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  • Methanex update
    12 days ago

    Methanex Focuses on Stewardship - From Start to Finish

    Methanex Focuses on Stewardship - From Start to Finish

    Product stewardship is front and centre at Methanex – a global leader in the production and marketing of methanol. By minimizing risks at critical points in the methanol value-chain – product transportation, distribution, storage, and use – Methanex is doing its part to protect the public, the environment, and communities in every country where it operates. - See more at:

  • Methanex update
    30+ days ago

    Methanex Corporation Featured in Hydrocarbon Processing's Petrochemical Developments Special Report | Methanex Corporation

    In April 2015, Methanex Corporation's Geismar 1 plant was featured on the cover of Hydrocarbon Processing's Special Report on Petrochemical Developments. President & CEO, John Floren, shared his viewpoint on the company's focus on growth and expansion across the globe.


Methanex – Why Work For Us?

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It's an exciting time for Methanex. We are embarking on an unprecedented period of business growth, bringing new opportunities for the company and our employees.

With a global team of approximately 1,100 employees, Methanex offers you the opportunity to create a real impact. You will be involved in a diverse range of innovative and challenging projects, partnering with our experienced leaders to achieve our organizational vision and corporate strategy to drive business value.

No matter what role you play at Methanex, you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills and competencies and build your career with a global leader.

We are committed to the personal and professional growth of employees, and we offer a unique combination of on-the-job learning experiences, coaching and mentoring, and formal development opportunities.


undefinedExceptional People and Culture

At Methanex, we attract and retain exceptional people. 

Methanex employees work together as one team across functions, disciplines and regions toward our shared vision. We take pride in our strong corporate culture, built on our core values of integrity, trust, respect, and professionalism; our unwavering commitment to Responsible Care; and our investment in ongoing learning and development opportunities for our people. 

Our culture is a key driver of our business success and enables our competitive advantage - The Power of Agility™.

undefinedResponsible Care

At Methanex, we are committed to participating in and improving the quality of life in communities where our employees live, work and play.

Our commitment to Social Responsibility and the Responsible Care ethic means we believe it is our responsibility to contribute to the well-being of our employees and their families, the environment in which they work, and the communities in which we operate.

We invest in our communities through a variety of social responsibility programs and community activities at all of our offices and facilities, and through active meetings with community members through our Community Advisory Panels at all our manufacturing locations around the world.


Rewarding Benefits

Our compensation and benefit programs are highly competitive. We also offer a very attractive and comprehensive range of benefit programs, as well as flexibility, work-life balance and education assistance.

We believe in rewarding excellent performance at all levels. Every permanent employee at Methanex is part of our short-term incentive program and is eligible to participate in our employee share purchase plan. In addition, we have a long-term incentive program for those in leadership roles.

Methanex Reviews

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    Work culture here is second to none!!!

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    Current Employee - RC Team in Geismar, LA
    Current Employee - RC Team in Geismar, LA

    I have been working at Methanex full-time (More than a year)

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    They have worked hard to find a group of individuals who are friendly and fun loving and want to work as a team toward a common goal. I am exited to come to work everyday. The benefits and pay are just the icing on an already awesome cake.


    Construction.... It's an inevitable process, but I can't wait for the day when it's no longer a construction zone.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work! I plan on retiring from here.

Methanex Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at Methanex in August 2013.


    Single interview with 3 employees, including the plant manager. Followed by a series of tests including a personality test and a cognition and intelligence test. Next came drug screen and health exam. Entire process took approximately 1 month.

    Interview Questions

    • None were... they were all based on past experiences so I had answers.   Answer Question


    I did not negotiate, they offered more than I asked for.

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Additional Info

Headquarters Vancouver, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Public (MEOH)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

We are Methanex: the world’s largest producer and supplier of methanol to major international markets in North America, Asia Pacific, Europe and South America.

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, Methanex currently operates production sites in Canada, Chile, Egypt, New Zealand and Trinidad and Tobago. We are growing our production base in the United States by relocating two methanol plants from Chile to Geismar, Louisiana.

Our global operations are supported by an extensive global supply chain of terminals, storage facilities and the world’s largest dedicated fleet... More

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