Ashland Corporate

  • Quality Lab Analyst

    Job Locations US-MA-Assonet
    Job Post Information* : 2 weeks ago(7/2/2018 5:13 PM)
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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 a Quality Control Lab Analyst to join our Quality Assurance group at our Freetown, MA location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Quality Assurance function. This position will report to the Quality Control Lab Supervisor.


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

    • Performs a variety of routine tests or experiments within parameters defined by supervisors. Observes and adjusts variables as necessary. Operates a wide range of analytical equipment including GC’s, GC-MS, HPLC’s, FTIR, UV/Vis spectrometer, auto-titrators, particle size analyzers, viscometers etc.
    • Provides analytical support to Production operations and becomes familiar with basic process chemistries to put analytical testing into the proper context.
    • May perform tests and experiments of a non-routine nature in response to various production situations or in accordance with supervisors’ instructions.
    • Demonstrates basic competence in experimental techniques. May take on some of the more complex bench work under detailed instructions or guidance. Conducts all observations and adjusts variables as instructed making a variety of specified measurements and manipulations as necessary. Recognizes irregularities in equipment, tests, and experiments, bringing them to the attention of the supervisor.
    • May perform minor adjustments and repairs of instruments, mostly under the guidance of the supervisor.
    • Summarizes results using appropriate mathematical techniques, maintaining data in appropriate form for interpretation by supervisors. Maintains complete record of work. Provides data for formal reports composed by supervisors.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

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


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


    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry.
    • 0-2 years industrial chemistry lab experience.
    • Must be able to lift 5 gal pails.
    • Must be able to work rotating 12 hour shift schedule including some weekends and holidays.


    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:


    • Some experience with Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) is desirable but not required.



    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 2018-7228 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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