Engineering Manager


Winder, GA, US, 30680

Job Description

Stepan is seeking a Technical Manager to join our Operations team in Winder, GA. In this role, you will report to the Plant Manager. The Technical Manager provides technical leadership for the Process Engineers across production areas, assuring that EH&S, Operations, Quality, and Cost/Productivity targets are consistently met.


Key Responsibilities:

  • 4 Process Engineers report to the Technical Manager
  • Mentor and develop the Process Engineering team.
  • Provide process engineering and technical oversight to new capital project implementation from scope development to commissioning.
  • Manage technical process troubleshooting in all production areas.
  • Support, develop, and promote the use of the Stepan Quality tools as the vehicle for continuous improvement in the area – i.e., Six Sigma, ISO, SPC/SQC, and OE.
  • Participate in the production area’s completeness and depth of root cause and corrective action analyses as they relate to quality to assure thorough investigations and follow through.
  • Responsible for performance management of technical team against stated responsibilities.



  • 8+ years of relevant work experience in chemical engineering.
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience.
  • Desire and skills to be upwardly mobile
  • Experience with Six Sigma, ISO and/or other structured quality improvement tools.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering Required 



Pay range: $120,000 - $180,000

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 22 global manufacturing locations and over 2,500 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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