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Process / Project Engineer

Process / Project Engineer

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Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Process/Project Engineer at our Philadelphia, PA plant!


As a Process Engineer, you will be responsible for process engineering improvements to optimize plant processes and process control systems, as well as product quality and technology in a manufacturing environment. This will include executing small capital/expense projects.  You will also be responsible for providing day-to-day support to production including troubleshooting process and quality issues, working with maintenance, development of operating procedures, continuous improvement initiatives, and involvement in the environmental, health, safety, and security aspects for the facility.


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

**This position is located in Philadelphia, PA. 


  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemical Engineering required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a chemical plant environment (including Co-Op experience if applicable) is required
  • Excellent computer skills with knowledge of all Microsoft applications.  
  • Experience using Distributed Control Systems, Delta V preferred, to troubleshoot and improve processes
  • Experience executing small capital projects preferred
  • Strong communication skills.  
  • Must be a team player yet work independently to achieve goals.  
  • Willing to train as a back-up Production Supervisor and work shift work when required.
  • Minimal travel for meetings, seminars, projects
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001-2000 and/or SAP is a plus.
  • 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 2018-7069 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 approximately 6,500 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. Our people 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. 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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