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Associate Purchasing Analyst

Varied tasks, supply chain services and working for an international organization. This is your outlook when you start at Dow Chemical. Do you have a Bachelor’s degree or higher as well as experience in the oil and gas industry? Then we are looking for you. Read the vacancy and apply today!
Employment agency Manpower is looking for an associate purchasing analyst for Dow Chemical in Terneuzen.
What will you be doing?
You will be responsible for securing timely delivery of materials in the company’s collection stations or any other agreed delivery points and update company’s ERP system.

  • Providing regular and ad-hoc progress reports on PO’s status and maintain/update data in company’s ERP system
  • Establishing communication channels with all stakeholders
  • Following up on execution of meetings
  • Reviewing production schedules and making sure these are submitted on time for weekly or monthly reports
  • Assisting the supplier by improving areas which minimize delays
What’s in it for you?
  • Gross salary between 2,400 and 3,400 euros per month
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses at 0.19 euro per kilometre
  • Reimbursement of Westerschelde tunnel expenses
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • Pension accrual through Manpower after six months’ work
  • Free access to E-learning platform Studytube via Manpower
  • Full-time job of 40 hours a week
  • Fixed term Manpower contract at the Dow Service Centre
  • Possibility of a permanent contract with Dow Chemical in the long run


Job requirements 

  • A Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (preferably in Engineering or Procurement and/or Supply Chain)
  • At least 1 year of experience working as a buyer, purchaser or similar (preferably in the field of oil & gas)
  • Availability of 40 hours per week
  • Fluent in the English language (at least on a C1 level according to the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Able to apply for a Code of Good Conduct (Verklaring Omtrent Gedrag or VOG) at your local municipality
  • A valid Dutch work and/or residency permit
You preferably live in or near Terneuzen, Middelburg, Bergen op Zoom, Axel or Oostburg.

How to apply
  • Apply online using the “Solliciteer direct” button
  • To speed up the application process, we kindly ask you to send your CV in English
  • Fill in the questionnaire that appears directly after logging in and adding a short cover letter (without your answers to the questionnaire we can’t consider your application)
  • Manpower contacts you for a phone or live interview
  • Possibly, an interview will be scheduled at our client

Scholing: HBO

Over de werkgever

About the company
The Dow Service Centre in Terneuzen, which employs more than 700 talented employees, is the international service provider for the Dow Chemical Company. The Service Centre is not located on the Dow Chemical plant, but in the city of Terneuzen itself. Dow’s Service Centre employees represent over 50 different languages and nationalities from all across the world. The Service Centre supports Dow and its joint ventures in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India a wide variety of areas, such as logistics, customer service, finance, human resources, translations and much more. Not only does the Service Centre support clients during their ordering processes, they also employ people who handle tax coordination and HR activities. The Terneuzen location is part of a global service network with offices in Midland (USA), São Paulo (Brazil), Mumbai (India), Shanghai and Tianjin (China). In 2018, Dow was recognised as a Top Employer! The company supports local initiatives such as public events, festivals, and nature-related projects.

The Dow Service Centre consists of an energetic and multicultural team of talented individuals of all ages. They are all enthusiastic, curious, and enterprising colleagues!
Working hours
The working hours in this position are during regular office hours.
This is Manpower
There are benefits to working through employment agency Manpower! First of all, we will contact you shortly after you apply for one of our vacancies. This means you can start your new job as soon as possible. You will also get free access to Studytube, our online training platform. Here you can develop new skills or brush up on your old ones to keep yourself in tip-top shape for tomorrow’s job market! After working via Manpower for six months, you will also start accruing pension.

Wat wij bieden

2400,00-3400,00 bruto per maand

Uren per week: 40


Wil je meer informatie of heb je vragen over deze vacature, neem dan contact op met Roos Bakker via of bel 088-2828128.

Over Manpower
Bijna niets in het leven is voor mensen zó essentieel als het vinden en behouden van zinvol werk. Wat dit betekent, is voor iedereen anders. Manpower biedt tijdelijke, flexibele en vaste banen. Onder meer binnen de financiële en zakelijke dienstverlening, overheid, klant contact centra, logistiek en productie. Het is onze passie om mensen verder te helpen. Dat doen we met een enorme gedrevenheid. We helpen je om succesvol te zijn bij een sollicitatie en dagen je uit om je te (blijven) ontwikkelen. Eerlijkheid vinden we belangrijk; we zijn transparant, staan open voor feedback en we doen wat we beloven.


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