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Chemical Operator


Columbus, GA, US, 31907-9477

Stepan is seeking a Chemical Operator to join our Production team in Columbus, Georgia. In this role, you will report to the Production Superintendent.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operates processes in full accordance with SOP’s
  • Operates processes to issued plan/schedule.
  • Understands the basic operation and expected performance of equipment used, carrying out fit for purpose checks and ensuring good maintenance standards.
  • Accurately records all processing records and stock movements and monitors existing paperwork for errors or discrepancies.
  • Is flexible and willing to carry out a number of different tasks across the site.
  • Readily undertakes training and willing to train others.
  • Reports any irregularities with stock levels.
  • Complete and in process analysis.



  • Understands basis of safety for processes operated.
  • Understands process alarm and safety interlock systems. 
  • Operates and maintains equipment in a safe and correct manner.
  • Handles materials correctly as specified in MSDS and wears the correct PPE specified by the PPE matrix.
  • Maintains high housekeeping standards within work area.
  • Reports incidents and unsatisfactory work practices/ conditions via the near miss or event reporting system.
  • Completes relevant area audits and checklists in accordance with specified schedule.



  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


Stepan Company does not accept or retain unsolicited resumes or phone calls and/or respond to them or to any third-party representing job seekers.




Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for 88 years. Today, Stepan is a $2 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,200 employees around the world.

Why Work At Stepan?

  1. Stable & Growing
  2. Collaborative Environment
  3. Make a Difference & Be Recognized
  4. Committed to Safety & Sustainability
  5. Value Driven Culture

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