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Process Engineer

Process Engineer

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Ashland LLC has an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Process Engineer at our plant located in Los Angeles, CA.


Duties include but not restricted to:

  • Troubleshoot quality & processing problems.
  • Program and maintain the process control system, including periodic after hours on call support.
  • Create SAP recipes for both reactor and blending operations.
  • Develop programs and implement system changes to increase equipment utilization and improve product quality.
  • Develop manufacturing procedures and operational procedures for the plant, for new and modified processes.
  • Execute engineering and capital projects as assigned.
  • Supervise production personnel during manufacturing supervisor absences (due to manufacturing supervisor training, vacation and illnesses).
  • Support EH&S activities as needed
  • Assist production scheduler when needed

**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, highly motivated, goal oriented strong team player.
  • Physical requirements include, but are not limited to wearing respiratory equipment in accordance with the Ashland Respiratory Protection Plan.
  • Requires minimal supervision.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in an industrial environment
  • Experience in batch processing.
  • Experience with plant automation.
  • Experience writing procedures and work instructions.
  • Experience in quality control / with quality issues.
  • Experience with safety programs.
  • Experience with PC applications (Visual Basic Programming, Access, AutoCAD, SAP)
  • Supervisory Experience

**Must be authorized to work in the United States.


This posting is open to all, including individuals who are not currently employees of Ashland. All internal candidates will be notified as to the disposition of their application. The most qualified candidate based on skills, ability and experience will be awarded the position.


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 2017-6943 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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