Ashland Corporate

  • Toll Manufacturing Procurement Assistant

    Job Locations US-OH-Dublin
    Job Post Information* : 1 month ago(1 month ago)
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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 has an exciting opportunity for a Toll Manufacturing Procurement Assistant to join our Ashland LLC Supply Chain group at our Dublin, OH campus. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Supply Chain organization. This position will report to the Toll Manufacturing Manager.


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

    As a toll manufacturing procurement assistant, you will coordinate the Ashland production activities at several regional toll manufacturing locations.  You will assist the Ashland Toll Manufacturing Manager in maintaining appropriate production activities at the tollers and be responsible for day-to-day scheduling, production coordination and inventory activities for Ashland products at the facilities.  This will include:

    • Planning, creating, revising and transmitting purchase orders for toll manufactured Ashland products to meet stocking requirements and/or customer orders and working with customer service, product management, sales, regional supply coordinators and toll manufacturing personnel to flag and resolve any supply issues.
    • Planning, creating, revising and transmitting purchase orders/stock transfer orders for Ashland supplied materials/components to support production at assigned toll manufacturing locations and working with purchasing and toll manufacturing personnel to resolve any supply issues.
    • Completing goods receipts and quality information for reported toll manufactured products to make product available for customer orders/stock transfers and to consume component inventory used by the toller to produce Ashland product.
    • Coordinating shipment activities of toller produced materials including working with Ashland Logistics and toller personnel to schedule carriers and create necessary shipment paperwork and post goods issue documents. Resolve shipment discrepancies and take any necessary follow up actions to meet business/customer requirements or inventory issues. 
    • Working with the Toll Manufacturing Managers and Purchasing Managers to resolve manufacturing issues including quality control and inventory rework/scrapping.
    • Working with Ashland planning personnel and product management to maintain proper inventory levels of products and components to support business goals by evaluating and suggesting changes to SAP system information. Assisting the Toll Manufacturing Manager/Product Manager to identify slow moving/off-grade (SMOG) inventory and implement proper disposition activities.
    • Working with the Toll Manufacturing Manager and appropriate toller personnel to coordinate processing efficiency projects at the toll manufacturing facility.



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

    • High school graduate required. Technical school/post-secondary education a plus
    • Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States


    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • 3-5 years experience in inventory management, plant operations and/or customer service
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a variety of Ashland personnel and outside personnel to accomplish production and business goals
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to track and prioritize/re-prioritize multiple on-going tasks
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong proficiency in SAP transactions – procurement, MRP and/or customer service areas
    • Ability to travel occasionally (0-5 days/year) for training, inventory counts or operational meetings.


    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 2018-7283 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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