Process Development Specialist


Wroclaw, PL

Stepan Company is a global manufacturer specialized in intermediate chemicals used in consumer products and industrial applications. Stepan is the market leader around the world in the manufacture of aromatic polyester polyols (Stepanpol) ® , primarily used in the production of rigid polyurethane and polyisocyanurate foam.

Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Explore, develop or improve new or existing processes by offering new solutions
  • Perform syntheses of polyols required for research, development, or quality control of processes and products
  • Support  manufacturing operations with new product scale-up, new processes, optimizing existing processes, process and quality issues
  • Prepare recommendations to improve process efficiencies in the plant (e.g. reduce batch cycle time, costs, ensure environmental and health and safety compliance) and supports implementation of approved ideas – locally, and in other Stepan locations.
  • Provide input for new product introduction on safety, feasibility, process definition and quality
  • Support R&D with polyol syntheses and process development for new and existing products
  • Cooperation on a regular basis with factory located in Brzeg Dolny




Qualifications and experience:
Knowledge of chemistry, normally acquired through higher professionally recognized academic and industry accepted qualifications (B.Sc., M. Sc.)
At least 2 years on similar position
Experience of organic synthesis and chemical engineering
Substantial experience of working in a laboratory environment (R&D laboratory would be advantage)
Fluent English (spoken and written)
Proficient in using Microsoft Office (chemical databases and other software, e.g. ASPEN would be advantage)
Good communication and organization skills

We offer:
Career development opportunities in a global business
A competitive salary depending on qualifications and experience and an attractive benefit package including:  medical care ,,Medicover”, health&life insurance paid by Employer, Multisport card, social found, lunch voucher and other.
Friendly work environment

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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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