Ashland Corporate

  • Environmental Specialist

    Job Locations US-MA-Assonet
    Job Post Information* : 3 weeks ago(10/23/2018 1:43 PM)
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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 Environmental Specialist to join our Manufacturing group at our Freetown, MA facility.  This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the EHS function. This position will report to the Environmental, Health & Safety Manager.


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

    • Under direct supervision of the Environmental Manager, assisting with the implementation of established programs to ensure compliance for all site activities with applicable environmental multi-media regulations (air emissions, hazardous waste, wastewater, storm water, wetlands, etc.)
    • Supporting Ashland’s goal of reducing the site’s impact on the environment through initiatives such as waste minimization, sustainability, energy-efficiency, etc.
    • Completing environmental reports, permit applications, and other technical documents
    • Reviewing and approving all operations and activities that have a direct or indirect impact upon the environment
    • Responsible for RCRA (hazardous waste) day-to-day management
    • Performing air emissions calculations and reports
    • Providing environmental training to site employees


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

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Engineering or related field
    • 3+ years in chemical, industrial or manufacturing environment
    • Experience working for an organization with a strong safety culture and dedication to driving all preventable EHS incidents to zero


    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • Experience with formal environmental management systems (e.g. ISO 14001)
    • Experience with leak, detection, and repair (LDAR) procedures
    • Experience with regulatory inspections/audits
    • Trained to participate and/or lead formal Root Cause Analysis techniques
    • Community relations involvement (local emergency planning committees, conservation commissions, emergency responders, etc.)
    • Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training
    • Advanced degree and/or certifications (e.g. Certified Hazardous Materials Manager)
    • Experience working in an OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) regulated facility

    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 2018-6831 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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