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Veterans Preferred - 2021-2022 Campus Graduate - Supply Chain Rotational Program

Company: The Dow Chemical Company
Location: Midland
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Dow's Supply Chain Rotation Program has exciting and challenging fulltime opportunities available for individuals who are graduating in late 2021 or in Spring / Summer 2022 with a Bachelor's or Master's in Logistics / Transportation, Supply Chain Management, Engineering (operational/industrial, applied, mechanical, packaging and chemical), or Business Administration graduates with a related concentration who are interested in developing their career within a large global company's Supply Chain function.

The candidate will be hired into the Rotational Program, where they may have the opportunity to experience two distinct one-year rotation assignments that provide the ability to explore the various aspects of Supply Chain, emerging with a well-rounded perspective of Dow, Business Services and the Supply Chain function.

Dow's Corporate Headquarters in Midland, MI is home-base for the Rotation Program, with one-year assignment opportunities possible at our other major sites in Freeport and Houston, TX, and Plaquemine, LA.

Supply Chain at Dow assures supply and delivers results to Dow's customers and our own operations. Our objective is to be flexible and reliable with the solutions we provide our customers, suppliers, and Dow businesses to ensure the synchronous flow of materials and information through our manufacturing plants to our customers. This ultimately leads us to safe, uninterrupted service and supply across the globe.

The Supply Chain function is an excellent way to broaden your experience, skills, network of colleagues, and knowledge of Dow by having opportunities during the early stages of your career. Working within the Supply Chain function provides the ability to understand how these service lines and functions interact and support each other within Dow, which results in a well-rounded perspective of Dow and its Supply Chain function.

Examples of rotation assignment roles include:

  • Design & Modify: Identify and implement, through project work, supply chain improvements to a single business, multiple businesses or an envelope. Activities may be regional or global.
  • Outplant Operations: Directing and administering operations at contract warehouses, rail/truck transloading and bulk liquid terminal locations to ensure safe and efficient handling and storage of Dow product as it moves through the supply chain.
  • Import/Export: Implementation and management of key elements of the International Logistic work processes; managing import/export activities out of North America for a business
  • Improvement: Lead supply chain improvement programs for a business - data mining & analysis, project identification, project leadership, new technology implementation
  • Logistics: Help assess logistics needs and capabilities of various modals (road, truck, rain, marine) to ensure delivery requirements are met. Identify barriers and deliver alternative solutions and strategies
  • Planning/Scheduling: Manages balance of supply and demands for materials, packaging, and/or assets

    Primary Responsibilities include:
    • Assess and/or model material and information flows across the supply chain at tactical and/or strategic levels.
    • Identify and evaluate related trade-offs involving inventory levels, conversion costs, logistics costs, asset utilization, productivity and customer service.
    • Help to design, optimize and leverage supply chain infrastructure.
    • Work with a Supply Chain Design Leader to help facilitate strategy development and direction related to technology implementation, capital investment, postponement, sourcing, and exploiting the supply chain to create competitive advantage.
    • Help to identify supply chain related (systems, work processes, tools, hardware) Most Effective Technology (MET) and best practices.
    • Work with a Supply Chain Design Leader to help lead, manage and integrate complex cross-functional, inter-business, multi-area projects and relationships, and achieve desired results.
    • Help to develop innovative solutions, approaches, methodologies and service offerings that address (present and future) business supply chain requirements.

      Minimum requirements:
      • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required in one of the following disciplines: Logistics / Transportation, Supply Chain Management, Engineering (operational/industrial, applied, mechanical, packaging and chemical) or Business Administration with a related concentration and interested in a career within the Supply Chain function.
      • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.700/4.000, but seeking cumulative GPA of 3.000 and higher preferred.
      • A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis. Applicants who do not indicate that they have the necessary permanent work authorization will not be considered for this US-based position.

        Dow Offers:
        • A robust total rewards program, including: competitive base pay, variable pay that rewards individual, team, and Company performance, and comprehensive benefits
        • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment
        • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth
        • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world
        • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

          About Dow

          Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

          As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com .

          Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

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