Instrument and Electrical Technician

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Date: Nov 8, 2023

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. 

Job Summary:

The I&E technician will test, calibrate, install and repair instrumentation and electrical equipment related to manufacturing processes for our Avon Lake Facility. Responsibilities will also include troubleshooting and repair of equipment to support continuous production needs.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe operations by observing all Health, Safety, Environmental and Security (HSE&S) procedures.
  • Understand the general concepts of ISO 9001 and cosmetic ingredient GMP
  • Installation, Repair, and Calibration of a variety of Instrumentation (Pressure, Temperature, Flow, and Level) used in Process Manufacturing and Laboratory Areas.
  • Installation, Repair, and Calibration of Control Valves, Actuators, and positioners (pneumatic and electric).
  • Maintenance, Repair, and Calibration of Electronic Scales and Process Feeder Systems
  • Maintenance and repair of electrical systems; motors, breakers, drives, etc.
  • Troubleshoot and test control loops including tuning and calibration of controllers.
  • Configuration and repair maintenance on DCS and PLC systems.
  • Update required documentation for ISO/PSM and CMMS system as needed.
  • Work with Vendors and Suppliers to specify and procure parts or replacements. 
  • Be part of a group call in rotation and available to work overtime as needed.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience & Special Physical Requirements:                         

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Journeyman in Electronic Instrumentation (equivalent education, training and experience considered).
    • Alternate skill set: Journeyman Electrician with electronic instrumentation/controls experience. (Equivalent experience and education considered).
    • Alternate skill set: HVAC Technician with automation/controls experience.
  • Industrial Instrumentation background and experience.
  • Experienced in DCS and PLC Hardware, Installation and Maintenance.
  • Computer proficiency in software related to the instrumentation trade.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member.
  • Take responsibility for own safety and work with minimal supervision.
  • Response to off-shift emergencies, scheduled and unplanned overtime as required.
  • Respirator fit required (facial hair limitations)
  • Ability to work at heights on ladders or man lifts and in awkward positions on or around industrial equipment.
  • Ability to lift as much as 70 lbs. using proper lifting techniques; (45 lbs. repetitive lifting)
  • Ability to operate manlifts, lift trucks, portable or fixed cranes; rigging equipment for removal and servicing.
  • Ability to be trained on SAP to a high level of accuracy for data entry.

Considered a Plus:

  • Associate degree
  • Experience with VFD’s
    • Majority are ABB
    • Repair, Install and Troubleshooting
    • Experience with ABB software
  • Experience with Pneumatic Instrumentation
  • Experience with installation, troubleshooting and repair of UPS systems
  • Experience with generators
  • Experience in fire alarm system troubleshooting, repair and testing
  • Experience working in hazardous locations
  • Experience in conduit layout, bending, and installation
  • Experience with SAP

Working Conditions:

  • Exposure to a potentially dangerous environment
  • High elevations requiring fall protection
  • Extended occurrences of kneeling, stooping, lying down, as well as other physically awkward positions
  • Environment containing high noise levels
  • Exposure to weather elements


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: Testing, Maintenance, Instrumentation, ERP, Electrical, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering

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