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Great People. Great Teams. Great Opportunities.
Since our beginning in 2001 Chemtrade has grown in size, sales, scope, and number of employees. We are a company that is committed to employee and community safety, is invested in sustainability, and is built on a culture of teamwork and collaboration. Our employees have chosen to find their future with Chemtrade, we hope you see your future with us also.
WELCOME Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Chemtrade
We call this our diversity strategy, but we think of it as our competitive edge. We believe every member of the Chemtrade community should know they are valued and respected for their individuality and that all are celebrated for their unique identity, the qualities they exude, and the impact they bring.
Our approach involves discovering and welcoming talent from the widest spectrum imaginable. We support a corporate culture that thrives on a broad, inclusive, and innovative range of viewpoints. Envisioning a workspace brimming with diverse perspectives aligns perfectly with our vision of effective business conduct. Frankly, we struggle to imagine any argument against this position.
"From every perspective – business, ethical, moral, cultural – it’s simply the right thing to do." Scott Rook, President, CEO
Our goal is to ensure that all those we engage with – whether staff, client, collaborator, supplier, investor, or potential new team member exploring the possibility of joining us – understand our diversity policy welcomes individuals of any background, location, role, or purpose, and is genuine reflection of our inviting and inclusive spirit.
We have important criteria for hiring and team building at Chemtrade. Experience, training, expertise, leadership, and problem-solving skills are all big parts of our vetting process. But it is also our policy to be multi and not mono. So, yes… welcome!
Sustaining an environment that recognizes the importance of Diversity and Inclusion, propels us towards achieving our vision of Creating Value through Responsible Chemistry. We believe:
- Unique perspectives and experiences are vital to our growth and success.
- Diversity of thought and the open sharing of ideas helps ensure we cultivate high-performing teams.
- We are One Team comprised of capable, talented, and diverse individuals.
- Diversity and Inclusion leads to improved innovation, greater engagement, deeper commitment, and, ultimately,
greater value for our customers.
We are committed to making lasting corporate and cultural improvements, guided by our Four Strategic Pillars, our: Leaders , People, Workplace, and Customers & Communities.
Caring at Chemtrade means…
- A workplace free from discrimination, harassment, and bullying;
- Treating employees fairly and with respect;
- A workplace culture that is diverse and inclusive, which embraces and values individual differences;
- Equal employment opportunities based on ability, performance and potential;
- Attraction, retention and development of a diverse range of talented people;
- Equitable frameworks and policies, processes, trainings and practices that limit unconscious bias;
- Flexible work practices and policies, when feasible, to support employees and their changing needs; and
- Compliance with all applicable human rights, equity, and privacy laws.
We support and encourage the formation of Employee Resource Groups. These groups, typically formed by Chemtrade employees who share a characteristic (gender, ethnicity, religion, lifestyle, interest, etc.) and others who wish to support their efforts, are formed to help promote conversation, awareness, and acceptance regarding diversity in the workplace.
Chemtrade’s business is built on collaborations. We count on our employees for their time, energy, and dedication. In return, we offer support, opportunity and reward. Our people thrive in a caring, thoughtful environment that recognizes both team and individual strengths.
A Culture of Safety – We are committed to providing a safe work environment to our employees and their ideas.
A Team-Based Environment – We encourage formal and informal teaming that creates close knit communities and enhances execution.
A Sense of Belonging – Our employees have a strong connection to the people they work with and the organization’s core values
A Place for Individual Growth and Development – We enable our employees to develop their strengths and build new capabilities to grow.
OUR VISION, VALUES, CULTURE
Our corporate Vision, along with our E.P.I.C. and S.A.F.E. mandates, are strong reminders of the principles, around which we’ve built our company and the commitments we make to ourselves, our people, and the communities we work in. For a good introduction to life at Chemtrade, read more about our Vision, Values, and Culture.
Our Vision To Create Value through Responsible Chemistry
Our Values Diverse & EPIC
Our Culture Inclusive & SAFE
What Are We Looking For?
At Chemtrade teamwork is important. We care about the success and happiness of our co-workers, being a compassionate and caring person is a very high requirement. Our teams are made up of dedicated hard-working people and we seek individuals who have the same motivation to make a difference. We are looking for contributors and problem solvers. We appreciate those who show initiative and who are able to learn from, and improve on, how we do things. We welcome leaders at all levels, who are both technically strong and people oriented.
Safety is a way of life at Chemtrade – every new employee must understand and share in the responsibility to keep themselves, and everyone around them, safe. Our primary goal is to see that each member of the Chemtrade team returns home safely every day. Visit our Sustainability page for more on safety at Chemtrade.
We work to always do better for our partners, our customers and our employees, and continuously strive to set the bar higher – we want you to be part of this success!
Characteristics of a Great Chemtrade Hire
The Chemtrade competency model outlines the attributes that we all strive to deliver and the qualities we look for in individuals we aim to hire.
PROBLEM SOLVING & STRATEGIC MINDSET
- The ability to address issues or concerns independently in ways that inspire positive outcomes.
- Managers demonstrate proficiency in critical thinking, can anticipate future outcomes, and put forward looking strategies into place
TEAMWORK & COLLABORATION
- Show ability to break down silos and work collaboratively.
- Accepts differences between employees and recognizes diversity as an advantage.
- Demonstrates a bias for taking action and getting work done. Seizes opportunities and pursues results.
- Managers proactively promote a commitment to change, and create environments that empower others to adapt, advance, evolve, and improve.
- Show the ability to learn and grow. Keep abreast of new ways of working.
- Managers actively look to develop talent and cultivate diverse teams. Diversity of thought and skills are leveraged.
- Maintain a deep understanding of internal and external customers, and be prepared to address their needs, both current and anticipated.
- Develop and apply the ability to communicate clearly, concisely, and respectfully to all audiences.
Why Choose Chemtrade?
Chemtrade is committed to the success of all its employees. With support through training, coaching and leadership, we provide an environment in which you are surrounded with people who can make all the difference in your career. Additionally, we aim to be positive contributors in the communities we operate in – always environmentally aware, ethically responsible, and safety focused.
We believe in true partnership where everyone is able to contribute, enjoy the respect of those they work with and feel valued for the work and dedication they put forward. We are continuing on our journey to build a great chemical company – join us!
We are happy to answer your most frequently asked questions. Let’s get started!
How do I apply?
Click on the blue “Current Opportunities” banner based on the country of choice on the main Careers page. It will bring you to the full list of current opportunities.
You can filter the list by using a key word, location, or job category to refine your search.
Click on the title of the position to view the full job description and company information. When you’re ready to apply simply click on the blue “Apply for this job online” button on the top right-hand corner.
Follow the instructions for consent on the next page and move forward to create an account (It’s important to create an account so that you can retrieve your application, review your history, and also receive important documents from us at time of hire). You only have to create an account once.
If you wish to submit both your cover letter and resume you may combine them into one document.
You can address your cover letter to “Chemtrade Talent Acquisition Team”.
Please ensure your resume & cover letter are uploaded as either a Word document (.doc or .docx) or as a .PDF file. This will ensure our system can accept your file extension and our team can appreciate your well-designed professional resume.
I already have an account but I forgot my username and password. How do I reset it?
Click on Create/Reset your password and follow the prompts and instructions that will be provided.
I’m not ready to apply right now, how do I make sure I don’t miss out on future opportunities?
There are several methods of remaining in contact with us so as never miss out on Chemtrade news and opportunities!
Towards the bottom of a job posting you will find a “Connect with Us” link. This will provide you with an opportunity to submit your resume for general consideration. This means we will review your resume and consider your qualifications for all of our current open positions and match you up with opportunities best suited to you. You will also receive updates on new jobs and opportunities by email so that you’ll never miss out on applying!
Follow us on LinkedIn and learn about Chemtrade’s culture and business objectives by reading up on articles, connecting with key people and keeping aware of current opportunities.
“Like” us and follow us on Facebook where we post interest pieces on several topics, including highlighting career opportunities.
A current Chemtrade employee referred me to an open position. How can I make sure they are given credit if I am hired?
As you complete the application there will be a question asking you about how you heard about this opportunity. Please select “Employee Referral” and enter the name of the person who has encouraged you to apply. We will make sure that if you are hired, your referee is given credit and accolades!
How can I determine if I’m working with an authorized Chemtrade representative or recruitment agency?
Warning About Fraudulent Recruitment Activities Please be warned that persons posing as recruiters may request that you pay a fee to have your resume considered by Chemtrade, or ask for a fee to provide you with assistance in obtaining an interview or preparing for an interview with Chemtrade, and/or they may ask for your personal information. We would like to make it clear that Chemtrade, and its approved recruiters, never require candidates to pay a fee during the recruitment and hiring process.
More specifically, if you apply for a position, receive an interview, and/or receive a job offer directly from Chemtrade, or through an approved recruiter, you will never be required to pay any money to the Company or the recruiter. In addition, we recommend that you do not disclose personal information to anyone other than Chemtrade or an approved recruiter. As noted, we may use approved recruiters to support some of our recruitment activities.
If you are unsure if you have been contacted by an approved recruiter and/or the legitimacy of a communication you have received, please contact Chemtrade at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide as much information as possible about the role you are interested in as well as the communication you havereceived.
I have applied for a position but have yet to hear back. When should I expect to receive an update on the status of my application?
We thank everyone for their time in completing an application and their interest in working with Chemtrade. We do our very best to respond to every applicant, including sending a confirmation email that your resume has been received. You will be contacted via email, text or phone to provide a status update of your application or to schedule an initial phone interview. You are also able to check on the status of your application by logging into your account.
What if I need accommodations for the interview?
Please advise our Talent Acquisition Team what kind of accommodations you require before the interview in order for us to make the proper arrangements.
Can I apply to multiple jobs?
Yes, absolutely! Please apply to all roles that meet your professional experience, skills and education. We are happy to consider you towards the best matched opportunities.
Do you keep my resume on file?
Your resume and profile remains within our database so that we can remain in contact and keep you aware of incredible future opportunities. It is important that you maintain a current and updated resume on file. We encourage you to refresh your current professional experience and contact information in order for our Talent Acquisition Team to provide the best opportunities available and contact you immediately.
Do you consider international applicants?
We consider talent and abilities from different backgrounds to be an incredible asset in our growth as an organization. Where possible, we welcome applications from different countries however before applying we encourage you to review the job requirements in detail. Please note that unless otherwise stated, candidates who reside within the local country will be considered first.