Manufacturing and Engineering Careers

Manufacturing and Engineering Careers

Dow people in our Manufacturing & Engineering (M&E) organization ensure that products are made in a safe, environmentally responsible, efficient, and cost effective manner in production plants around the world. They also ensure that these plants are built, operated and well maintained.The broad scope of Manufacturing & Engineering offers employees in the function the opportunity to explore different work experiences, job roles, project assignments, locations and cultures. As a result of the function’s involvement in a multitude of businesses, our employees gain experience and technical expertise with many unique chemistries, technologies and unit operations, as well as exposure to external customers and markets.There are many opportunities available in Manufacturing and Engineering:

Engineering and Construction

Employees in Engineering and Construction are focused on designing and implementing projects of varying sizes, including construction of new chemical manufacturing plants and support facilities as well as projects to improve the effectiveness of existing assets.


Employees in Production provide daily technical support to plant operating personnel in order to maintain the safe, reliable, and efficient operation of a manufacturing facility. Key areas of emphasis are environmental, health, and safety (EH&S) performance, product quality, maintaining & optimizing operating costs, and all aspects of plant technical performance such as yield, energy efficiency, production rates and asset utilization.


Employees in Maintenance provide engineering support to solve equipment related issues that reduce overall production rates in manufacturing facilities.Maintenance/Reliability engineers provide technical expertise that result in the increase of mechanical reliability of equipment in the production unit.Maintenance engineers support maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment. They work closely with the plant maintenance group to develop the best immediate repair methods for equipment.Reliability Engineers utilize reliability and predictive tools & technology to help prevent unexpected equipment outages that minimize the long-term cost of ownership of a manufacturing facility. Reliability Engineers lead and/or participate in root cause failure investigations of broken down mechanical equipment and work on improving operating discipline to maintain long-term equipment reliability of Dow assets.

Technology Centers

Dow’s chemical process technologies are managed by employees in our global Technology Centers, which provide the technical expertise to support, develop and advance the company’s technologies globally.


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