Pasadena Operator


Pasadena, TX, US, 77507

Job Description

•    Responsible for supporting Stepan's Safety, Environmental & Responsible Care policies including shutting down the equipment to avoid unsafe or environmental incidents
•    Safely manufactures alkoxylation products by following approved process instructions; this includes monitoring and maintaining all area equipment within specified guidelines
•    Performs analytical testing on wastewater, and stormwater using a variety of analytical equipment
•    Monitor recording instrument s, flow meters and other indicators as well as listen for warning signals in order to verify conformity of process conditions 
•    Responsible for safe handling of material, including loading and off -loading raw materials and finished products in railcars, tank trucks, iso-containers 
•    Performs in-process analytical testing on finished products using a variety of analytical equipment 
•    Safely off-loads ethylene oxide (EO) & propylene oxide (PO) railcars to storage tanks. Both EO & PO are highly hazardous raw materials
•    Collects data and accurately calculates material balances
•    Responsible for organizing own work including scheduling breaks so that work is not interrupted
•    Responsible for inspecting equipment prior to each shift to ensure proper operating condition
•    Responsible for writing work orders for malfunctioning equipment 
•    Responsible for training new and/or transferred operators
•    Support all Environmental, Health, and Safety Programs, policies, and regulation s
•    Responsible for participating in additional training including regulatory t raining, PHA reviews, PSSRs, safety meetings etc. as required to support EH&S objectives
•    Be an active member of the Stepan site emergency response team and complete required training as required
•    Perform other job-related duties as assigned with a high degree dedication to safety and environmental stewardship



•    Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision and in a team environment
•    2+ years of chemical manufacturing or other related industrial experience
•    Certification in Process Technology preferred
•    Able to read, review and interpret P& ID' s
•    Previous experience with Inventory Management System (SAP), Microsoft Office.
•    Must have excellent analytical approach to problem solving
•    Well organized with a focus on managing multiple tasks, safety conscious, responsible and reliable
•    Strong communication skills both written and verbal. Detail oriented
•    Must understand chemical process operations and have the ability to recognize and respond to operational
difficulties and potential safety concerns
•    Experience with highly hazardous materials is considered an asset
•    Able to work 12 hour rotating shifts on both weekends and holiday 




•    High School diploma or equivalent




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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