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Columbus, GA, US, 31907-9477

Stepan Company located in Columbus, GA is seeking to fill the postion of E&I Maintenance Mechanic inspects, tests, repairs, installs, and maintains electrical and instrumentation for production and process equipment in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications. Will need to provide support for all aspects of maintenance for a chemical facility including but not limited to:

  • Rebuilding, replacement and alignment of rotating equipment.
  • mechanical repair of process equipment of tanks, vessels, heat exchangers and columns

           electrical repair up to and including 480v service


  • Adheres to all HSE, procedures
  • Operates equipment in a safe and correct manner and ensures that people wear correct PPE
  • Responds to near misses and dangerous occurrences. Assists with accident investigations
  • Assists safety audits and inspections and completes actions on time
  • Accepts responsibility for teams housekeeping standards within area
  • Uses all the appropriate guarding on machine tools
  • E/I must also follow lockout/tagout procedures & NFPA 70E policy


  • Sets and promotes high maintenance standards
  • Ensures adherence to paperwork and computer systems
  • Responsible for all types of maintenance repairs including pump repair, building repair, with a strong understanding   on electrical and instrumentation.
  • Inspect, test, troubleshoot, repair, install, and maintain electrical equipment including but not limited to motors (all types), starters, breakers, transformers, isolation switches, relays, fuses, resistors, air conditioning, valves, AC Drives, DC Drives, electrical cable, fiber optic cable, coaxial cable, conduit, receptacles, PLC’s, heaters, control panels, lights & lighting panels, cranes or other lifting devices, distributive controls, UPS, fire & emergency alarms, , disposal of bulbs and other hazardous material, open and close shutters on nuclear devices, and cable trays.
  • Responsible for all aspects of Stepan Instrumentation and/or electrical activities including but not limited to the day-to-day upkeep and calibration of process control equipment and safe operations of the Plant Facility.
  • The E&I Technician will follow the schedule for periodic testing, maintenance and calibration of instrumentation, control and electrical equipment in the facility.
  • The E&I Technician will be required to repair or replace electrical equipment control system end devices.  
  • The E&I Technician will have a working knowledge of PLC devices and configuration of configuration of plant process control system programming including but not limited to, SCADA and motor controls will be required. 
  • The E&I Technician must be able to follow both verbal and written instructions.
  • Shift E/I must respond to calls from production or maintenance in a timely manner, attend weekly production start of shift safety meetings, and communicate issues through verbal & written means.

Eductional Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • 1-2 years technical school or equivalent.
    • Experience of 3-5 years in maintenance environment.

Job Description



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 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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