Ashland Corporate

  • Laboratory Technician (2nd Shift)

    Job Locations US-TX-Texas City
    Job Post Information* : 1 week ago(7/11/2018 4:03 PM)
    Requisition #
    2018-7238
    # of Openings
    1
  • 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 Laboratory Technician (2nd Shift) to join our Quality Assurance group at our Texas City, Texas plant. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Quality Control function. This position will report to Texas City Lab Supervisor.

    Description

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

    • Works with the Quality Assurance Department to ensure department and company goals are achieved and products manufactured at Ashland’s Texas City site meet the quality standards required by our customers, ISO, cGMPs and other regulatory requirements. 
    • Performs laboratory tests such as:
      • Titrations
      • PH
      • Color measurements
      • Distillations
      • Refractive index
      • Gas Chromatography 
      • HPLC
      • Viscosity
      • Spectrophotometers
      • Other tests as required
    • Maintains detailed legible and neat records of analytical work performed in log books, forms, documents and computer entries. 
    • Performs and documents daily and weekly calibration checks, stability checks, system suitability tests of instruments and conduct calculations according to policies and procedures.
    • Records and validates data in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
    • Prepares and standardize solutions as needed to assure solutions are within expiration date. 
    • Maintains continuous good housekeeping practices, clean work and break areas, disposes samples as needed, and cleans glassware.
    • Performs other duties as required.

    Qualifications

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

    • A minimum of an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related discipline 
    • A minimum of 4 years’ analytical lab experience 
    • Must be knowledgeable and capable of performing wet test methods, qualitative and quantitative measurements, and wastewater analysis 
    • Must be able to perform GC, HPLC, UV-Vis, infrared spectroscopy, autoviscometry, autotitrators, and FTIR testing
    • Individual must also have the ability to work independently, complete lab assignments in a timely and efficient manner and able to interact effectively with other site employees. 
    • Physical Requirements include the ability to walk and stand while continuously performing assigned duties. Normal duties may require turning, stooping, kneeling, and carrying containers with materials or product samples weighing up to 60 pounds. Color vision and depth perception are required to properly perform testing.

     

    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 2018-7238 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 ashland.com to learn more. 

    C-ASH

    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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