Winder, GA, US, 30680


Stepan is seeking a Chemical Operator- Drum Out to join our Production team in Winder, GA. In this role, you will report to the Production Supervisor.  The purpose of this position is to provide our customers with quality Stepan finished goods in non-bulk packaging that meets all Federal regulations and Stepan guidelines. 

Key Responsibility:

  • Filling containers based on scheduled Drum Make Orders, current Bill of Materials, Federal regulations and Stepan guidelines by hand or utilizing the drumming machine, and cross trained to Warehouse duties as well.
  • Setting up for drumming: Printing and installing labels on proper containers for product being packaged, sampling tanks, installing proper closures on containers, unloading drums from trailers and staging in warehouse (staging drums on pallets, moving to aisle), setting lines and valves to direct bulk materials to areas where drumming will occur
  • Operating forklifts, Ottawa spotters, floor sweepers and portable scales
  • Washing vessel, piping and tank trucks in addition to doing general clean-up of areas of ownership, writing safety or standard work requests on any equipment identified faulty during your work day
  • Moving out empty dry van trailers and spotting full trailers containing new containers for orders-spotting Drum Tank Trucks containing bulk material needed to fill DMO’s

Starting hourly rate:  $24.50


  • 0 - 1+ Years of chemical manufacturing and/or distribution experience
  • 0 – 1+ Years of manufacturing or other heavy industrial experience
  • Prefer previous experience with Inventory Management System (SAP), Microsoft Office, and Outlook, or show a willingness to learn.
  • Must be able to work a rotating 12-hour schedule.  This will include nights, weekends and holidays.


  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalency.

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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