Dow Chemical Lead Analytical Specialist (Analytical Chemist) in Niedersachsen, Germany

The company is looking forLead Analytical Specialist (Analytical Chemist) (m/f)withinAnalytical Sciences Laboratory* to be based inStade, Germany.


With practical experience and affinity towards hyphenated chromatographic (LC, 2D LC, SEC, GC) and mass spectrometric (MS) analysis techniques.

The primary focus of the job is in method development and problem solving for chemicals and plastics characterization in collaboration with manufacturing, research and development and technical development groups in Dow Europe. Apart from a theoretical and practical knowledge of chromatographic-mass spectrometric analysis techniques interest in organic and polymer chemistry is a plus. This position includes problem-solving through the use of multiple analytical techniques. In our daily work we handle multiple projects in parallel. Local and global team work with manufacturing and research colleagues is an important part of this versatile position.


  • PhD or experienced MSc in (applied) chemistry with background in analytical chemistry.

  • Interest and documented expertise in organic and/or polymer chemistry.

  • Passion about the application of analytical chemistry in industrial problem-solving and project support across multiple businesses.

  • Self-driven personality and excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Desire to collaborate with internal clients to deliver effective solutions.

  • Fine team player in local and international teams.

  • Initiative and leadership in project management.

  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills, including technical writing and presenting in English and German.

If you picture yourself as part of a team that creates higher performance for customers and reshapes the world around us for a better future, we invite you to learn more about Dow. We offer countless possibilities for you to make a difference.

Additional information can be obtained from E-M Fruehauf PhD, tel 49 4146 91 3159.

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at:

Dow Offers

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


Lead Analytical Specialist (Analytical Chemist)



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