Research & Development












Research & Development

Stepan R&D teams across the world strive to deliver products and technologies that make a difference and meet the emerging needs of our customers and society. Our ambition is to innovate, bring science to sustainability, and turn local insights into global solutions. We do this by creating work environments that emphasize trust and collaboration, foster productive and versatile teams, and by developing excellent leaders.

We invest over $50 million in R&D every year, with teams in Brazil, China, France, Mexico, Poland, Singapore and the United States. This includes investments in new instrumentation and technologies to equip our scientists with the tools they need to solve customer problems.

Supply chain management affects product and service quality, delivery, costs, the customer experience, and ultimately profitability. Exceptional supply chain management minimizes cost, waste and time in the production cycle. It is critical to enabling the organization’s growth and long-term stability.

Stepan’s 230+ scientists and engineers have opportunities to contribute in diverse ways, from early stage research on molecular design and modeling, to partnering with customers on new product concepts through small scale production to commercialization.

Stepan R&D regularly recruits experienced and graduate scientists in the following areas:

  1. Chemical synthesis
  2. Formulation science
  3. Process chemistry and engineering
  4. Materials science
  5. Analytical science
  6. Microbiology
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Maintenance Manager Research & Development Elwood, IL, US, 60421
Research & Development Elwood, IL, US, 60421
Senior Technical Development Specialist
Senior Technical Development Specialist Research & Development Remote, GB
Research & Development Remote, GB