Campus Fresh Graduate - Production Engineer (m/f/d)

February 22, 2024



At Dow, we believe in putting people first and we’re passionate about delivering integrity, respect and safety to our customers, our employees and the planet.  

Our people are at the heart of our solutions. They reflect the communities we live in and the world where we do business. Their diversity is our strength. We’re a community of relentless problem solvers that offers the daily opportunity to contribute with your perspective, transform industries and shape the future. Our purpose is simple - to deliver a sustainable future for the world through science and collaboration. If you’re looking for a challenge and meaningful role, you’re in the right place.

About you and this role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Engineer (m/f/d) to support the Production team at our site in Stade, Germany.

As a Production Engineer, you will ensure the safe and reliable operation for our on-site manufacturing plants. You will also act as a key resource by applying technical skills to optimize plant operations, to resolve problems and to enable low-cost operations. Dow Production Engineers generate tremendous value to Dow through their knowledge, skills, and abilities.

In this role, you will collaborate with operators, engineers, and leaders and be part of an international environment, where you can explore, exchange ideas, and implement them.


  • You will work closely with the operations team leveraging their problem-solving skills and technical expertise
  • You will ensure Most Effective Technology (MET) is understood and utilized and that process automation is used as a tool to optimize plant performance.
  • You will partner with experts to perform advanced troubleshooting and improve and document operating discipline
  • You will diagnose and document root causes of asset utilization losses in the facility
  • You will respond urgently to plant issues and emergencies
  • You will participate in the implementation of an effective Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) program


  • University degree in process engineering or similar
  • Fresh graduates or maximum of 2 years working experience in production, process control/engineering, or maintenance
  • Experience in interacting with interdisciplinary teams and with external customers
  • Knowledge and experience in quality management and its implementation
  • Solid MS-Office user knowledge
  • Experience in prioritizing tasks with excellent time management and a safety-first mentality
  • A team player who is willing to integrate and collaborate
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Innovative and open-minded personality
  • Working proficiency in both German and English languages
  • Motivated to grow and develop in an environment that fosters continuous learning

Benefits – What Dow offers you

We invest in you.

Dow invests in total rewards programs to help you manage all aspects of you: your pay, your health, your life, your future, and your career.  You bring your background, talent and perspective to work every day. Dow rewards that commitment by investing in your total wellbeing.  

Here are just a few highlights of what you would be offered as a Dow employee:

  • Equitable and market-competitive base pay and bonus opportunity across our global markets, along with locally relevant incentives.
  • Benefits and programs to support your physical, mental and emotional well-being, to help you get the care you need...when you need it.
  • Competitive retirement program that may include company-provided benefits, savings opportunities, financial planning and educational resources to help you achieve your long term financial-goals.
  • Become a Dow shareholder through various employee stock programs.
  • Opportunities to learn and grow through training and mentoring, work experiences, community involvement and team building.
  • Workplace culture empowering role-based flexibility to maximize personal productivity and balance personal needs.
  • Global Paid Time Off (PTO) policies:
  • Paid time off for new parents (birthing and non-birthing, including adoptive and foster parents).  
  • ​Paid time off to care for family members who are sick or injured.  
  • Paid time off to support volunteering and Employee Resource Group’s (ERG) participation.

Join our team, we can make a difference together.