Extrusion Technician Level I - 1st Shift

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Date: Jul 13, 2024

Location: Corona, CA, US, 92879

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

​​Salary Range: $23.00/hour 


About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

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 Title: Extrusion Technician Level I - 1st Shift 

Job Location: Corona, CA

Job type: Full-Time (4am-4pm)

Type of role: On Site


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as an Extrusion Technician

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the medical device industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What Will Be Your Environment:

Strategically located in the heart of Southern California’s medical device industry, the 53,000 square-foot facility is equipped with test laboratories for device testing and benchmarking, prototyping and development, and clean rooms for volume production with around 120 employees.


What You'll Do:

As an Extrusion Technician, you will be responsible for carrying out the production of medical grade extruded tubing. The primary responsibility of the Extrusion Technician is to manufacture tubing to customer given specifications, which will differ from customer to customer. The Extrusion Technician uses lean tools for process improvement ideas, 5S, Value streams, Kanban, and 3P for ergonomic workstation improvement, continuous flow and single piece flow to reduce scrap and meet task and cycle times. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life.


What We're Looking For:

  • Sets up extrusion jobs, verifies correct pin, tool and dies are used per the work order and customer drawing.
  • Cleaning, assembly, dismantle, and maintenance of extrusion and ancillary equipment.
  • Extrusion of tubing to desired specifications and within allotted schedules.
  • Documenting of process parameters.
  • Debugging and modifying of process as required.
  • Ability to read basic and understand CAD drawings.
  • Careful not to damage tool and screws before and after the run.
  • Verifies and confirms all routers and work order instructions before moving to the next operation.
  • Understand and follow the SOP’s and work instructions pertaining to the area.
  • Familiarity with extrusion equipment and other machinery.
  • Basic knowledge of plastics.
  • Basic understanding of tooling design.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Able to work hours standing in a clean environment.
  • Use of propane torches and polishing wheels.
  • Use of basic hand tools.
  • Ability to work with hot plastic.
  • Experience in extrusion of thermo plastic material.
  • Understanding of ISO requirements as well as conformance to all Good Manufacturing Practices and Good Documentation Practices.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Successful completion of four-years of high school
  • Experience as an extrusion operator, preferably in medical or equivalent.
  • Mechanical, machine operating or extrusion experience (preferred).


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave

Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! 

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities. 

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. 




Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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