Maintenance & Engineering Manager


Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Maintenance and Engineering Manager to work in our Pasadena Manufacturing facility in Pasadena, TX, reporting to the Plant Manager. This position will provide leadership to the maintenance, reliability and engineering functions. They will improve maintenance work execution effectiveness and ensure compliance with Process Safety Management Mechanical Integrity requirements.

The candidate will have the great opportunity to be part of a new plant design, build and start-up!


Key Responsibilities:    

  • Lead incident free performance through diligent safety efforts and job safety planning
  • Provide planning and direction for the maintenance organization to improve, maintain and repair facilities and equipment to ensure optimal reliability and lowest life cycle cost.
  • Establish long-term maintenance and reliability strategies and improvement plans.
  • Lead the preventative and predictive maintenance programs
  • Establish maintenance and storeroom performance metrics
  • Manage small site capital projects, plant maintenance budget and associated spending.



  • Minimum 5 years in chemical, oil & gas industry experience
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance and reliability experience 
  • Familiarity with applicable industry codes and standards (e.g. ASME, API, etc.)
  • Highly developed communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Effective problem solving, troubleshooting and organizational skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering required



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.

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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