Ashland Corporate

  • Process Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Texas City
    Job Post Information* : 3 months ago(8/14/2018 10:48 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 a Process Engineer to join our team at our Texas City, Texas location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the manufacturing group. This position will report to the Continuous Area Production Manager.


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

    • Works with the Production Manager and other department staff to establish annual departmental goals and objectives for the site’s production areas
    • Reviews daily operation of the production areas and performs process troubleshooting to maintain capacity operation as required
    • Identifies and implements projects for cost savings and long-term resolution of operational problems. Serves as Area Representative on some projects.
    • Performs process optimization to maximize quality and minimize operating costs
    • Performs day-to-day yield improvement and process performance monitoring to assure maximum production output
    • Works with Process Operators, Engineers, Supervisors, Specialists and other site personnel to develop, implement, and improve unit operations within the plant
    • Coordinates with the Maintenance department to schedule and plan daily work orders and unit shutdowns
    • Coordinates and/or participates on quality and process improvement teams and serves as Area Representative for projects/tests to be done in the process area
    • Utilizes statistical methods for process optimization to maintain and improve quality/yields and to detect problems that may result in reduced rates and product quality non-compliance
    • Participates in other Safety and Environmental initiatives that will contribute to compliance of State/Federal regulations and improve existing Company programs


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

    • A Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering or related discipline
    • A minimum of 5 years’ chemical plant manufacturing experience is required
    • Prior continuous unit experience with an emphasis in distillation
    • Must also have the ability to interface well with employees
    • The candidate must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment when required to work within the manufacturing area

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing experience preferred


    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 2018-7276 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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