Ashland Corporate

  • Electrical Controls Engineer

    Job Locations US-OH-Dublin
    Job Post Information* : 2 weeks ago(11/30/2018 11:49 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 an Electrical/Process Controls Engineer to join our Ashland LLC Capital Engineering Department. The preferred location is our Dublin, OH campus but our Wilmington, DE campus will also be considered. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company to support capital projects domestically and internationally. This position will report to the Manager of the Capital Engineering Design Group in Dublin, OH.


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

    • The support of multiple capital projects in various locations
    • The preparation of capital project request for quotation packages for consulting engineering firms and process automation systems integrators.
    • The review of deliverables from consulting engineering companies such as front-end loading scope definition and cost estimates, project schedules, and detailed design packages for the power distribution, instrumentation, and automation components of capital projects
    • Collaboration with Ashland Capital Engineering multi-discipline teams to coordinate activity of plant personnel, consulting engineers, systems integrators, and other professionals to ensure project deliverables are met in accordance to quality and schedule expectations.
    • Performing hazardous area classifications, arc flash studies, and short circuit coordination studies; and prepare reports or other engineering deliverables documenting relevant results.
    • The oversight of the process automation portions of capital projects including hardware and software specifications, defining programming expectations for continuous and batch processes, and conducting Factory Acceptance Tests
    • Also included is the development of corporate engineering standards, equipment and instrumentation specifications, and project procedures
    • Commissioning of power, instrumentation, and process automation systems
    • This job involves approximately 30% travel                                                  


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

    • Eligible to work in the United States
    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering required
    • 4-8 years’ experience in chemical or heavy manufacturing industries
    • Experience with US codes such as The National Electrical Code
    • Field experience with commissioning and troubleshooting
    • Experience with process instrumentation (temperature, pressure, level, flow, etc.)
    • Experience with process control systems (PLC/HMI or DCS)
    • Experience with industrial plant power distribution such as motor control centers and variable frequency drives

    The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

    • Knowledge of electrical safety work practices based upon NFPA70E
    • Knowledge of Safety Instrumented Systems based upon IEC 61511
    • Knowledge of Machine Safety Systems based upon ISO 13849
    • Knowledge of electrical hazardous area classification for flammable vapors and combustible dusts
    • Experience with packaging systems
    • Experience with AutoCAD                                                                                                                                             


    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 2018-7440 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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