Information Systems Development Program
Become part of Dow’s digital transformation journey and find the answers to tomorrow’s challenges! Via our 3-year Information Systems Development Program you will get the opportunity to learn, develop, collaborate and rotate through 3 different Dow Information Systems teams in Terneuzen (NL), one of our global Information Systems centers – and Dow’s second largest manufacturing site worldwide.
The Dow Information Systems Defined Development Program (DDP) is a program designed to provide you the opportunity to broaden and deepen your functional and technical skills, expand cross-discipline expertise and develop your soft skills as an Information Systems professional. You will be assigned to a 3-year rotational program with upfront defined job assignments. In these 3 different job assignments you will get familiar with Dow technology, work processes and client interaction which will help you develop critical technical, functional and leadership competencies.
For our 2022 IS DDP we are looking for graduates in Finance, Economics or Supply Chain with great affinity for Information Technology, tools and systems. In collaboration with functional teams you will design, develop and support solutions and processes in scope of digital projects that directly align with Dow’s Digital Transformation. Demonstrating your analytical and IT skills you will translate data and work process designs into IT requirements and develop digital solutions to achieve customer satisfaction at the speed of business.
You will receive structured training for each of your work assignment and work on projects with colleagues from the United States, Brazil, India and China. As well you will interact with clients from any other Dow global location. Multiple senior Dow leaders will serve as mentors to guide you along the way.
The DDP offers a holistic and powerful approach to your technical, functional and professional development:
- Exposure to diversified Information Systems disciplines
By working on different assignments, you will get exposure to different Information Systems expertise areas and the opportunity to rotate based on your individual background.
- Career Development and Training
You will be offered with a tailor-made Personal Training plan that covers soft skills, IT technical and functional knowledge specific to your team and role. Your knowledge and skills are further deepened from on-job project work.
- Network and Mentoring
You will have senior leaders (both local and global) assigned as mentors for each assignment. This provides you with an initial network to help ensure success in the program as well as guidance and support throughout your career.
At the end of the program, you have gained knowledge of different IT expertise and job roles inside Information Systems. Personalized mentoring and career development support will be consistently offered from Dow senior leaders along with your career.
- You are a 2022 graduate (latest August 2022) with a Bachelor or Master’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Economics or Finance
- You are Information Technology enthusiast
- Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
- Fluent in English, Dutch is a plus
- You thrive in a diverse and global team environment
- Reliable, highly proactive and fast learner
Join our Information Systems Defined Development Program and gain exposure and work experience in different areas within Dow Information Systems!
- Sign in or create your account.
- Submit your CV in English.
- If we have successfully received your application, you’ll receive a confirmation email from us.
- If there is a match based on your profile, our recruiter will contact you for a phone/virtual interview.
- Soon after this phone interview you will hear if you are selected for an interview with the hiring team.
About Dow Information Systems (IS) & Enterprise Systems Services (ESS)
Dow’s Digital Transformation is upon us, and Enterprise Systems Solutions (ESS) is front and center in setting a new standard for how Material Science value chains operate and serve customers.
Dow’s Information Systems (I/S) solves business challenges by enabling growth through digital capabilities. Within the IS function, our ESS team creates and scales digital solutions across businesses and functions at Dow. ESS provides outstanding delivery on corporate strategic priorities by enabling end-to-end transformation, as well as collaborating throughout Team Dow to deliver business value through digitalization. Our teams serve our businesses and functions with digital solutions, such as cloud computing, machine learning, process automation and artificial intelligence, among many others. Working within the ESS organization will provide employees the opportunity to showcase their strengths and gain a deep understanding of business processes by working on challenging initiatives to advance Digital Dow. ESS is focused on developing and engaging team members through an inclusive culture. ESS provides a collaborative environment with a diverse network of co-workers. Team ESS embraces unique perspectives and strives to encourage colleagues to grow, succeed, meet the dynamic needs of the customer, and keep Dow on the leading edge of global digital transformation.