  • You have an excellent command of the English language
  • You have proven knowledge of chemistry, in particular organic and polymer chemistry
  • You are proficient in using Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and other office applications
  • You possess good quantitative reasoning ability
  • You preferably have knowledge of the SAP R3 EHS functionalities
  • You preferably possess experience with chemical control regulations
  • You preferably have knowledge of organosilicon chemistry
  • You preferably have a good understanding of formulation chemistry
  • You are available for a minimum of 40 hours per week
  • You live up to 75 km from Terneuzen, for example in Goes, Bergen op Zoom or Hulst, or you are willing to move to the Terneuzen area
  • You have your own means of transportation (bicycle, moped, scooter or car)
Start date
In this position, you can start straight away!
Does this vacancy appeal to you and do you feel you are a good match for this job? Please use the “solliciteer direct” button to apply online.
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 appears after you have logged in and written 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 provided
- 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 featured on the Manpower website? This means that the position is still available.
We are looking forward to your online application!