Electrical Engineering

Electrical Engineer (m/w/d)

March 15, 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 motivated Electrical Engineer (m/f/d) to join our maintenance and reliability team at our site Wiesbaden, Germany. The team is responsible for all maintenance activities as well as technical projects at the site and consists of various specialist disciplines in process engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, and automation technology.

In this key role, you will be responsible for developing maintenance strategies for high-priority equipment and continuously improving existing maintenance and reliability strategies. Additionally, you will play a crucial role in identifying critical spare parts, supporting plant strategies, capital projects and improvement goals aligned with the business goals. As the primary contact for inspections affecting electrical disciplines, your expertise will be instrumental in driving our success.


- Contribution to create a safe work environment across all manufacturing functions

- Responsible for electrical installations at production site for a safe and reliable operation

- Definition of predictive and preventative maintenance (PPM) activities based on regulatory or Dow requirements and equipment strategies. Setup of inspection plans in SAP PM

- Leadership of root cause analysis (RCA) in cross-functional teams to reduce equipment downtimes and repair cost

- Support of maintenance technicians in trouble shooting and preparation of isolation procedures and safe work permits

- Continuous improvement of existing maintenance & reliability strategies

- Participation in international networks for experience exchange and collaboration

- Site focal point for electrical design and safety in capital and maintenance projects


- Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline (electrical engineering preferred) or equivalent qualification

- Fluency in English and German, both written and spoken

Preferred skills

- Proficiency in SAP PM Module

- Knowledge about industry equipment

- Strong communication skills with the ability to steer and motivate a team

- Demonstration of independence, initiative and drive to coordinate projects

- Ensuring a safe work environment by working safely and, complying with environmental, health and safety standards

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.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) is one of the world’s leading materials science companies, serving customers in high-growth markets such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer applications. Our global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation, leading business positions and commitment to sustainability enable us to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. We operate manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employ approximately 35,900 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $45 billion in 2023. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. ​​​​Learn more about us and our ambition to be the most innovative, customer-centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world by visiting www.dow.com(opens in a new tab).

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(opens in a new tab).