Ashland Corporate

  • Beverage Scientist

    Job Locations US-NJ-Bridgewater
    Job Post Information* : 1 month ago(10/1/2018 10:57 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 has an exciting opportunity for a Beverage Scientist to join our Ashland Specialty Ingredient business at our Bridgewater, NJ location. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Health & Wellness function. This position will report to Principal Scientist.


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

    •  Serves beverage technology customers by providing laboratory analysis on colloidal stabilization of beverages.
    • Provides full colloidal stabilization analysis on beverage samples submitted by customers. This will include consulting and working closely with Beverage R&D Manager, establishing sample dosing regimens, developing and implementing analytical procedures, evaluating laboratory information and reporting results.
    • Answering customer queries via phone or email.
    • Producing customer reports in conjunction with the Beverage R&D Manager. All written communication to the customer must be first reviewed by the Beverage R&D Manager.
    • Maintains laboratory equipment performance by establishing quality standards, developing operations, quality and troubleshooting procedures, discussing equipment replacement, service and repair.
    • Maintain laboratory productivity, identifying peak and slack periods and setting up priorities in conjunction with Beverage R&D Manager.
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending industry conventions, reviewing professional brewing publication establishing personal network.
    • Resolves problems through open dialogue and discussion with the beverage R&D Manager.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results with the Beverage technical and business team.
    • Evaluation of new polymers in beverage matrix.
    • Active involvement in Beverage R&D Innovation Projects
    • Up to 30% travel

    **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:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Biology or equivalent experience required.
    • Technical skills in analyzing information and producing presentations

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • Experience presenting technical information, technical report writing, producing


    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 2018-7336 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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