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Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: Corona, CA, US, 92879

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corona site 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 Lubrizol family. Lubrizol is located in Corona California which is located in Riverside County. We less than 30 miles away from the beach and Disneyland.

JOB TITLE: Quality Technician

DATE: September 2020

REPORTS TO: Quality Supervisor


CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt (Indirect Hourly)



REVISED: September 2020


POSITION SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of a quality assurance technician is to verify, thru the inspection of parts, that the tubing conforms to the specifications of our customers and/or Vesta specifications. This job description reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.


Light/Transitional Duties: Maintaining paper records Job Task Rotation: In-line inspection and final inspection


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Duties and responsibilities are functions of the job and should not reflect the special talents or performance of an employee. • Provide line clearance • Inspection of tubing for visual defects • Inspection of tubing for dimensional specifications (using ring gages, pin gages vision system, snap gage, etc.) • Functional and mechanical testing • Cutting of tubing to length • In-line inspection (In Production Room) • Annealing and Heatshrink Expansion Inspection • Documentation of inspection results • Reading and interpreting product drawings and specifications


WORK ENVIRONMENT: • Wet, humid conditions (non-weather)- occasional at 10% of the day • Work near moving mechanical parts – occasional at 30% of the day • Work in high, precarious places – occasional at 5% of the day • Fumes or airborne particles – occasional at 5% of the day • Outdoor weather conditions – occasional at 5% of the day 

This type of work environment requires: • Moderate Noise (such as; manufacturing shop with machines and/or computer printers).


PROTECTIVE CLOTHING/EQUIPMENT REQUIRED: Personal protective equipment is required in the following areas: • Safety glasses in all production areas West of the Extrusion desks • Safety glasses in and around Expansion inspection • Ear muffs in the Braiding Room


PHYSICAL DEMAND LEVEL FOR THIS JOB: Frequently, lifting up to 5 pounds at 50% of the day, occasionally, lifting up to 25 pounds at 20% of the day and occasionally, lifting up to 50 pounds at 5% of the day.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Static Standing/Sitting– occasional at 10% of the day • Dynamic Standing/Walking – occasional at 10% of the day • Pushing/Pulling (rough) poundage of force – occasional at 5% of the day • Floor to knuckle lift/lower – occasional at 3% of the day • Knuckle to shoulder lift/lower – occasional at 3% of the day • Sustained Bending – occasional at 5% of the day • Use hands to finger or handle or touch – frequently at 50% of the day • Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl – occasional at 10% of the day • Reach above shoulders – occasional at 3% of the day


EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS AND TRAINING GUIDELINES: • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE: • Must have three (3) or more years of quality control/assurance experience working in a manufacturing environment and previous on the job experience • A well-rounded knowledge of the practices, tools, equipment, methods, and materials used in quality assurance environment.


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


COMPETENCIES: • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: • Continuous Learning - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; seeks feedback to improve performance; pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others. • Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively. • Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.• Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail. • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics. • Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods. • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; demonstrates group presentation skills; participates in meetings. • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information. • Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values. • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan. • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans. • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.


REQUIREMENTS: Demonstrate they possess understanding of the importance of product conformity Demonstrate that they understand lot numbers and traceability Organized, neat and meticulous Able to perform repetitive tasks efficiently Good communication and interpersonal skills The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation. Other duties may be assigned as needed. Basic math skills Perform other duties, as required.


EDUCATION: Successful completion of 4-years of high school, or equivalent, plus some additional specialized training.


COMPUTER SOFTWARE: Basic Knowledge -Microsoft Office


Certificate and Licenses: Not required.


The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation. Other duties may be assigned as needed.


The Lubrizol Corona site is located in 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 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.


Do You Need Assistance?

Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

Nearest Major Market: Corona
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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