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ABB programmer Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Klant: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: HBO
Publicatiedatum: 31 oktober 2018
Uren per week: 40
Salaris: Indicatie per maand
€ 2500,00 - 3500,00 per maand € 14,45 - 20,23 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0023202
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Over de functie

Are you a skilled software developer with experience in process control and/or data automation? Are you fluent in English and looking for a job at an international technological company? If so, working at Dow Chemical could be a perfect fit for you! Continue reading to learn more about this interesting and challenging vacancy.
Employment agency Manpower is looking for an (ABB) programmer for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.
Working activities
Your role as a programmer at Dow Chemical is to support the so-called Dowlex mini plant with ABB software updates. You will also be creating and reorganising all of Dow’s equipment-related documentation. The mini plant is a research and development environment that supports the Performance Plastic group with developing new polymer materials.
You will be performing the following working activities:

  • Supporting the mini plant with regards to code writing for an ABB system
  • Improving the work process of registering equipment in the system
  • Supporting the relief devices revision compliance program of the mini-plant
  • Reviewing equipment information and informing stakeholders about said information
  • Creating isometrics of specific equipment in the facility
  • Collecting and uploading equipment documentation

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.
Working hours
As a programmer, you will be working in the day shift.
What do we offer you?

  • Gross salary between €2,500.- and €3,500.- per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at €0.19 per km and full reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • A part-time or full-time job for 32 - 40 hours a week
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at Dow Chemical
  • Possibility of a permanent contract with Dow Chemical in the long run
  • A vacancy for a longer period of time


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

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Chemical Engineering with an IT specialisation
  • You have at least 2 years of working experience with process control, programming and/or data automation
  • You are fluent in English (at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • You preferably speak Dutch
  • You have strong software programming skills
  • You possess excellent computer skills and are able to learn specialised software quickly
  • You preferably have experience with process control, SAP, ABB programming and/or data automation
  • You are available for a minimum of 32 hours per week
  • You are willing to travel to Terneuzen for work
  • You preferably live in the Terneuzen area, for instance in Hoek, Middelburg or Bergen op Zoom
  • You have your own mode of transport (for example, a bicycle, moped, or car)
  • You can apply for a Certificate of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences
Start date
You can start your new role as soon as possible. Are you interested in working for Dow Chemical? If so, please click 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 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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