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Ashland has an exciting opportunity for an Operator A!


As an Operator A at our Ashland, OH facility you will be responsible for the following:

  • Must follow all Safety Rules, Regulations, Operating Procedures, Corporate/Plant Policies and Laws at all times.
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds safely.
  • Safely operate an industrial lift truck (sit down and stand up)
  • Compounding and staging of raw materials
  • Blending of chemicals and powders
  • Charging liquid chemicals and powders to mixers
  • Monitoring mixers during mixing and reaction
  • Use of distributed control systems to control and monitor process
  • Labeling and filling containers with product
  • Take samples of powder and liquids to ensure product quality, stage empty containers, maintain satisfactory housekeeping standards, prepare equipment for maintenance
  • Safely handling industrial chemicals using established safe plant procedures and processes
  • Must be willing to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) including chemical suit, respirator, face shield, hard hat, steel toed boots, etc.
  • Accurately completing shop floor paperwork in both written and electronic format
  • Use of computerized MRP system.
  • Work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift
  • Work frequent overtime (12 hour shifts)
  • Participate in company safety meetings and training

**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 Ashland, OH.


Successful candidates will have the following:

  • Must have a high school Diploma or equivalent
  • Must be safety conscious, reliable, and have a strong work ethic
  • Minimum of one year of hands on manufacturing experience desired; chemical manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Be willing to work any shift and frequent overtime (12 hour shifts)
  • Must be computer literate and have good math skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Pass a pre-employment physical, drug test and background check
  • 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 2018-7083 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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