Dow Chemical Comany

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity.

We have embarked on the third stage of our sustainability journey with our ambitious 2025 Sustainability Goals. Through these Goals, we are collaborating with like-minded partners to advance the well-being of humanity by helping lead the transition to sustainable planet and society.

Dow Chemical Comany Brazil
Sep 07, 2018
Full time
Description Promoting the sustainability value of plastics is a primary focus for Dow. The proliferation of plastics waste in the form of litter and marine debris poses an immediate threat to our industry/business’ reputation and is receiving growing attention from the general public, media and lawmakers.    There has been a rapid increase in the number of proposed bans, fees and taxes intended to reduce or eliminate the use of plastic altogether. Through the promotion of policies and programs, Dow’s Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP) business is dedicated to advancing the vision of a “circular economy” for plastics, an important focus of the 2025 sustainability goals Dow set in 2015. The P&SP Sustainability team is one of the most active groups in Dow with multiple initiatives that address the issue of end-of-life options for plastics waste. Business communications in the sustainability arena is becoming increasingly important as the business continues to position itself as a leader in this space. Therefore, the business is seeking a dedicated professional to manage the sustainability/plastics waste communications platform for Latin America.  POSITION OVERVIEW The Packaging & Specialty Plastics Latin America Business Communications Senior Specialist for Sustainability has primary responsibility for the strategic development and tactical implementation of regional internal/external communications activities that advance the global sustainability platform of P&SP. This position will be closely aligned to the P&SP Sustainability Director for Latin America and serve as a member of a cross-functional sustainability activation team to help drive regional implementation of signature Latin America initiatives that demonstrate Dow’s commitment to solving the plastics waste crisis. The selected candidate will help position Dow as a thought leader and innovator and seek opportunities to influence consumers and other stakeholders about the benefits of plastics in society. This position reports directly to the P&SP Latin America Business Communications Team Lead and become an integral member of an accomplished and dedicated staff of business communicators and corporate affairs professionals based in Sao Paulo, Brazil - Latin America Headquarters for Dow. ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILTIES Design, align, implement and execute internal/external communication deliverables that advance the business’s strategic priorities for sustainability in Latin America. Support the business’ sustainability platform in the region   with communications outreach that touch multiple stakeholders: employees, direct customers, brand owners, retailers, consumers, NGOs and Government Agencies, among others o     Drive messaging on the value of a circular economy for plastics o     Collaborate with industry partners on special projects that demonstrate a commitment to address the issue of plastics waste: marine debris, recyclability of non-recyclable plastics Work closely with business and corporate affairs leadership to prioritize and manage the development, implementation and execution of external communication strategies to include: o     Branding and launch strategies o     Trade press media relations o     The development of videos, E-campaigns, digital tools to engage with target audiences o     Social media strategy/website Train and educate internal business and functional stakeholders to ensure alignment on sustainability messaging for external audiences. Ensure sellers, TS&Ds and marketing teams are ambassadors of our platforms in every interaction with customers, trade associations and other stakeholders Establish key metrics to measure effectiveness of communication program and activities, and ensure budgets are developed with sound fiscal rationale. Oversee regional agency mix to support ongoing outreach to target audiences across multiple channels     Qualifications ESSENTIAL JOB SKILLS Strong writing skills, creative, and innovative with an ability to interact with a variety of individuals, job levels, and cultures in a professional business environment. Subject matter expertise on external communications and stakeholder engagement. Expertise in digital marketing and social media reputation management (i.e. website, social media channels, SEO, etc.) Strong project management skills with demonstrated team leadership capabilities.  QUALIFICATIONS 5-7 years’ experience in corporate communications and/or marketing communications, preferably in a corporate sustainability role. Bachelor’s degree or higher in corporate communications, marketing, sustainability, or related disciplines. Proven ability to lead and direct marketing communications and strategic communications activities including: o     Management of communication agencies o     Tradeshows/Customer Events o     E-marketing/Social Media o     Product Advertising o     Public Relations/Media Relations Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects Flexibility to travel (20%) Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Dow Chemical Comany Terneuzen, Netherlands
Sep 07, 2018
Full time
Description The Dow Chemical Company has an interesting and challenging opportunity for an  Environment, Health & Safety Improvement Specialist (m/f)   to be based in   Terneuzen, the Netherlands .  The EH&S (Environment, Health and Safety) Improvement Specialist is responsible for supporting the Dow Benelux sites and plants regarding improvement activities and projects regarding environmental performance goals and programs.  This role has knowledge of World Leading Operations performance (WLO) goals and governmental programs and regulations. This role serves as subject matter expert and program manager for the site thriving for continuous improvement and pro-activeness in this area. This role works closely together with Environmental Specialists, Department and Functional Leaders in development and implementation of environmental improvement and sustainability projects.  Responsibilities Scope and project management expectations: Manages environmental Improvement Programs. Coordinates improvement plans defined as part of WLO performance improvements for Dow Benelux. Closely works with business and plant representatives to identify, define and maintain multi year goals and plans for environmental improvements aligned with the Dow 2025 Sustainability goals and external goals, whichever are more stringent. Collaborates with project teams of other related Circular Economy and Valuing Nature improvement projects that are related to Dow Benelux sites. Organizes Capital or Expense project budget requests and authorizations for site envelope improvement projects related to Environmental and Sustainability performance Timely identifies and defines environmental improvement goals and plans for Dow Terneuzen associated with legal requirements, findings defined in self assessments, in- and external audits and inspections. Conduct trend analysis on both structural environmental impacts from the operations and environmental incidents and special operations conditions (BBO). Maintains and improves the environmental management system including  maintaining ISO 14001-2015 certification Coordinates the yearly GEI and eMJV reporting and assists Public Affairs in writing the sustainability report for Dow Terneuzen Be auditor for internal environmental audits  in EH&S integrated and ISO14001 internal auditing. Work close together with Environmental Specialists and other Subject Matter Experts in related fields. Member of site taskforce for Environmental & Sustainability improvements. Participates in related internal and external environmental networks. Critical Success Factors   This is a key role to ensure progress in environmental compliance and improvement in line with Dows WLO and governmental environmental goals. Maintains a good relationship with governmental agencies Works closely together with EH&S Operations Regulatory Affairs and EH&S and  Sustainability goal owners and SME’s  Qualifications This position typically requires a Master degree in the respective field (Environmental sciences, Environmental Technology, Environmental Law or related). Preferably expertise in project management. Candidates for this position should have at least 3 years related experience and or 5 years of external experience in a similar role. Good knowledge of Dutch, English and preferably also French languages – verbal and written.  Good skills in handling databases and processing data. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com