Ashland Corporate

  • Plant Production and Raw Material Scheduler

    Job Locations US-KY-Calvert City
    Job Post Information* : 1 week ago(7/11/2018 3:24 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 Plant Production and Raw Material Scheduler to join our Manufacturing Group at our Calvert City, KY location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and Plant Manufacturing function. This position will report to the Manager of Materials and Production Scheduling.


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

    • Use SAP Enterprise Resource Planning software to strategically create and manage achievable production schedules for production units to optimize use of plant equipment while meeting customer requirements.
    • Analyze, plan, and manage production scheduling activities to insure on-time deliveries to customers.
    • Run SAP MRP based inventory-planning system to project demand requirements for >80 raw materials to maintain targeted inventory levels.
    • Analyze and procure packaging to support 25 production units and >50 different packages.
    • Works with Operations and Quality departments to investigate quality complaints and implement corrective actions.
    • Supports implementation of programs and procedures to optimize production and continually improve processes.
    • Participates in Safety, Quality and Environmental initiatives that will contribute to compliance of State/Federal regulations and improve existing Company programs.
    • Requires travel <5%.


    **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:

    • 5 years’ experience in a professional production planning/supply chain environment using MRP and ERP Systems.
    • Strong Microsoft Skills including strong Excel
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to multi-task and prioritize; reliable and responsible to work independently
    • Ability to identify critical issues and formulate action plans
    • Develop and foster a positive work environment at all levels
    • Resolve conflicts through problem resolution skills

    The following skill sets are preferred:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • SAP planning and procurement experience


    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 2018-7237 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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