Dow Chemical Chemical Engineer in The Netherlands, Netherlands

The Dow Chemical Companyhas an interesting opportunity for a Chemical Engineerwithin our Hydrocarbons R&D team to be located in Terneuzen, The Netherlands.

Hydrocarbons R&D Terneuzen executes several projects in the Advantaged Olefins R&D program. Some of these projects are aligned to the Dow 2025 sustainability goals, such as the Steel2Chemicals project. In this project, Dow collaborates with the steel industry to reduce their CO2 emissions and give Dow access to circular carbon originating from steel production (blast furnace gas). The program has successfully attracted co-funding from the EU and the Dutch government and is currently developing a pilot line for the separation of CO2 from the steel mill waste gasses. This CO2 can be valorized in CCU projects or stored underground (CCS). A second project line will be the design, engineering, construction and operation of a CO conversion pilot line. In this unit, technologies that have been developed in the Terneuzen R&D labs will be scaled-up and demonstrated in a relevant technical environment, i.e. the steel mill.

Key responsibilities:

  • Design & engineering of the CO conversion pilot line (focus on engineering & safety)

  • Supervise the day-to-day operations of the CO2 pilot line in Gent (focus on experimentation)

  • Act as an interface between the Dow organization, the pilot line vendor, and the steel companies during the construction, commissioning & operation phase

  • A Master's or a PhD Degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent Candidates with PDEng are encouraged to apply

  • 3 to 5 years of (industrial) experience in Chemical Engineering or a similar role

  • Strong engineering skills

  • Keen interest in sustainable technology development

  • A background in catalysis and/or in (chemical) operations is helpful

  • A strong focus on project management and safety-related aspects for off-site operation is required

  • Fluency in English, Dutch is an asset

About this Posting

The Dow Chemical Company values the benefits that diversity can bring. Dow is looking for individuals best suited for this role regardless of nationality, origin, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age.

The positions represented by this job posting are aligned to one of the three divisions, Agriculture, Materials Science or Specialty Products. Additional information on division alignment will be provided during the recruitment process.

About DowDuPont

DowDuPont (NYSE: DWDP) is a holding company comprised of Dow 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.


Chemical Engineer


Netherlands-The Netherlands-The Netherlands

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