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Material Handler

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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.




This position is responsible for ensuring safe and efficient flow of materials through the TPU manufacturing areas. This person interacts daily with the production planner, production coordinator, supervisors, operators, process engineers and maintenance personnel. This position reports directly to the Logistics Team Leader.




  • Understand the hazards and save handling practices for all raw materials utilized in the department.
  • Understand general concepts of ISO 9001.
  • Safely receive packaged raw materials following all raw material receiving procedures
  • Perform offline blending, screening, and packaging.  Follow priorities set by the logistics team to meet production schedule and customer delivery expectations.
  • Sample and package warehouse and hot room aged material to meet customer delivery expectations.
  • Accurately document and report off-line screening, blending, and packaging.
  • Handle all required SAP transactions including receiving raw materials, packaged production, and packaged shipping as needed.
  • Ensure proper cleaning of all equipment to avoid contamination or cross contamination of finished goods
  • Diagnose process and equipment problems/make minor repairs or suggest improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain an organizational system for the B471 warehouse and raw material storage areas. 
  • Perform cycle counts for packaging supplies and raw materials.
  • Safely load trailers for shipment to the off-site warehouse.
  • Safely receive and unload returned goods and damaged goods.
  • Safely load and unload candle oven and jet cleaner.
  • Understand and implement the principles of 5S.
  • Help expedite line turnarounds when needed.
  • Help assemble candle filters when needed


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Requirements:


  • Evidence of a strong Safety and Continuous Improvement mindset
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft Office
  • Trained forklift operator


Considered a Plus:


  • Knowledge of TPU manufacturing process, finished goods and raw materials
  • Experience training fellow employees
  • Demonstrated success in reporting accuracy

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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