2023-2024 Campus Graduate - Leadership Development Program (MBA)

THE DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY
Midland, MD
United States
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Job Description

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 this role - What you would do in this role

Dow is looking for successful candidates for the MBA Leadership Development Program who will be graduating with an MBA from an accredited University Business School program. Leadership development opportunities in Strategy and Finance. The objective of the Leadership Development Program is to create an accelerated path to senior leadership for a few exceptional people who can bring new ideas and insights to the opportunities and challenges facing Dow. In doing so, we will also create a powerful pipeline of future executive leaders for our company.

Primary Roles in the Program:

  • Analyze and recommend on enterprise-level (i.e. company-wide) strategic issues, priorities, and direction.
  • Use of Porters 5-forces, VBM, and/or equivalent strategic analysis frameworks to assess Global Business Units.
  • (GBU's) and corporate strategy, valuation creation of current and strategic alternatives.
  • Possible travel and exposure to other regions/countries as deemed appropriate for project.
  • Candidate will have the opportunity for senior executive exposure and mentoring.
  • Opportunity for Strategy or Financial Portfolio management >$200MM Profit and Loss responsibility.

Qualifications – Required education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities that are needed for this role (must haves).

  • Complete requirements for MBA degree from an accredited University's Business School.
  • A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent basis (must be a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident or qualifying Asylee/Refugee).

Preferred Skills – An expanded list of qualifications that are “nice to have”, but not essential.

  • Have prior experience with a global business, consulting, financial strategy, and management.
  • Prefer 5-7 years of work experience at an operating company

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

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth; asset integration and scale; focused innovation and materials science expertise; leading business positions; and environmental, social and governance leadership to achieve profitable growth and help deliver a sustainable future. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company in the world. 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 applications. Dow operates manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 37,800 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $57 billion in 2022. 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 call us at 1-833-My Dow HR (833-693-6947) and select option 8.