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Date: Feb 8, 2018

Location: Corona, California, US, 91710

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 37502 

Vesta, a Lubrizol company is a contract manufacturer that specializes in producing thermoplastic extruded tubing and components for medical devices that are used in hospitals internationally. We strongly believe that it takes quality people to make quality products that are so important for everyday use, and we are always looking to expand our Vesta family. Vesta is located in Corona California which is located in Riverside County. We less than 30 miles away from the beach and Disneyland.

Vesta Corona, California location has a class 8 certified clean room, which is 17,000 square feet. We have 14 extrusion lines as well as co-ex lines. We are able to run multiple extruders which can produce a two layer, stripes and three layer extrusion.

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We are seeking a Production Manager that is responsible for supervising the manufacturing of thermoplastics medical components and device products. Responsible for monitoring the daily production of assemblers and machine operators. Responsible for adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and the manufacture of high quality products that conform to individual customer specifications.  Monitors employee productivity, quality, teamwork, attendance and attention to detail.  Completes timely employee performance reviews.  Responsible for effectively communicating with employees to maintain a healthy and positive working environment and union-free workforce.  Regularly monitors order volume and performs planning and capacity analysis and workforce adjustments to maximize labor utilization. Investigates non-conformances and customer complaints regarding products and recommends permanent manufacturing improvements to correct and prevent recurrences.  Manages Extrusion, Braiding, Secondary Operations, Planning and Packaging departments.



  • Monitoring employees’ daily manufacturing for quality, conforming product.
  • Plans and monitors manufacturing of customer orders for timely shipment and workforce capacity analysis.
  • Managing performance of employee workforce through effective communication and timely performance management.
  • Diagnosing manufacturing problems and recommending corrective and preventive actions.
  • Plans, promotes, and organizes training activities related to product quality.
  • Understand and follow the SOP’s pertaining to the specific area.
  • Understand and follow the Work Instructions pertaining to the specific area.
  • Team with product development function to ensure smooth transition of R&D product to production.
  • Identify opportunities for Value Improvement Projects (VIP’s) to reduce manufacturing costs
  • Develop Department Supervisors to act as assist in running manufacturing.
  • Team with Quality Control Department in the disposition of non-conforming product and resolution of quality problems.
  • Maintains standards for housekeeping and safety.
  • Monitors facilities to make sure that it runs at an optimal capacity and prevents down time. Suggests areas of improvements



  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, or equivalent, plus completion of two years of college or graduation from a two-year technical college with an associate’s degree (bachelor’s degree preferred) with a concentration in either manufacturing, operations, planning, engineering or business manufacturing.
  • Seven to ten years of experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Lean Manufacturing Green Belt Certification required.
  • Lean Manufacturing Black Belt Certification preferred.
  • Experience with case study, p acquisition and mathematical analysis and conclusion.
  • Able to effectively make presentations in both large and small group settings.
  • Experience supervising personnel in a manufacturing setting to include distribution of work, scheduling, training, answering of questions related to work, problem solving, performance management and discipline.



  • Knowledge of medium to advanced statistical concepts
  • Able to calculate product cost breakdowns such as: piece/hr., hrs./piece, total cost of manufacture, piece part cost, machine and manufacturing cycle times, manufacturing yields, efficiencies, OTIF, costs by operation, and machine and equipment capacity.
  • Proficient on Excel software. Ability to create and interpret spreadsheets, pivot tables and cost analysis.
  • Excellent (written and verbal) communication and effective human interaction skills.
  • Flexible to change, and possess a high degree level of integrity and “can do attitude”.
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals.
  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.



Lubrizol Benefits

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Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans

401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan

Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings

Health Savings Account


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Vesta is located in Corona CA, the golden state. Corona is located in Southern California where the beaches are less than 30 miles away. You can take a 20 minute drive to the Happiest Place on Earth- Disneyland and see their beloved firework show at 9:00pm every night. Corona is a 45 minute drive to Los Angeles, the entertainment capital in the world. The City of Los Angeles is home of the new Los Angeles Rams who have shaken up and created new excitement for the locals. This city is diverse with many different cultures and restaurants. Summer starts off with many different music festivals such as: Coachella, Snowglobe, Stagecoach and so much more. Vegas is less than 4 hours away and an easy drive for a weekend getaway.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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