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Shift Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic

Shift Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic

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Ashland is seeking a Shift Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic to join our team.


**This position is in Parlin, NJ



The Shift Millwright/Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the installation, preventive maintenance and repair of all facility mechanical components, utilities and chemical processing equipment, including but not limited to: pumps, mixers, seals, piping systems, valves, boilers, chiller, cooling tower, dust collector, hoists. The successful candidate must have prior experience in a chemical or industrial environment. They must be able to safely and effectively troubleshoot, repair and maintain designated equipment, take appropriate actions, complete work orders and inspection reports, document findings, and provide appropriate feedback. The successful candidate will perform preventive maintenance tasks on mechanical equipment and help identify and implement reliability improvements. Must understand and comply with OHSA standards and company policies and procedures.



  • Must have completed an approved millwright or machinist apprenticeship program and reached journeyman status and worked in an industrial type setting.  Equivalent experience and skills would be accepted in lieu of Journeyman status.
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ years’ experience in an industrial type setting such as a chemical plant, refinery, etc. preferred.
  • Commitment to safety as demonstrated by experience in leading or participating in company safety committees or other safety related activities is highly desired.
  • This individual will preferably have verifiable experience performing maintenance work on rotating equipment such as pumps, compressors, and gear boxes and general process equipment.
  • Working knowledge of laser alignment is desired.
  • Ability to read and interpret shop drawings and navigate basic computer functions required.
  • Willingness to participate in continuing improvement activities is desired.
  • Ability to work shifts, holidays, and overtime as required.
  • Applicant must be authorized to work in the United States.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to work outside as needed all year round.
  • Must have the ability to stand for long periods of time while repairing equipment.
  • Must have the ability to climb stairs and ladders.
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required.
  • Must have the ability to lift, move, push, pull position and carry tools and materials as needed.


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 2017-6898 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


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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