Extrusion Technician Level I - 2nd 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 - 2nd Shift 

Job Location: Corona, CA

Job type: Full-Time (4pm-4am) 

Type of role: On-Site


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as an Extrusion Technician Level I

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the medical 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 Level I, you will be responsible for carrying out the production of medical grade extruded tubing in a safe and proper manner helping to improve quality, reduce scrap to meet all task and cycle time requirements 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:

  • Work Safely with Hot Plastic, Plastics Machinery and Automation
  • Express safety ideas, thoughts, and concerns verbally or in a written form.
  • Adhere to all cGMP /GDP Standards, Procedures and Work Instructions
  • Collect Product - By spool, rack, table length or bagging product if cut in line.
  • Work 12 hours (with applicable breaks) standing in a clean room environment.
  • Execute all tasks with no damage to equipment, tooling or automation.
  • Proper cleaning, set up, assembly / clean out of extrusion work cells.
  • Restock supplies for next shift
  • Communicate information to next technician taking over line at shift change effectively
  • Complete basic line clearance with no support (no functional testing) in addition to maintaining paperwork correctly throughout run (extrusion run sheet, checklist, in-process inspection sheet, and clock paperwork)
  • Verify and confirm all routers and work order instructions before and during production, maintain all paperwork properly (with support of QC -Suprvr)
  • Run material moisture test as required.
  • Support and observe 5S and other lean manufacturing methodologies.
  • Use SMED pre-assemblies
  • Use of basic hand / power tools, plastics equipment tools- supplies (snap gauge, tank distance gauge, caliper, torque wrench, allen wrenches, brass – implements, proper use of propane torches and polishing wheels)
  • Set up single lumen/single layer extrusion jobs, verifying correct inspection method, tool and dies are used per the work order and customer drawing with support from a Level III or higher.
  • Set up Zumbach system for measuring the extrusion profile as produced
  • Debugging and modifying of process as required with support from a Level III, Level I, II Technician or Engineer.
  • Cut and measure product on MicroVu system
  • Use pin gauges, snap gauges, or other tools for measuring product
  • Document process parameters.
  • Extrusion of tubing to desired specifications to expected schedule.
  • Remove material from a dryer after production run completed, clean dryer and weigh / document material.
  • Work ethically and respects those around them to create a positive, supportive working environment.
  • Observe and promote Company standards and policies on safety, quality and productivity.

Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Successful completion of high school, GED or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience as an operator, or manufacturing associate.
  • 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. 




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