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Compensation Specialist

Compensation Specialist

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In support of the global Compensation team, the Compensation Specialist will work directly with Global Compensation Consultants ensuring the effective administration, reporting, analysis of compensation related policies, programs and information systems.  The ideal candidate would have an understanding of human resource programs, an understanding of compensation programs and processes and the use of the SAP system (Or another ERP system).



  • Support compensation processes and policies and related IT systems 
  • Assists in the execution and administration and providing analytical support for a related compensation policies and programs.
  • Conduct salary surveys and participating in them, interpreting salary data, performing analysis.
  • Prepares statistical analysis, data modeling, costing of base for compensation programs.
  • Providing support to HR department concerning interpretation of compensation practices and guidelines.
  • Creates process documentation and conducts training as needed.
  • Researches, analyzes and prepares supporting data for the review of annual salary budgets and incentives.
  • Researches, analyzes and prepares reports outlining market competitive pay practices and programs relating to base pay, bonuses, recognition programs and other pay practices within the US and non-US countries.
  • Support managers and employees by answering questions related compensation programs and systems.
  • Prepares complex reports and makes applicable recommendations.
  • May perform other related duties as assigned.

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


**This position will be located in Dublin, OH


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field required
  • Three to five years of experience in Human Resources with a concentration in compensation and administration of compensation systems is required
  • Experience in SAP or other ERP system strongly preferred
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word and Power Point
  • Good communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to draw conclusions from analysis
  • Self-starter and can effectively work on multiple projects in a dynamic environment
  • All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States 


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 2017-6983 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.


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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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