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Ashland is seeking an Electrician to join our team.



Duties include but not restricted to:

  • Safely and effectively troubleshoot, repair and calibrate all plant electrical components, including: valves, transmitters, motors, regulators, VFDs, PLCs
  • Use of electrical multi-meters, handheld instrumentation communicators, DeltaV process control system
  • Plan and organize repairs including specifying parts, purchasing parts
  • Monitor and purchase for spare parts inventory, including instrumentation and electrical components.
  • Assist in planning, directing and participating in plant turnarounds
  • Maintain proper housekeeping and cleaning in area to ensure a safe working environment.
  • Successfully complete introductory and ongoing safety training.
  • Adhere to safety standards, including NFPA 70E
  • Understand and comply with OSHA, NFPA and NEC Standards and company policies and procedures.
  • Lift truck operation
  • Participation in team efforts to improve safety, employee satisfaction, quality and productivity.


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 1-3 years experience in either an manufacturing / industrial electrical or instrument technician position is required; industry certification is helpful.
  • Must be willing to learn other general mechanical maintenance tasks/duties (e.g. boiler operation, pump repair, piping systems, miscellaneous preventative maintenance tasks
  • Must be able to read and understand P&ID and electrical diagrams and other complex drawings and manuals
  • Must be proficient in troubleshooting 120 Volt AC and 4-20 mA controls, 480 volt motors and switch gear
  • Requires minimal supervision.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills including the ability to read and write English.
  • Good mathematical skills
  • Must have the ability to work with computers 
  • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the position.  Physical requirements include, but are not limited to lifting 50 lbs, walking/standing/lifting for prolonged periods, wearing respiratory equipment in accordance with the Ashland Respiratory Protection Plan
  • Must be willing to work overtime, shutdowns and call-ins as required
  • Must pass a drug screen test
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must be eligible to work in the US

Desirable Qualifications

ISA Certification for Instrument Technician                 


TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, please select the Apply button. If no Apply button is provided, please visit Ashland's Career Center. Once there, enter job number 2017-6508 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply online.


NOTE:  We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.


Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) is a premier global specialty chemicals company serving customers in a wide range of consumer and industrial markets, including adhesives, architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, food and beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. At Ashland, we are 6,000 passionate, tenacious solvers - from renowned scientists and research chemists to talented engineers and plant operators - who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems for customers in more than 100 countries. Ashland also maintains a controlling interest in Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a premium consumer-branded lubricant supplier. Visit to learn more.




Ashland. always solving.


We are passionate, tenacious, solvers who thrive on developing practical, innovative and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.


Our people—molecular scientists, chemists, process engineers, logisticians, research scientists, economists, analysts, compliance auditors, salespeople, safety experts and more—are distinguished by their ability to create and apply specialized chemistry in ways that enable customers to amplify the efficacy, refine the usability, add to the allure, ensure the integrity, and improve the profitability of their products and applications.


The Ashland Way


Our vision, mission, way and values are the foundation for what makes Ashland, Ashland. What we aspire to accomplish, how we work every day toward that vision, and the way that we do things are what give substance to the promises we make to each other, customers and investors.


Our vision is to make a better world by providing creative solutions through the application of specialty ingredients and materials.

Our mission is to develop practical, innovative, and elegant solutions to complex problems in applied chemistry, always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, and advancing the competitiveness of our customers across diverse industries.

Our way is to respect, protect, and advance the people we work with, companies we serve, shareholders who invest in our future, communities we’re a part of, and planet we share.


Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.




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