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Extruder Operator

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Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Avon Lake, OH, US, 44012

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.



  • 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.
  • 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 palletization issues to maximize raw material efficiency.
  • Disassemble, clean and reassemble polymerization lines as required.
  • Complete daily housekeeping tasks.
  • 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.
  • Able to safely and ergonomically lift 55lbs.Able to be trained on fork lift and powered equipment for movement of heavy loads.
  • Able to be trained on SAP for data entry.
  • Willing to be trained in the machines, process and products.


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 be updated upon completion of training .


With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States.  Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.


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.


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Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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