Production Operator Lead at Ashland, LLC

Posted in General Business 12 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Hackensack, New Jersey

Job Description:

Pharmachem Laboratories LLC

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 Production Operator Lead to join our Health & Wellness business at our South Hackensack  - Louis Street, New Jersey. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Manufacturing function. This position will report to Production Supervisor.

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

  • Maintain production batch record from start to end of production process

  • Ensure proper product and packaging component are used as per work order

  • Maintain food safety and quality of product with GMP – PPE, sanitation program

  • Enforce safety policy to maintain zero incident culture

  • Train employee on applicable SOPs and enforce as needed

  • Operate all equipment on packaging line and maintain equipment with minor repair and schedule PM (training will be provided)

  • Maintain warehouse and premises to comply GMP, safety, environmental regulatory requirement, pest control program

  • Support to maintain warehouse, PPE inventory

  • Additional responsibilities as needed by the management to maintain quality and productivity

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

  • High School diploma and/or minimum 3 years of experience on packaging line

  • Communication skill – bilingual (Preferred English, Spanish)

  • Basic computer knowledge

  • Willing to learn and operate forklift (training will be provided)

The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit:

  • May need to work extended hours during the week and weekend as needed

  • Current position is for day shift, may need to move in second shift

  • Excellent oral and writing skills

In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit to see the innovations we offer.
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.
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 chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.

Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 

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. 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.