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Lab technician Dow Chemical Terneuzen

Klant: Dow Chemical
Opleidingsniveau: HBO
Publicatiedatum: 15 april 2019
Uren per week: 40
Salaris: Indicatie per maand
€ 2500,00 - 3300,00 per maand € 14,45 - 19,08 per uur
Vacaturenummer: V-0027240
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  • Reiskostenvergoeding
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  • Extra studie- en opleidingsbudget
  • Gratis parkeergelegenheid

Over de functie

Are you a chemistry aficionado with a Bachelor’s degree or higher? Are you passionate about research and development and are you looking for a position where you can make a contribution with your skills and knowledge? And are you available full-time? Then Manpower has the perfect job opportunity for you!

Employment agency Manpower is looking for a chemical science technologist for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.

Working activities
As a lab technician you will be performing the following working activities:

  • Developing and maintain excellent knowledge of catalyst screening, reactors, equipment, and catalyst synthesis procedures
  • Operating HT reactors and provide initial data analysis
  • Synthesizing and characterize catalytic materials
  • Maintaining laboratory equipment as needed
  • Documenting work in a timely fashion in electronic data books (ELN), Dow internal reports, and patent disclosures as appropriate
  • Communicating results and progress to technical teams, supervision and management through oral presentations

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. In 2018, Dow was recognised as a Top Employer! The company supports local initiatives such as public events, festivals, and nature-related projects.

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 Manpower and Dow Chemical have to offer you?

  • A gross salary between 2,500 and 3,300 euro per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses of 0,19 euro per km and Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Pension accrual through Manpower
  • 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

Functie eisen

Job requirements
What makes you the perfect candidate for the position of lab technician? You should meet the following requirements:

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in Process Chemistry, Chemistry, Chemical Technology or similar (of course we also welcome Master’s degree alumni and those with a PhD!)
  • You have at least 2 years of working experience as a lab technician or similar
  • You are proficient in English and Dutch
  • You are available for a minimum of 40 hours per week
  • You are willing to travel to Terneuzen for work
  • You live preferably live in or near by Terneuzen, for example in Middelburg, Vlissingen or Bergen op Zoom, or you are willing to move to the Terneuzen area
  • You have your own mode of transportation (bicycle, moped, scooter or car)
  • You possess a valid Dutch work and/or residency permit
  • You can apply for a certificate of conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) that shows you have not committed any criminal offences
Starting date
In agreement, you will start as soon as possible. Are you interested in this position? Don’t hesitate and apply using 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
If the vacancy is still featured on Manpower’s website? Then we are still looking for suitable candidates!
We are looking forward to your online application!

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