Life at Calumet

At Calumet, you’ll have big opportunities to make a difference. The company is small enough to be nimble, allowing employees to respond quickly to customer needs, new innovations, or great ideas. Every employee has the ability to make an impact on the big picture, and we work together to multiply our results. Every day is a new opportunity to solve problems, improve the quality of service and processes, and make lives better through our products.


Calumet Culture

Calumet Proud is more than just a catchphrase—it’s our culture. Calumet Proud means being inclusive and welcoming to all team members, encouraging one another and always striving for improvement. We are one team in multiple locations, working together to become the premier specialty products company in the world.

Ethics and Values

Calumet has seven core values: Safety, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Collaboration and Respect. These values guide us in our daily work, our business decisions and the way we interact with one another. To read more on our values, visit our About Calumet page.

Work/Life Balance

At Calumet, we believe maintaining a positive work/life balance is essential for the health and well-being of our team and our company. We encourage employees to prioritize this balance and communicate openly about their needs. Calumet offers employees paid time off to allow for family and personal needs.


Calumet wants employees to be able to take care of themselves and their families. To that end, we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and Employee Assistance Program options for all employees. Tuition reimbursement, HSA and FSA match, pet insurance and 401K matching are also available.

What Employees are Saying

  • Brad Onofrio
    At Calumet, you'll find a welcoming culture where your personal contribution makes a real impact.
    Brad Onofrio
    Senior Director of Commercial Excellence
  • This company allows me to have an impact on coworkers, in the community, and on the job.
    Jeremy Ping
    Director of Supply
  • I appreciate how Calumet leadership invests in employees and grows the business in a responsible and ethical manner.
    John Nitkey
    Director of Wax Sales
  • Everyone at Calumet is engaged in making the business a success. Jump on board.
    John Soanes
    Director of Penreco Sales
  • At Calumet, our relationship with customers goes beyond the sale of a product.
    Mitch Perdue
    Loss Control & Wax Technical Manager
  • At Calumet, I get to use my creativity to provide innovative specialty product solutions to our customers.
    Shannon Hart
    Business Development Manager

Join Our Team

At Calumet, successful careers are built by taking on real-world challenges. As well as by challenging ourselves and each other to find better ideas and ways to create value. Because we believe that continual transformation today will help us meet the needs of our customers tomorrow. Are you a challenger?

Search Firm Guidelines

We do not accept unsolicited resumes from outside agencies or recruiters unless specifically requested by a Human Resources Representative of Calumet. We consider any resume (CV) or biography received from an agency without prior approval from an HR Representative to be unsolicited and gratuitous, and such submissions will become the property of Calumet. Agencies are requested not to contact any employee at Calumet with recruiting inquiries.

We do not consider candidates received by Calumet until they are received by an HR Representative directly from the agency after approval has been given. To request approval to work on a specific role, please send an email with the request to No identifying information of candidates, blind resumes, or profiles should be presented at that time. You will not be entitled to receive any compensation as a result of a decision by Calumet to offer employment to any such candidate unless a fee agreement is in place between Calumet and the search firm and permission has been granted to work on a specific role. We will not pay a fee to any agency that does not follow these guidelines. Questions regarding these guidelines should be directed to