2014-4248
Ashland - Piedmont, SC

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Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) provides specialty chemical products, services and solutions for many of the world's most essential industries. Serving customers in more than 100 countries, it operates through four commercial units: Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials and Ashland Consumer Markets (Valvoline). To learn more about Ashland, visit www.ashland.com .

At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people - employees, customers and vendors - define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.

Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.

Description:
Ashland is seeking an Operations Technician.

This is a chemical operator position focusing on production of batch quantities of

specialty materials for the coatings and adhesives markets.

The Operations Technician will batch chemical operating tasks, raw material/product

movement, additions/weights, adjusting process control instrumentation, equipment

adjustments, sampling and testing of products, packaging of material, record

keeping and minor maintenance tasks.

This is a 12-hour shift rotating position. Must have the ability to respond to call-outs,

& flexibility to work overtime.

Qualifications:
Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma
  • 5 Years previous chemical plant experience (batch or continuous operations) is desired
  • Position requires close attention to detail, use of process control computer and
  • personal computers with Windows/Office Programs, SAP, GPMate and other programs
  • Other experience in a manufacturing environment will be considered.
  • Military Experience is a plus.
  • Position requires close attention to detail, use of process control computer and
  • Ability to work in a team or individually, dependability, judgement, initiative
  • positive attitude is a must. This is a safety-sensitive position subject to random drug screens
  • Position can require climbing,lifting, inside/outside activities and use of a forklift
  • The job requires the wearing of long-sleeve Nomex uniforms, respirators (requiring
  • clean-shaven face at all times (while on-duty) and other Personal Protective procedures to follow
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemical company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

In addition to our career opportunities, look at our track record of consistent earnings and our spirit. Look at our values, which define who we are and what we care about as a company. What you have to offer an employer is special. What Ashland has to offer you cannot be found just anywhere.

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 2013-4248 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply online.

Ashland Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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.

**This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.

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