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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Avon Lake, OH, US, 44012

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.



Candidate will be responsible for managing building operations, including multiple processing units and product families. Responsibilities include reactor operations, packaging product, loading / unloading bulk trucks and raw material handling.



  • Maintain total compliance to all health, safety, environmental and quality requirements of the department.
  • Ensure safe operations by observing all Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE&S) procedures.
  • Understand the general concepts of ISO-9001.
  • Serve on the Facility Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Fire Brigade and participate in a minimum of 40 hours of annual mandatory training for the first 5 years of employment.
  • Ensure safe operations by observing all Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE&S) procedures.
  • Handling of all raw materials – including heated raw materials, hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals (e.g. acrylates, isocyanates).
  • Follow charge sheets and batch instructions to produce high quality products using Delta V control system and manual operations.
  • Sample finished goods and in process material as required.  Run in-process QC tests as required.
  • Safely unload bulk and packaged raw materials as needed to support building operations.
  • Handle finished product packaging. This consists of label making, filling totes, drumming product in 30- or 50-gallon drums, filling 5- or 7-gallon pails, assembling pails, and bulk loading of tank trucks.
  • Palletizing, wrapping, and shipping of hazardous and non-hazardous products.
  • Diagnose process and equipment problems/make minor repairs or suggest work orders.  Work with maintenance to perform calibrations, and LO/TO of equipment as needed.
  • Perform housekeeping in process area on regular basis to ensure a safe operation and meet cGMP standards and best practices.
  • Accurate administrative record keeping such as shift logs or spreadsheets, startup checklists, waste logs, status logs and production reporting.
  • Perform SAP transactions as required, including production reporting and inventory look up.
  • Successfully complete initial and annual refresher training to maintain certification.

 Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • High School graduate from an accredited school or equivalent GED.
  • Successfully pass assessment tests and be in good standing.
  • Reliable attendance records and willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work with limited supervision is a must.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with other shifts and day staff.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and to manipulate 500 lb. drums with drum carts and mechanical aids.
  • Experience and or ability to operate fork truck and hand cart.
  • Ability and willingness to serve on the Facility Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Fire Brigade and participate in a minimum of 40 hours of annual mandatory training for at least the first 5 years of employment.
  • Ability to be trained on SAP to a high level of accuracy for data entry.


 Considered a Plus:

  • Experience with Delta V
  • Previous reactor or control room experience. 


Work Schedule:

The work schedule is a 12-hour, 4 shift rotation (A,B,C,D). Some overtime is expected beyond the normal schedule


While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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