Job Location:
Mumbai (IND)

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 the role:

Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Payroll Representative, within Human Resources (HR).  This role is part of the Payroll and Time & Absence team in the HR Solutions organization located in Mumbai, India.

The main objective of the Senior Payroll Representative role is to ensure that the employees are paid on time and accurately, in compliance with the respective country tax-legislation, agreed labor conditions, company policies and regulations. As a Payroll Representative, you will be responsible to perform and coordinate administrative and control activities on behalf of the Dow Payroll department. In your work, you demonstrate structure and process orientation, with an eye for detail.


  • Delivering Payroll, Time & Absence, and Data Management in a productive and efficient manner.
    • This includes pay processing for all employees (including retirees where applicable), validating new hires with any pro-ration, terminations, cross referencing all deductions (401k for US, medical, all other benefits, garnishments, tax, etc.)
    • Processing one time/special payments, processing corrections to pay and time, overpayments, collections of arrears, employee loans.
    • Processing updates to earnings that come in from Aviation, Dow transportation, customer, and business events, etc.
  • Processing information with confidentiality and with a high level of accuracy.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely payments to employees and local authorities.
  • Perform activities according to the Dow internal control & compliance framework including internal and external audits.
  • Represent the Payroll team in projects, improvements and change initiatives.
  • Serve as an escalation point to address employee queries/cases on payroll related matters.


  • You have a bachelor’s degree in HR, Finance, or related area.
  • You bring a minimum of 4 years of payroll experience.
  • Fluency in English is mandatory.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Workday, ServiceNow & SAP.
  • Proficiency in any other European or Asian languages is an asset.
  • Understand organizational interdependencies and experience working across functions and cultures.
  • Experience in high volume operational environments is required.
  • Experience in internal controls through prior audit participation is preferred.
  • Experience with Workday is an advantage.
  • Good problem solving, critical thinking skills and managing competing priorities.
  • By nature, this job requires a substantial amount of coordination with a variety of internal- and external stakeholders where accountability and ownership of data and processes are key.

Additional Notes:

There is no relocation support for this role.

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 Chemical International Pvt Ltd

Dow Chemical International Private Limited (Dow India) aims to be the most innovative, sustainable, inclusive customer-centric materials science company. The company is committed to delivering the right solutions to its customers’ challenges. With broadest technology sets spanning performance materials, industrial intermediates, and plastics Dow India delivers differentiated science-based products and solutions in high-growth segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, automobile, and consumer care.

A Great Place to Work® Certified company with approximately over 1000 employees, its operations comprise of manufacturing sites, innovation center, established centers of excellence, and commercial office. As a responsible corporate, the company supports its Corporate Social Responsibility (program) with technology expertise and employee volunteerism. Dow India works with non-profit partners towards the empowerment of differently abled, women, and children in communities where it operates. The company aims to redefine the societal blueprint, by supporting holistic sustainability and circular economy initiatives.

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.