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If you are looking for a career with one of the plastics industry’s most enlightened employers, Ascend Performance Materials offers an opportunity to develop a true sense of fulfillment and pride in your achievements.

Ascend provides an exciting platform from which you, your family and your community will benefit. You'll become a trusted member of an interdependent and safe working environment where your opinions and ideas will be encouraged and respected, regardless of your position. Working alongside a diverse range of renowned technical experts on a continuous stream of industry-leading products and technologies, you’ll find a wide variety of opportunities within our growing business for both learning and career development.

Our culture is built on a strong set of core values that foster innovation and collaboration across every level of the organization. It is a culture grounded in open relationships between every member of the Ascend team. All of this is driven by an inspirational leadership team, intently focused on maximizing the new investment in the business.

The essence of our organization is embodied in the words “inspiring everyday,” and we have built a strong and confident business with performance at its core. It will be challenging but holistically rewarding and will enable you to achieve your personal and professional aspirations.

Ascend is an organization that genuinely seeks to inspire our people to inspire others. We believe this gives Ascend a higher purpose, making it a unique work environment for you to consider when choosing career options.

Career opportunities


Executive Assistant Houston, Texas

Business Planning

Sr. Analyst - Strategy & Growth Houston, Texas
Sr. Analyst – Strategy & Growth Houston, Texas

Capital Projects

Administrative Services & Reporting - Capital Engineering Houston, Texas
Construction Manager Decatur, Alabama
E&I Designer Decatur, Alabama
E&I Engineer Decatur, Alabama
Estimating Specialist Decatur, Alabama
Estimating Specialist Pensacola, Florida
Mechanical Designer Decatur, Alabama
Mechanical Engineer Decatur, Alabama
Mechanical Engineer II Pensacola, Florida
Project Manager Greenwood, South Carolina
Project Services Lead Alvin, Texas
Sr. Cost Controls Specialist Pensacola, Florida

Continous Improvement

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer Pensacola, Florida


Electrical Engineer Alvin, Texas
Manufacturing Engineer Greenwood, South Carolina
Process Control Engineer Alvin, Texas
Production Engineer Pensacola, Florida
Production Engineer II Greenwood, South Carolina
Production Engineer II Pensacola, Florida
Senior Process Control Engineer Alvin, Texas
Sr. Process Design Engineer Pensacola, Florida
Sr. Process Engineer Decatur, Alabama
Sr. Production Engineer Decatur, Alabama
Sr. Production Engineer Alvin, Texas
Sr. Utility Engineer Decatur, Alabama

Environmental, Safety & Health

Industrial Hygienist Alvin, Texas
Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) Facilitator Alvin, Texas
Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) Facilitator Pensacola, Florida
Site Process Safety Deployment Leader Alvin, Texas
Sr. ESSH Specialist Decatur, Alabama

Finance & Accounting

Commercial Finance Manager - Plastics, Fibers and Chemicals Manufacturing Houston, Texas
Cost Analyst Pensacola, Florida
Sr. Accounting Manager Houston, Texas


Workday HCM & Compensation Architect Houston, Texas

Human Resources

Associate HR Generalist Pensacola, Florida
Executive Assistant, HR & ESSH Houston, Texas
Sr. Recruiter, Technology and Engineering Houston, Texas
Talent Acquisition Program Manager Houston, Texas

Information Technology

Jr. IT Project Manager Houston, Texas


Freight Optimization Manager Houston, Texas
Load Planner Decatur, Alabama
Logistics Specialist Decatur, Alabama


Analyzer Technician Decatur, Alabama
E&I Technician Decatur, Alabama
Electrician Greenwood, South Carolina
Mechanical Maintenance Planner Decatur, Alabama
Reliability Manager Alvin, Texas


Chemical Laboratory Technician Decatur, Alabama
Chemical Operator Decatur, Alabama
Manufacturing Engineer - Petrochemical Plant Unit Operations Alvin, Texas


Sr. Procurement Manager Brussels, Belgium
Technology Category Manager Houston, Texas

Sales & Marketing

Business Development Manager - Northern Region Virtual, United States
Sales Manager - Germany Virtual, Belgium

Supply Chain

Associate Material Planner Pensacola, Florida
Principal, International Trade Compliance (ITC) Houston, Texas

Technology (R&D)

Applications Development Engineer Michigan
CAE Leader Michigan
Polymer Product Development Chemist Pensacola, Florida
Process and Product Development Chemist Decatur, Alabama
Product Support Engineer (Data Management) Pensacola, Florida
Product Support Engineer (Product Support) Pensacola, Florida
Product Technology Scientist – Compounds Pensacola, Florida