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.

Geismar - culture

Methanex has relocated two production facilities from Chile to Geismar and we now have a permanent workforce of approximately 175 full-time team members at our Geismar site. Louisiana possesses one of the country's most vibrant, distinct and well-preserved cultures, making the state an exciting place to live, play and work. Today, Louisiana is building upon this cultural advantage to create a place known for intellectual energy and creative capital. Methanex is proud to be a part of this unique culture and we invite you to join our team.

Ascension Parish - river banks

Lying on both banks of the mighty Mississippi River, Ascension Parish is the stopping place between Baton Rouge and New Orleans. The region offers a gumbo of all the cultures unique to South Louisiana, including French, Acadian, Italian, Spanish, German, African-American and English. The area's food, festivals, architecture, history and way of life reflect this rich mixture.

Ascension Parish school system

Ascension Parish, with a growing population of approximately 128,000 residents is home to a wide range of amenities and attractions. Its school system is also one of the highest-performing in the state. For more information about Ascension Parish Schools, please visit      

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

For more information on Louisiana, please visit the Louisiana Economic Development website.

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Title Job category Region
Senior Mechanical Inspector Maintenance USA – Geismar
Warehouse Coordinator Procurement USA – Geismar
Mechanical Engineer Engineering & Technical USA – Geismar
Senior Process Engineer Engineering & Technical USA – Geismar
Cost Accountant Finance USA – Geismar
Process Engineer Engineering & Technical USA – Geismar
Production Coordinator Operations USA – Geismar
Instrument & Electrical Engineer Engineering & Technical USA – Geismar

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.