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Environmental Engineer


Wilmington, NC, US, 28401

Job Description

Stepan is seeking an Environmental Engineer to join our EHS&S team in Wilmington, NC. In this role, you will report to the EHS Leader. This person will be responsible overall compliance of the sites Environmental Programs. This includes ownership, development, implementation, reporting and continuous improvement of the site’s Environmental programs.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide facility personnel with timely technical support and guidance to maintain compliance with applicable EPA regulations, company performance standards, and site procedures.
  • Ensure reports and permit renewals & modifications, required by regulation, are generated and contain appropriate and accurate information, are complete and thorough, and submitted in a timely manner. 
  • Provide regulatory support and guidance for all new site construction, or demolition, and modifications for timely completion of projects and continued compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Serve as a technical resource to the production team as Environmental questions or issues arise
  • Identify and deliver cost reduction opportunities for area of responsibility.


  • Minimum of 18 months of working in similar or related field within a chemical manufacturing environment.
  • Candidate needs to have a general understanding and knowledge of air technology, wastewater treatment, wastewater infrastructure and design principals.
  • Candidate must be detail oriented. Technical writing skills and communication skills are required. Strong skills in Microsoft office software, familiarization with modelling software required for permit updates.
  • Strong working knowledge of Environmental Regulations


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, Chemical Engineering, or related field



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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