Working for Methanex in Geismar offers many opportunities to grow your career with the global leader in methanol while enjoying Louisiana's vibrant lifestyle and distinct culture.

Our facility in Geismar, Louisiana currently has an annual production capacity of 2.2 million metric tons of methanol and is a key contributor to Methanex’s global supply chain.  Methanex has a permanent workforce of approximately 200 full-time team members at our Geismar site. 

Currently, construction is underway for our third plant in Geismar, G3. The G3 project is adjacent to our existing G1 and G2 plants, and G3 will have one of the lowest CO₂ emissions intensity profiles in the industry.  G3 is scheduled to begin commercial operations by the end of 2023 or early 2024, and once commissioned, the G3 facility will be capable of producing 1.8 million tonnes of methanol per year.  

Our Geismar site offers the unique combination of a family oriented working environment with global opportunity. Our team members have the ability to make a real impact through regular collaboration with both our local and global colleagues on various initiatives, projects and teams.   At Methanex, you are truly a name and not just a number.

Methanex has been recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report. 

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Job Categories in USA – Geismar

  • Administration

    The Administrative Support team spans every department within Methanex to offer continuous support to each team.

  • Engineering & Technical

    The Engineering and Technical team delivers quality engineering expertise, technical services, and innovative solutions to ensure our plants operate safely, reliably, and efficiently.

  • Environment, Health & Safety

    The Responsible Care (Environment, Health, and Safety) team is dedicated to ensuring the sustainability of our business practices by focusing on the safety and health of the environment, our people, and the communities where we do business.

  • Finance

    The Finance team provides accurate and meaningful financial information to our shareholders on a quarterly and annual basis. Finance also provides management with financial data for planning and decision-making and conducts forecasting activities to determine how our resources can be best allocated and invested.

  • Global Communications and Stakeholder Relations

    The Global Communications and Stakeholder Relations team is responsible for the strategy and execution of the company’s external and internal communications, including brand and reputation management, employee communications, media and government relations, and corporate social responsibility.

  • Human Resources

    The Human Resources team continuously works to attract, engage, and retain the best talent available to the organization. In addition to supporting employee development, the Human Resources team strives to provide high-quality employee-focused services and resources.

  • Information Technology

    The Information Technology team is responsible for delivering cost-effective, secure, and timely business support and solutions to the Company, using proven, reliable, and robust tools and products.

  • Maintenance

    The Maintenance team works to ensure the asset reliability, availability, and capability of our operations to achieve the greatest operating efficiency while maintaining an above industry standard of safety.

  • Operations

    The Operations team is responsible for ensuring our plants sustain an acceptable level of reliability and are optimized to produce methanol in the safest and most efficient and cost-effective manner.

  • Procurement

    The Procurement team sources and purchases goods and services, and also oversees vendor contracts.