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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


IT Client Technology Engineer Pensacola, Florida

Capital Projects

Construction Manager Decatur, Alabama
Construction Manager Pensacola, Florida
Cost Controls Specialist 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 Controls Lead - Engineering Houston, Texas
Project Manager Greenwood, South Carolina
Sr. Cost Controls Specialist Pensacola, Florida
Sr. Estimating Specialist Alvin, Texas

Customer Service

Customer Operations Specialist Pensacola, Florida


Electrical Engineer Alvin, Texas
Manufacturing Engineer Foley, Alabama
Manufacturing Engineer Pensacola, Florida
Manufacturing Engineer Pensacola, Florida
Manufacturing Engineer - Chemical Unit Operations Alvin, Texas
Manufacturing Engineer II Decatur, Alabama
Process Control Engineer Alvin, Texas
Production Engineer Pensacola, Florida
Sr. Process Design Engineer Pensacola, Florida
Sr. Production Engineer Alvin, Texas

Environmental, Safety & Health

Emergency Services Specialist Alvin, Texas
Emergency Services Supervisor Alvin, Texas
Environmental Specialist Alvin, Texas
Industrial Hygienist Alvin, Texas
Occupational Safety Engineer Alvin, Texas
Process Hazards Analysis (PHA) Facilitator Pensacola, Florida
Site Process Safety Deployment Leader Pensacola, Florida


Associate Pricing Analyst Houston, Texas
Commercial Finance Manager - Plastics, Fibers and Chemicals Manufacturing Houston, Texas


HR Generalist Decatur, Alabama


Workday HCM & Compensation Architect Houston, Texas

Information Technology

IT Support Analyst Pensacola, Florida


Corporate Counsel Houston, Texas


Analyzer Technician Decatur, Alabama
Controls Manager Pensacola, Florida
E&I Technician Decatur, Alabama
Electrician Greenwood, South Carolina
I&E Technician Alvin, Texas
Maintenance I&E II Foley, Alabama
Materials and Corrosion Engineer - Reliability Alvin, Texas
Mechanical Maintenance Planner Decatur, Alabama
Reliability Manager Alvin, Texas


Chemical Operators Pensacola, Florida
Logistics Coordinator Decatur, Alabama
Polymer Operations Technician Greenwood, South Carolina
Production Manager Greenwood, South Carolina
Sr. Finite Scheduler Pensacola, Florida

Process Control

Senior Process Control Engineer Alvin, Texas


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

Quality Assurance

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer Pensacola, Florida

Sales & Marketing

Sales Manager - Germany Virtual, Belgium
Specialty Chemicals Business and Sales Development Manager, Asia Virtual, China

Technology (R&D)

Applications Development Engineer Michigan
CAE Leader Michigan
Functional Fiber Technology Leader Pensacola, Florida
Process and Product Development Chemist Decatur, Alabama
Process Development Engineer - Specialty Chemicals Decatur, Alabama
Product Development Engineer – Resins Pensacola, Florida
Product Technology Scientist – Compounds Pensacola, Florida
Technical Services Engineer Virtual, United States