Ashland Corporate

  • Instrument & Electrician Mechanic

    Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
    Job Post Information* : 5 months ago(6/5/2018 11:04 AM)
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  • Overview

    Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?


    Are you always solving?


    Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.


    Ashland LLC has an exciting opportunity for an Instrument & Electrician Mechanic to join our Manufacturing group at our Philadelphia, PA facility. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Manufacturing function. This position will report to the Plant Manager.


    The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:


    • Responsible for the installation, preventive maintenance and repair of all facility instrumentation, electrical components, utilities, and chemical processing equipment, including but not limited to: valves, transmitters, motors, VFD’s, MCC, DCS, and PLC components.
    • Troubleshoot, repair, and calibrate designated equipment
    • Perform preventative maintenance tasks on electrical and mechanical equipment
    • Identify and implement reliability improvements
    • Comply with all OSHA, NFPA and NEC Standards


    In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess one the following:


    • Certified Journeyman as an electrician/instrument technician.
    • Completion of an accredited vocational technical training program as an electrician/instrument technician and minimum 5 years’ experience in the chemical or related industries.
    • Equivalent industry experience as an electrician/instrument technician or Maintenance Mechanic may be considered.

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:


    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Must be willing to work overtime, shutdowns, and call-ins, as required
    • Must be able to perform the essential physical requirements of the position.
    • Must be able to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Must be willing to learn other general mechanical maintenance tasks/duties (e.g. boiler operation, general pump troubleshooting and maintenance, piping systems, miscellaneous preventive maintenance tasks, etc.)
    • Must be able to read and understand P&ID and electrical diagrams and other complex electrical drawings and manuals
    • Must be proficient in troubleshooting 120-volt AC and 4-20ma controls, 480-volt motors and switch gear and loop controlled systems


    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 2018-7192 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply on-line.


    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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