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About Us

About Innospec Inc.

Innospec is a global specialty chemical company with the talent, expertise and drive to help our customers succeed in competitive markets.

We make it our business to provide innovative ground-breaking products, combined with excellent customer service and technical support. Our suppliers and local capabilities enable us to remain flexible and dynamic to our customers’ changing needs, with a continued focus on quality-driven and responsive service. Our outstanding R&D capabilities have meant that we’ve been successful in bringing new technologies to market which allow our customers to improve their products and operations. We continue to invest in and focus on R&D, ensuring we meet future needs with pioneering innovations.

The skills, expertise and dedication of our team differentiate us from our competition and enable us to deliver superior results for our customers. Find out more about what it’s like working at Innospec.

We understand better than anyone the impact our operations could have on the safety of our employees and the environment. We are committed to minimizing our footprint so that the vital products we give to the world are produced in a safe, responsible, resource-sensitive and environmentally-considerate way. Find out more about how our CSR programs are helping to address these real concerns.

Clear and transparent governance is key for our business.

We believe in the highest standards of ethics and integrity across all business dealings. Access our trading T&Cs for all you need to know about partnering with Innospec. We thrive on a challenge, so contact us today if you are looking for world-class specialty chemicals and expertise.

Innospec Inc. is divided into three reportable business units:


Fuel Specialties

The industry leader and pioneer in the design, development and production of innovative fuel additive technology, Innospec Fuel Specialties (IFS) leverages its parent company’s extensive chemical expertise across a wide array of fuel types—ranging from petroleum-based fuels to coal and biofuels. Supplying the fuel additives that help improve fuel efficiency, boost engine
performance, and reduce harmful emissions,
IFS products are used worldwide in automotive fuels, refineries, marine, heating oil applications, renewable fuels, and power plants.


Oilfield Services

From the expected to the most complex oilfield problems and applications, Innospec Oilfield Services (OFS) provides precise, economical answers for every challenge. This business unit provides full-service fluid design, laboratory testing, research and development, inventory management, and onsite technical field support for drilling, stimulation, production and midstream applications in the US, South America, Middle East, and Asia Pac. OFS keeps customer costs low while customizing applications to fit highly specific needs.


Performance Chemicals

Consisting of five business groups—Personal
Care, Home Care, Agrochemical, Metal
Extractions and Construction—Innospec’s
Performance Chemicals provides effective
technology-based solutions for these markets. We develop new solutions that contribute to a sustainable environment. We combine innovative ingredient technologies, such as surfactants, solubilizers, emollients and silicones, with formulation expertise to deliver the right blend of science and creativity.

Working at Innospec

Innospec Inc. employs approximately 2,100 talented professionals in 22 countries, globally. Our employees, the culture and values they share, are crucial to driving Innospec forward.


Career Development

Exceptional career development opportunities

We are committed to providing our people with the opportunity to fulfill their potential by providing them with the chance to develop new skills. We invest in initiatives across the business to help attract and retain the best talent, while ensuring that those who pursue a career with Innospec are supported to reach their full potential. We provide a wide range of career development initiatives, but don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach to career progression. Instead, we work with our employees to help them develop their skills and knowledge by focusing on a tailored development approach depending on the priorities for our business in each location. One example in the UK is our skills development process found in our supply chain and research & technology teams that ensures we attract and retain the best talent in the industry. This structure identifies a career pathway that is focused on nurturing key skills and capabilities and offers a clear progression and development route that helps our employees achieve their career goals. As well as our internal development opportunities, many of our people are supported by Innospec to pursue external training opportunities to help them develop in their career.

Career Opportunities

As a fast growing and highly innovative business, with
operations located around the world, we offer a wide
variety of job opportunities in a range of disciplines.

We offer rewarding careers in:

  • Sales, Research & Development, and Customer
    Technical Services
  • Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics,
    and Customer Service
  • Finance, Legal, HR, Regulatory, and IT

We also offer a range of opportunities for individuals who want to start their career in the specialty chemicals industry or who would like to learn more about the company. These opportunities include internships, apprenticeships and student work placements. If you are interested in finding out if we have any opportunities that would suit your particular skills and experience, please send an email to just one of the functional
mailboxes below:

To view job openings, click here.

 For US Applicants Only: Click Here

Reward Packages

As an organization, we are committed to ensuring that Innospec is a great company to work for and invest significantly in the development of our employees to meet this ambition. We offer excellent reward and recognition programs, based on both business-wide and individual performance.

Our packages have been designed to attract and retain the best employees, reward achievement and encourage our teams to deliver superior performance for our customers and our company.

As well as our performance bonus scheme, we encourage our employees to share in the long-term success of our company with incentive programs, such as our Global Sharesave Program. This program provides employees the opportunity to participate in a savings plan linked to an option to buy shares in Innospec; therefore, benefit from any growth in the share price over the savings period.

Employee Retention

With excellent opportunities for progression, extensive career development options and highly competitive reward schemes, it is unsurprising that many of our employees stay with us for many years, with 35% of our employees having been with the organization for 10 years or more.

  • 35% employees have been with Innospec >10Years
  • 54% employees have been with Innospec >5 years

UK Only

Innospec Limited Pension Plan

Innospec Ltd Pension Plan (UK Only) – Disclosure of costs, charges and other information to Plan members who have defined contribution savings within that Plan with Legal & General. This webpage enables you to access a number of documents as required by the Occupational Pension Schemes (Administration and Disclosure) (Amendment) Regulations 2018. These documents cover the following:

  • Charges and transaction costs in relation to the default investment strategy and other funds members can invest in
  • Explanation of how the charges and transaction costs represent good value for money
  • The potential impact of the charges and transaction costs on your funds
  • Information about the investment funds available under the Plan
  • Statement of investment principles, and any review of that statement, in relation to the default strategy

If you have any questions about the information contained within the attached documents, please contact:

Willis Towers Watson, PO Box 545, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 1YX

or via email at [email protected]


UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting

From 2017 UK employers with 250 or more employees are required to publish calculations every year showing how large the pay gap is between their male and female employees. Click the link below to access the recent UK Gender Pay Gap Reports for Innospec Limited.