Careers at Chem-Trend

Our global operations succeed because of our employees. Would you like to join our team?

Chem-Trend operates around the globe with employees worldwide. We are a customer-focused organization with a culture of innovation, responsiveness, and work/life balance. We recognize that it’s our people who make Chem-Trend a leader in the release agent industry so we strive to keep employees happy, motivated and challenged.

Working at Chem-Trend

In each region of the world where we are active Chem-Trend fosters an environment of diversity, openness and respect. We are involved in our communities showing personal engagement and displaying outstanding corporate citizenship.  A multitude of opportunities are offered to our employees on all levels.

Employee Perspectives

Iris C.

It is the people that make Chem-Trend stand out. The work climate fosters positive cooperation between colleagues, which motivates me afresh every day. Open communication and true mutual appreciation shapes our daily work.

I have been working as an R&D Chemist for Chem-Trend for five years. My job scope is diverse and the contacts are international. I enjoy my assignments. They offer ample room for my personal development. Chem-Trend actively fosters this development for all its employees. This is why I have recently been offered a managerial position in Operations. I am very positively looking forward to this new challenge and many more years at Chem-Trend.

I like to work for Chem-Trend because I feel that I and my work are truly appreciated.

Iris C. Research & Development Europe
Donna A.

Chem-Trend has provided me with both educational and career opportunities. I started in an office support position, finished my Bachelors and then Masters degree with the help of Chem-Trend educational assistance benefits, and was promoted into management after 7 years with the company. What I enjoy most about working at Chem-Trend is the culture of everyone supporting each other as we all strive to do our best.

Donna A. HR North America
Rene G.

I like working for Chem-Trend as this allows me to work on a global base. The global challenges in business and intercultural cooperation enrich my daily life. The business model of Chem-Trend to focus on market needs and deliver solutions that are needed together with our global customer base creates a mix of innovation and added value technology. Chem-Trend is embedded into the FCS and further into the Freudenberg Group which allows all of us to think and interact as well between different industries and markets. This is exciting and important as well as break through innovations are usually developed in the overlap of different industries. We are exchanging our ideas and views in the thermoplastic global team at eye level rather than from a hierarchical point of view which creates an atmosphere of empowerment.

Rene G. Technology & Sales Europe
Mick W.

Why I am proud to work for Chem-Trend:

  • We are the best in the market, no doubt the market leader in terms of sales and market share, but also I strongly believe we are the best in other ways for example, we have the best people, the best products, and offer the best overall value for our customers.
  • I also enjoy the fact that there are always new challenges when working for CT. It can be in the form of career opportunity but also the fact that we are so customer oriented means that we're constantly finding new ways to meet ever changing customer needs. It's never boring in CT!
  • I enjoy the feeling of purpose in my role - I'm working as part of a team that is helping our customers to produce more, high quality products, using fewer materials - that's got to be good for sustainability of our customers businesses and resources in general. In addition we get to work with customers in areas of leading edge innovation (new parts, materials, processes, etc.) - this is an exciting part of the job for me.
  • Certainly the long-term orientation and the focus on high standards in the area of HS&E are also good. It's good to be working for an organization that has a real long-term commitment to its markets, customers and employees.
  • The training and development opportunities offered nowadays are really great. I have personally gained a huge amount from the LEAP program and other company development programs.
  • Finally the people make CT the great company it is. Despite the fact that the company has grown a lot since I joined, there is still a "family feel" about the organization. We know each other by first names and are not just a number in some huge machine. There are some truly world class people and teams inside CT that are a real pleasure to work with.
Mick W. Sales Europe
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