Dow Chemical Production Engineer (Young graduate) in Hainaut, Belgium

The Dow Chemical Company is looking for aProduction Engineerfor the site inSeneffe, Belgium.


Reporting to the Production leader, the Production Engineer will work as a technical resource to coach and assist the operations team to optimize and improve Environmental, Health & Safety, production throughput, product quality, reliability of supply, and to work with the business supply chain scheduler to effectively utilize the plant’s capacity and product mix.

The production Engineer acts as a technical resource for Operations personnel, applying technical skills within Manage Production, to optimize plant operations, resolves plant problems and enables safe and efficient production of low cost, quality products.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Understands all applicable process technology, equipment and control technology. Works with Technical Advisor and plant personnel to optimize operations to meet Business and plant goals. (Environmental, Health & Safety, Production, cost, quality, energy, reliability).

  • Ensures Operating Discipline / Operating Discipline Management System requirements are met and include appropriate MET (Most Effective Technology).

  • Participates when required in advanced trouble shooting and coaches others to learn these skills.

  • Provide leadership and direction in the day to day decision making for the operating area of responsibility.

  • As required participates on and leads teams in his/her area of accountability

  • Supports plant roles in procedure usage, creation, reviews, updates and approvals when assigned.

  • Improves site Quality performance (Final Quality, First Pass Quality, …)

  • Assists Asset Utilization management

  • Provides Six Sigma Methodology and technical support to projects

  • Assists the Process safety focal point with Implementation of Dow’s process safety principles. These principles cover Design, Installation and Operating Practices.

  • Ensures effective New Product Introduction in the site. Helping plant in scale up new products.

  • Managing some capital projects for the site/plant

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Plant : local, interacting with plant peers

  • Number of Direct Reports : none

  • Influential / indirect leadership to a wide variety of level

  • Basic/Required Qualifications: *

  • Chemical or Mechanical Engineer (Master degree).

  • Young graduate (From no experience to Max 1 year)

Desirable/Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong technical, Teamwork and basic financial knowledge and skills

  • Strong problem solving skills

  • Strong sense of ownership

  • Influential/persuasion leadership and communication skills; flexible and adaptable to changing needs,

  • Analytical and anticipation skills

  • Language: French & English are mandatory. Dutch would be an advantage.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of The Dow Chemical Company and DuPont with the intent to form strong, independent, publicly traded companies in agriculture, materials science and specialty products sectors that will lead their respective industries through productive, science-based innovation to meet the needs of customers and help solve global challenges. For more information, please visit us at:


Production Engineer (Young graduate)



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