Ashland Corporate

  • Operations Technician

    Job Locations US-SC-Piedmont
    Job Post Information* : 4 weeks ago(4 weeks 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 LLC has an exciting opportunity for an Operations Technician to join our Chemical Intermediates and Solvents group at our Piedmont, SC location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Manufacturing function. This position will report to Plant Manager.


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

    • Responsible for the production of batch quantities of specialty materials for various coatings and adhesives
    • Raw material handling including: product movement, additions/weights, and packaging of unused material
    • Perform calibration of process control instrumentation
    • Record and document all maintained tasks performed
    • Maintain compliance with all health, safety and environmental procedures and guidelines
    • This job requires the wearing of long-sleeve Nomex uniforms, respirators (requiring clean-shaven face at all times while on-duty) and other Personal Protective Equipment
    • Frequent lifting, climbing, and utilization of a forklift


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

    • 5 years’ chemical plant experience (batch or continuous operations)
    • A High School Diploma
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Experience with process control and computer use including: Windows/Office Programs, SAP, GPMate and other programs.
    • Ability to work in a team or individually with dependability, strong judgement, initiative and a positive attitude
    • Forklift operation experience
    • Authorized to work in the U.S.

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or a related field

    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 2018-7291 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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