Ashland Corporate

  • Site Training Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MA-Assonet
    Job Post Information* : 3 weeks ago(10/24/2018 10:10 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 Production Trainer to join our Production Department group at our Freetown, MA. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Operations function. This position will report to Kevin Silva.


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

    • Supervises Process Safety Management (PSM) training to chemical and packaging operators to meet regulatory requirements and ensures accurate recordkeeping of such training. Has primary responsibility for all onsite training except Safety. Maintains paper training file system; has full responsibility for ensuring recordkeeping compliance for both regulatory agencies and customers in assigned Area(s).
    • Using skills and knowledge acquired through formal training in the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) model for training development, develops training goals, assessments (tests) to measure learning or skills transfer, and OJT and classroom presentations and exercises to help the student master the new information or skill(s)
    • Working with the Learning Organization Leader and Area senior management, develops and formalizes training programs.
    • Develops training programs to meet process changes, the addition of new equipment, or changes in regulations, or to keep required training fresh and interesting.
    • Delivers formal training and supervises OJT on PSM subjects for assigned Area; must be able to provide honest assessment of employee training progress to management.
    • Delivers formal training on a variety of non-SPM subjects, as directed and trained.
    • Facilitates various meetings and training sessions, such as root cause analysis, decision making, safety, process improvement, cGMP, and cost reduction, both here at Freetown and at other Ashland facilities.
    • Interfaces with all levels of management to ensure effective and efficient training to meet business goals, professional development of individuals, or other goals as set by senior management.
    • Must remain current on cGMP, ISO 9001/200, and other regulatory issues.
    • Supports assigned Area by conducting CLAWS observations, various safety inspections/audits, and other safety initiatives such as co-leading Job Safety Analysis Team.


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

    • High school graduate required; must have or be able to acquire formal training in Instructional Systems Design or similar formal instructional design methodology.
    • Must have five years’ experience as an operator in a chemical manufacturing environment.
    • Must be able to teach groups in a classroom setting.
    • Must be able to interface with all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent organizational skills for documenting using paper and electronic databases. Must have strong interpersonal and computer skills.
    • Must be a team player, customer-oriented, and lead by example. Should have a strong knowledge of process improvement tools and methodologies, such as statistical process control, Six Sigma, and Lean Manufacturing. Should be a Kepner-Tregoe Program Leader in Analytic Trouble Shooting or Problem Solving and Decision Making, or extensive knowledge and experience with other root cause analysis tools.
    • Should have strong business knowledge and skills.


    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or science related field of study.
    • Five-ten years’ experience as an operator in a chemical manufacturing environment.
    • Previous experience in delivering technical training in a PSM covered facility.
    • Professional training certifications (CPTM, etc.)
    • Database management and design.


    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 2018-7368 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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