Overview

Job Locations:
Midland (MI, USA)
Houston (TX, USA)

Our Purpose

Join a team that’s passionate about partnership. With careers at Dow, we take time to explore questions and talk to each other. We love to learn. Our people are driven by limitless curiosity.

We are an innovative, customer centric, inclusive, and sustainable materials science company.

            -Employing 36,500 individuals

            -Across 109 manufacturing sites

            -In over 31 countries

Our portfolio of products and solutions include:

Plastics: With new technology trends, our plastic additives can be experienced in many everyday items including vinyl, blow-molding bottles, film, rigid containers, PVC plastics, siding, decks and rails, foam pipes and profile formulations, window frames and high-efficiency lubricants.

Industrial intermediates: As the product of a reaction that is beneficial when used as a precursor chemical for another product, industrial intermediates can take on many shapes and forms. Ours are used in home comfort and appliance, building and construction, adhesives and lubricants, and more.

Coatings: Whether it’s a water-based coating or solvent-based coating, a thin film is deposited on materials to enhance specific properties such as enhanced performance, durability, aesthetics, and sustainability.

Silicone businesses: Our silicone-based materials can withstand more demanding applications, from those operating at extreme temperatures, to those under harsh environmental conditions for long periods of time.

Learn more about our partnerships, collaborations and innovations on LinkedIn (@Dow) or Twitter (@DowNewsroom).

We make diversity and inclusion a priority—because sharing our perspectives and building on each other’s ideas will drive innovation. Could you imagine yourself in a place like this?

About You

We are looking for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist, within Human Resources (HR) – HR Solutions. This position can be located in Midland, MI or Houston, TX, and is aligned to the HR Talent Acquisition discipline within Dow North America. You will act as a first point of contact to Dow hiring managers and candidates to deliver efficient, integrated solutions on the field of Talent Acquisition. You are a great team player that can work collaboratively and independently. You have a great client mindset and have the willingness to take extra step to generate the BEST experience for your customers. Is this you?

Your responsibilities include:

  • Lead and implement the function/site hiring strategy and hiring initiatives by closely working with HR partners and hiring managers

  • Be accountable for the full cycle recruiting process (posting through offer) for the responsible function/site with clear understanding of hiring needs and meeting those expectations during the recruiting process

  • Take the lead to define and implement the inclusive sourcing strategy and plan from both function/site and individual requisition level

  • Provide a diverse selection of pre-screened and interviewed candidates to the hiring managers in alignment with global inclusive hiring guidelines

  • Delivering a best-in-class candidate experience through the End-to-End Talent Acquisition process with ability to engage / influence candidates and prospects

  • Ensure flawless execution and problem solving of hiring activities

  • Identify opportunities for (future) improvements and participate or lead the global or regional TA projects

  • Training of new Dow recruiters on e.g. Workday/Dow processes

Your knowledge, skills & abilities include:

  • Ability to build relationships with clients through expertise and consultation

  • Good interpersonal effectiveness skills, including conflict resolution, effective two way communication and negotiation

  • Works independently, is self-motivated and accountable

  • Good team player

  • Solution oriented

  • Ability to work towards tight deadlines

  • Ability to handle confidential information

  • Facilitation and presentation skills

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree OR associate’s degree AND 5 years of recruiter experience OR relevant military experience at or above a U.S. E6 ranking OR Canadian Petty Officer 2nd Class ranking

  • A minimum of 3 years Human Resources related experience

  • A minimum requirement for this position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of HR recruiting experience

  • Workday recruiting experience

  • Previous project management experience

Note: Relocation Assistance is not available for this 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 *.