Senior Administrative Assistant

Job Info

Dow has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Administrative Assistant in Seadrift, Texas.

Job Summary:

The person in this role will support the Seadrift TES organization and leadership team. The role requires considerable discretion, professionalism, and independent judgment in managing the flow of work within the area of responsibility. Works with a limited degree of supervision, with full authority of the supported leader(s).

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Provides a wide variety of secretarial/administrative support to leadership and teams within the function exercising confidentiality, tact and diplomacy.
  • Prepares correspondence, communications, and responses to inquiries on behalf of supported leader(s) with limited oversight
  • Arranges domestic and international business travel, coordinates meeting and event arrangements, and/or tracks expenses that requires a heightened level of detail
  • Monitors and tracks expenses against budgets; resolves discrepancies, and provides reports to cost center owner or budget manager.
  • Prepares expense reports for events and leaders. Acts as reviewer of department expense reports.
  • Coordinates the end-to-end delivery of department or group events or special projects
  • May act as the department focal point with external vendors, contractors, or service providers
  • Facilitation of department and interdepartmental meetings
  • Maintains key departmental work processes with high level of autonomy

Required Qualifications:

  • 7 or more years of experience in an Administrative Assistant role. Experience must include email management, calendar management, meeting coordination, and travel coordination.
  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based 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 Requirements:

  • Working experience in an industrial environment.
  • Experience with the following Dow tools: SAP, Workday, Ariba, Concur, Diamond Systems, File Share Manager and Diamond Learning.


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate strong logical thinking and computational skills.
  • Comfortable interfacing with community leaders, agencies, various levels of Dow management, and other Dow admins.
  • Able to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously and must be able to prioritize work to meet internal and external deadlines.

**The Dow Chemical Company does not offer relocation assistance for this position. This includes reimbursement for travel expenses incurred to and from test sessions/interviews. If you apply for a position that is not within the area in which you reside, you will be responsible for all costs that you incur. **

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 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

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 or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.

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