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Purchasing Technologist Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Klant: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: MBO
Publicatiedatum: 11 oktober 2018
Uren per week: 40
Salaris: Indicatie per maand
€ 2300,00 - 3200,00 per maand € 13,29 - 18,50 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0020529
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Over de functie

Are you interested in a fulltime job for 40 hours per week in an international company? Do you have affinity with freight and shipping management? Do you also have planning and organization skills and are you looking for a new challenge? Then Manpower might be looking for you!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a purchasing analyst for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.
Working activities
As a purchasing analyst you are responsible for ensuring the quality and timeliness of freight requests. In this vacancy you will be working under the direction of the sourcing department to execute tactical work process and freight carriers to keep costs at a minimum.

As a purchasing analyst at Dow Chemical you can expect to perform the following activities:

  • Rate Requests handling, Vendor Negotiation
  • Maintain routes, TT, TAT, carrier selection
  • Maintain rates and surcharges
  • Maintain system data
  • Work with stakeholders to address freight settlement issues
  • System error resolution
  • Integrate new systems and application support into the team
  • Ensure there is sufficient resource coverage during core and peak hours of work

In this role it’s important that you Possess the following:
  • A thorough knowledge of utilizing PTP Freight Work process training tools 
  • Familiarity with freight, logistics and transportation 
  • Solid understanding of road, rail, ocean and air freight pricing
  • Complete knowledge of Rules and Regulations of International out bound and in bound freight

Over het bedrijf

About Dow Chemical
The Dow Service Centre in Terneuzen, which employs more than 700 talented employees, is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company. The Service Centre is not located on the Dow Chemical plant, but in the city of Terneuzen itself. Dow’s Service Centre employees represent over 50 different languages and nationalities from all across the world. The Service Centre supports Dow and its joint ventures in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India a wide variety of areas, such as logistics, customer service, finance, human resources, translations and much more. Not only does the Service Centre support clients during their ordering processes, they also employ people who handle tax coordination and HR activities. The Terneuzen location is part of a global service network with offices in Midland (USA), São Paulo (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Shanghai and Tianjin (China).

The Dow Service Centre consists of an energetic and multicultural team of talented individuals of all ages. They are all enthusiastic, curious, and enterprising colleagues!
The working hours in this position are during office hours.
 What do we offer you?

  • Gross salary between 2,300 and 3,200 euros per month, depending on experience
  • A full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Possibility of a permanent contract with Dow Chemical in the long run
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • A vacancy for a longer period of time
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at 0.19 euro per km
  • Reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses


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

  • You hold a minimum of a MBO 3 degree (EQF level 3)
  • You have at least 1 year of working experience as a freight and shipping management or similar.
  • You are available for a minimum of 40 hours per week
  • You are fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • You have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Desktop applications
  • You preferably have experience with SAP R3  
  • You can apply for a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences
  • You have your own means of transportation (bicycle, moped, scooter or car)
  • You preferably live in (the area of) Terneuzen, for example in Middelburg, Vlissingen, Goes or Bergen op Zoom
You fit the following profile:
  • You have excellent planning and organizations skills
  • You have a service mindset
  • You have strong analytical skills
  • You can work independently, are self-motivated and responsible  
  • You have the ability to work towards tight deadlines
Start date
You will start your new job as soon as possible. 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!

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