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ReAction Program

Ready to return to work, pivot from your position or relaunch your career?

Work-life balance looks different for all of us. We’re here to help you find what works for you. Whether you’ve left the workforce to care for your family, taken an extended medical leave, you were actively serving your country, or have taken time off for educational reasons, Program ReAction is the chance for motivated individuals to return to work and have a long-term career with Dow.

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About our Returnship Program

If you’re hired into the returnship program, we will help you pivot in your role or go back to work in a full-time role, such as, Improvement Engineer, Chemist, and Process Safety Focal Point. This allows you to learn job skills through interacting, engaging, and being mentored by experienced Dow business and functional leaders to aid in your return to work.

Learn job skills throughout the program

Gain technical and organizational skills
Apply these skills to drive the plant level continuous improvement program targeted at delivering maximum value from the assets, while continuously improving process safety and production efficiency as an Improvement Engineer
Support various operations
Support manufacturing operations, lab technology and method upgrades by conducting laboratory analyses and evaluating results, as needed, which provides critical data as a Chemist
Improve business strategies
Partner with the Technology Center and EH&S leaders to implement business strategies for meeting EH&S goals as related to process safety and provides Process Safety expertise for Management of Change as the Process Safety Focal Point
Drive continuous improvement
Review and providing recommendations to enhance the distribution network, and by ensuring current manufacturing strategies are appropriate
Lead and develop
Tactical plans across the assigned plants – while maintaining strong linkage into Plants to ensure conformance to schedule and drive labor / capacity plans, and into Areas to secure customer service delivery
Develop plans
Support new item introductions, ensuring product availability for all customers, as well as item discontinuations, mitigating product obsolescence

Read testimonials from current employees


“ReAction is an opportunity for individuals who left the workforce for various reasons and have a desire to restart their careers with an innovative science company that respects and rewards them for the skills and life experiences they bring to the workplace.”

Jennifer Pfeiffer
Global Operations Director, Industrial Intermediates and Infrastructure
Auburn, Michigan

“Project ReAction allows a path for talent to re-enter the workforce and provides an advantage for Dow in hiring proven, highly skilled professionals.”

Gretchen Lupher
Senior Analytical Director
Lake Jackson, Texas

“ReAction. I think it is one of the most important demonstrations on the importance of a diverse workforce for a better success of our businesses. I am looking forward to seeing the excellent candidates and brilliant talents we can welcome to Dow in the near term.”

Sandra Martins
Senior Site Manufacturing Director
Carrollton, Kentucky

“As a site leader, we are continuously looking for talented individuals with different perspectives and backgrounds. I am extremely excited about the ReAction program and what it can offer to the individual, site, and Dow.”

Nicholas Powell
Site Manufacturing Director
Elizabethtown, Kentucky

“We are actively looking for talented people to join Dow Integrated Supply Chain. We welcome people who have experience, but may have stepped away from the workforce for a while. This is a great opportunity to bring diverse backgrounds and experiences to our growing team.”

Greg Jozwiak
VP - Integrated Supply Chain
Midland, Michigan


Apply now for the ReAction return to work program

ReAction is designed to help you pivot in your career or for re-entering the workforce and joining Team Dow. The unique program offers full-time roles with benefits and competitive wages.


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