Production Supervisor - Ashland Inc.

Company Name:
Ashland Corporate
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland Inc. (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, food and beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical, tissue and towel, and water treatment. Visit to see the innovations we offer through our four commercial units - Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials and Valvoline.
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.
This position is located in Hernando, MS.
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As a Production Supervisor, you will be responsible for day to day operations of a fast paced department of the Hernando Warehouse, including the receiving, put-away, labeling picking, and shipping of consumer products.
Specifically you will:
Meet all safety and housekeeping expectations
Coordinates all shipping and receiving activities on shift as directed by the manager
Meeting daily production standards to ensure performance metrics are met
Maintain quality of product shipped
Manage inventory including cycle count accuracy
Working knowledge of DOT Hazard labeling and shipping
Handle all employee relation issues as required
Maintain acceptable production and quality levels to ensure the performance metrics
f the business are met
To qualify, you will need the following:
At least one year in a supervisory level position
2-4 years experience in operations, distribution and/or manufacturing, preferably serving a consumer markets customer base
Bachelor of Science (BS) preferred
Excellent communications skills
Working knowledge of WMS or barcode scanners
Good computer skills including all Microsoft Office applications, Lotus Notes, SAP, and other web-based database applications
Working knowledge of DOT Hazardous labeling and shipping
Strong management skills, using a combination of data-based metrics and behavioral expectations to continuously improve group performance
Working knowledge of Responsible Care best practices is desired, with a focus on supporting a shift to a Zero-Incident work culture
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States
This job is based on a ladder structure and the job level (salary) will be determined by the quantity and quality of your experience.

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.
Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. _ _
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 2014-4825 in the Keyword Search field to find this posting and apply online.
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
Date: 2014-08-04
Country: US
State: MS
City: Hernando

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