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Global planner Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Klant: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: HBO
Publicatiedatum: 08 november 2018
Uren per week: 40
Salaris: Indicatie per maand
€ 3000,00 - 3600,00 per maand € 17,34 - 20,81 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0023198

Over de functie

Do you have great computation and/or logical thinking skills? Have you worked in supply chain management, M&E or logistics for at least five years? And are you looking for a full-time job at an international company? If so, Manpower has a fantastic job for you at Dow Chemical! Keep reading to learn more about this position.
Employment agency Manpower is looking for a global planner for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.
Working activities
In your role as a global planner, you make important demand-driven decisions regarding the coordination of supply of crude 1,3 Dichloropropene to several locations. You decide what needs to be made, when it needs to be made and where it needs to be made. You will also need to balance supply and demand over a 12 – 24 month planning horizon to achieve optimal product availability and supply chain efficiencies.
Your job includes the following primary responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the area as well as the global supply, inventory and demand balances
  • Determining most effective product sourcing costs
  • Resolving demand imbalances
  • Engaging in cross-functional efforts to improve performance
  • Leading and facilitating business S&OP processes
  • Preparing and participating in team meetings
  • Setting inventory targets that match business and corporate strategies
  • Tracking supply chain performance data, key performance metrics
  • Generating improvement opportunities
  • Ensuring that S&OP forecasts and business financial estimates are aligned
  • Building scenarios of production and supply chain capabilities and limitations
  • Leading or participating in improvement initiatives
  • Aggregating supply-demand balances, inventory estimates and other key information

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

  • Gross salary between €3,000.- and €3,600.- 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 full-time job of 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 hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree
  • You possess demonstrable logical thinking and/or computation skills
  • You have at least 5 years of working experience in supply chain management, customer service, logistics and/or M&E
  • You have an excellent command of the English language (at least C1 level according to the Common European Framework for Reference of Languages)
  • You are also fluent in German (C1 level or higher)
  • You have experience with SAP
  • You are preferably APICS-certified
  • You are available for 40 hours per week
  • You are willing to travel to Terneuzen for work
  • You preferably live in or near Terneuzen, Goes or Middelburg
  • You have your own means of transportation (bicycle, moped, motorcycle or car)
  • You can apply for a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences
Start date
In agreement, you will start at Dow Chemical as soon as possible. Are you interested in this position? 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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