• Process R & D Implementation Engineer Jobs in Netherlands - 23788806

  • The Dow Chemical Company
  • Netherlands
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  • 3 - 6 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

Process R&D Implementation Engineer for the Plastics Process and Catalysis R&D Terneuzen, Zeeland, Netherlands

Description Dow is now hiring for the role of Process R&D Implementation Engineer for the Plastics Process and Catalysis R&D (m/f) at its Terneuzen, The Netherlands location The role is a R&D Implementation Support Engineer position and will provide support to the various Dow Polyolefins businesses within Performance Plastics The incumbent will provide manufacturing plant support for polyethylene manufacturing units including the scale-up of newly designed products, scale-up of process improvements, and the trouble-shooting of problems that prevent these assets from achieving their online and prime production targets

The incumbent in this position will become a member of a global support team based at the Terneuzen, but supporting a total of 9 traditional DOWLEX* solution polyethylene trains, 5 small loop reactor trains, and 15 world scale trains, located in 8 different countries Alternatively, the incumbent could be supporting one of several high pressure polyethylene plants - also located in a number of different countries throughout the world Regardless of which position the incumbent is selected to engage in, the initial focus of work will be primarily in Terneuzen, and as the incumbents skill set increases, they will take their place supporting the global network of facilities

Key Job Responsibilities Include

Define and conduct research across multiple project areas using in-depth knowledge and proactive application of scientific principles, theory and experimental design with working knowledge in multiple disciplines

Develop and implement technical solutions through hands-on experimentation/problem-solving for research problems that are well defined across multiple project areas

Apply scientific knowledge, technical skills, and leadership to deliver high quality scientific results that are aligned with R&D project plans and create value for Dow

Demonstrate expertise in use of experimental/computational/theoretical methods and data handling

Participate in the innovation process as it applies to your specific projects and contributing to the innovation process through new opportunity identification

Delivers presentations or reports that distill complex ideas into clear results and proposals; communicates appropriately to influence internal and external audiences

Communicate and appropriately document work in the form of internal reports/presentations and external publications/presentations (when appropriate) Draft and submit patent disclosures as appropriate

Serve as SME or project leader on large multi-disciplinary project teams to collaborate, provide technical input and deliver results aligned with team deliverables

Provide trouble-shooting support and drive problem resolution for global manufacturing plants

Collect and interpret plant process data and make recommendations for improvements

Design and lead plant experiments to understand problems and identify improvement opportunities including pre--reviews, trial document development, data interpretation and conclusions/recomendations

Participate in new product and process technology implementations in global manufacturing plants

Participate in new product and process development activities in research pilot and mini-plants

Key Attributes of an R&D Implementation Engineer include

Initiative Identifies/prioritizes improvement opportunities, develops solutions for effective implementation, secures resources, and delivers these improvements in a timely fashion Candidate will operate in an empowered and de-layered organization with a high degree of personal accountability and minimal supervision

Teamwork Demonstrates leadership skills and actively participates in team meetings Works well with a variety of key stakeholders to ensure effective implementation of projects

Technical capabilities Demonstrates strong engineering skills to appropriately identify and validate opportunities based on data analysis and interpretation

Value creation Thoroughly assesses the possible improvement opportunities and identification of the most effective solutions to significantly impact the business capital spending, operating costs and ability to maintain/improve our competitive position within the global petrochemical industry


Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion Demonstrates significant involvement in designing studies, carrying out experiments, interpreting data, etc to meet project milestones

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Ability to successfully partner with team members and stakeholders from multiple backgrounds

Strong technical network within the organization

Excellent verbal and written communication skills Ability to delivers presentations that distill complex ideas and proactively communicates results and progress to technical teams, supervision, management, and business leadership The desire to learn and understand new technology and applications is essential;

This position could require up to 20 PERCENT of the job time at locations other than the home location

Language skills English mandatory Dutch or German would be clearly beneficial

Minimum 3 years of experience in a related field

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in an Manufacturing & Engineering (plant) environment

Experience in polymer production or other chemical manufacturing processes


Master of Science Degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering is required

PhD is a plus

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Manufacturing/Industrial, Petrochemicals
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 11th Apr 2020

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