Columbus, GA, US, 31907-9477

Pay Grade: MECH 

Applicants must satisfy job qualifications including work authorization, residence and/or language skills for the country in which the job is located unless Company-sponsorship is specifically stated as available.  

Job Description

Stepan is seeking a Maintenance Tech/Electrician to join our team in Columbus, Georgia. In this role, you will report to the Maintenance Reliability Engineer.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform general facility equipment maintenance for mechanical/electrical equipment (ex. reactors, vacuum pumps, steam boiler, oil heaters, air compressors, etc.).
  • Perform general facility equipment basic troubleshooting and repairs for mechanical equipment (ex. replacing motors, changing motor bearings, replacing a valve, etc.).
  • Perform any emergency repair activity assigned by the Maintenance Planner or the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Perform equipment calibrations
  • Perform other tasks as assigned (ex. painting, plant housekeeping, etc.).
  • Stay overtime to support emergency repairs or complete a scheduled assigned task.
  • Provides off-shift plant support as part of the on-call maintenance rotation schedule within six months of starting the position.


  • 1 – 3 Years’ experience as an industrial electrician.
  • Knowledge in maintain and troubleshoot Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Mechanical troubleshooting and installation are not required but preferred.
  • Working knowledge of tools, common appliances, and devices.
  • Manual dexterity and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.


Education:  High School Diploma – Preferred 2 years Technical Degree.

Established in 1932, Stepan Company is a major manufacturer of basic and intermediate chemicals including surfactants, polymers, as well as specialty ingredients that go into consumer, household, and institutional products such as laundry detergents, shampoos, and surface cleaners. Stepan Company currently has 20 global manufacturing locations and over 2,000 employees. We have a strong record of growth. Our growth allows us to provide meaningful career opportunities and stability to our team members. We have big goals at Stepan and know every team member will be crucial to achieving our objectives. Regardless of function, we are looking for team members who bring with them a growth mindset, an entrepreneurial spirit, and the ability to thrive in an evolving environment.


We celebrate diversity at Stepan and are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, disability, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.





Stepan is a global specialty and intermediate chemical manufacturer that has been serving a broad range of industries for over 90 years. Today, Stepan is a $2.7 billion revenue company. Our continued success is driven by the passion and commitment of our 2,500+ 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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