Dow Chemical Project Engineer in Zeeland, Netherlands

The DOW Chemical Company has a job opportunity for aProject Engineerto be located in*Terneuzen, the Netherlands.

Core Responsibilities:*

Project Engineering is the key role in overall planning and organization of the project execution and leads the engineering team through the design phase of the project. The Project Engineer coordinates the engineering activities throughout the life of the project. They drive front end loading to ensure there is clear scope definition before engaging detailed design. Project Engineering enables adequate project control systems to allow schedule and cost forecasting as well as robust change control. They coordinate the technical contract package development and deployment for execution of the project and will direct and administer activities with the successful construction contractors and interact with outside Engineering firms when work is outsourced.

At this experience level Project Engineers doing improvement projects for site executed work at Dow’s regional engineering centers, or Project Engineer for small large projects or assistant Project Engineer for one of Dow’s global engineering centers. Core responsibilities of the Project Engineer include:

  • Drive project execution and coach team on application of the Global Project Methodology (GPM) work process.

  • Provide overall planning and organization during the design and construction.

  • Develop staffing plans.

  • Coordinate all design engineering, procurement, and construction activities.

  • Lead the project execution planning including contracting strategy development.

  • Analyze project risks and develop mitigation plans.

  • Initiate, monitor, and update the project schedule, estimates, monitor project cost and manage change to established scope and baselines.

  • Identify and take corrective action (with appropriate approval) to ensure the project goals for cycle-time, cost, and quality are met.

  • Deliver as-built and operations/maintenance documentation to the facility.


  • Master Degree in Engineering

  • Min. 8 years of industry relevant experience

  • Experience leading teams

  • Excellent communication skills, orgaizational and work coordination skills, and interpersonal skills are also critical to role success

  • Change Management

  • Has experience in managing the deliverables needed to prepare project estimates and schedules

About Dow

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


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