Dow Chemical Static Equipment Specialist in Zeeland, Netherlands

The Dow Chemical Company has a very interesting job opportunity for aStatic Equipment Specialist m/fto be located at our siteTerneuzen, the Netherlands.

Job Overview:*

A position for a Static Equipment (PCE) Specialist is open within the Process Contained Equipment (PCE) Discipline of Design Engineering within the Technical Expertise & Support department located in Terneuzen, the Netherlands.

The PCE discipline handles

  • Static (PCE) equipment: pressure vessels, all types of heat exchangers (shell & tube, plate & frame, air cooled, spiral), towers including tower internals, storage tanks, silo’s, hoppers, bins, etc.

The purpose of this job is direct plant support, specification / ordering of new static equipment, modification of existing static equipment and to coordinate design activities in order to produce information and documentation for the piping, civil and electrical disciplines both internally as well as externally.

Key Responsibilities include:*

  • Responsible for the front end loading of projects and definition of the requirements for equipment in cooperation with process engineering and / or plant people and / or technology centers.

  • Responsible for the writing and reviewing the inquiry specification, evaluation of quotations and approval of supplier documents.

  • Responsible for technical contacts with the suppliers, assistance in on time delivery and within budget.

  • Responsible for the design of modifications to existing equipment.

  • Responsible for PCE input to other disciplines, construction and maintenance.

Education/Certification Requirements:

  • Minimum Master degree in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Fluent in English; in addition preferably also fluent in Dutch or willing to learn Dutch.

  • Knowledgeable on other discipline is a supplementary asset, e.g. maintenance, inspection.

Required experience and skills include:

  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience with design of equipment.

  • In-depth knowledge of applicable design codes.

  • In-depth knowledge of the majority of common static (PCE) equipment.

  • Ability to effectively work with a wide variety of people, including other disciplines and other cultures.

  • Strong written and oral communications skills.

  • Proficiently in the use of Microsoft software.

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:


Static Equipment Specialist



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