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Extruder Operator

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Date: Jun 20, 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.



  • 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.
  • 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 for the first 2 weeks.
  • When EO training is complete, this person will work a 12-hour rotating shift as determined by the supervisor.

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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