Extruder Operator

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Date: Jul 6, 2024

Location: Avon Lake, OH, US, 44012

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 



  • Perform all tasks safely observing Health, Safety and Environmental procedures. This Includes:
  • Abiding by plant and department PPE requirements.
  • Following plant safety procedures and cardinal rules.
  • Attending plant and department communication meetings.
  • Completing all Active Learner training requirements on time.
    following plant safety procedures and cardinal rules
  • Attending plant and department communication meetings-completing all active learner training requirements on time.
  • Participating in 5 minutes safety reviews and the near miss scheme.
  • Understand the general concepts of ISO 9001; applicable quality standards.
  • Efficiently package and label finished product in timely manner.
  • Load trailers, complete paperwork and ship finished product without errors.
  • Enter production and create dispatch notes in SAP.
  • Understand how polymerization equipment works & monitor the performance of quality critical equipment.
  • Performing basic maintenance tasks and repairs associated with line operations.
  • Troubleshoot pelletization issues to maximize raw material efficiency.
  • Disassemble, clean and reassemble polymerization lines as required.
  • Complete daily housekeeping tasks.
  • 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.
  • Identify non-conformances to ensure customer complaints are minimized.
  • Assist maintenance personnel when needed.


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Requirements:

  • High School diploma from an accredited school or GED.
  • Candidates for this position must successfully pass assessment tests and be in good standing. 
  • Ability to lift 55 lb. buckets, move 500 lb. barrels and drive a fork lift on a regular basis.
  • 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 five years of employment.
  • Ability to be trained on SAP to a high- level of accuracy for data entry.


Work Schedule:

  • During the training period this position may be placed on an 8- hour day schedule to perform packaging functions.
  • This packaging schedule will not be permanent but may be needed to fill product demand.
  • When EO training is complete, a 12-hour vacation break schedule administered by the TPU day supervisor will be implemented.
  • When future EO shift openings occur, the EO on a vacation break schedule will have the ability to apply for the shift openings. Seniority and good standing will be the criteria for assigning permanent shift assignments.



If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: Facilities, Forklift, ERP, SAP, Data Entry, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology, Administrative

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