Extrusion Technician - 1st Shift

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Date: Mar 27, 2024

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

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. 




The Extrusion Operator is primarily responsible to verify that the proper pin and die are used for the set up as well as properly complete the router with the correct set-up and material information.  Once the job is set up and running they are responsible to keep the machine running with in the applicable tolerance and supply Quality Control with samples for verification.  Upon Quality Control approval, product is bagged and staged.  Once job is complete, operator is responsible for tearing down and cleaning the machine for the next start up. 



  • Verify equipment/tools/materials used per work order/process guide.
  • Understand and follow the instructions per applicable router for your job.
  • Ensure the quality of the product meets the specifications listed on the router.
  • Identify and install pin and dies correctly.
  • Accurately record data on the router, QAD/Factivity (or similar ERP or labor/material reporting software), daily production tickets, time clocks and any other forms used in your area.
  • Clean out machine properly, reinstall screw, water lines, feed roller, chain guard and remove pin/die and return to proper location.
  • Understand and follow the SOP’s pertaining to your area.
  • Understand and follow the Work Instructions pertaining to your area.
  • Observe and promote Company standards and policies on safety, quality and productivity.
  • Understand Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in medical device and clean room environment
  • Support and observe 5S and other lean manufacturing methodologies.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, or equivalent, plus some additional specialized training.
  • At least 6 months of experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Mechanical, machine operating or extrusion experience (preferred).
  • 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
  • Able to convert units of measurement, add, subtract multiplication and division.
  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.
  • This physical demand level for this job is considered medium with frequent lifting 10-25 pounds. Exposure to lifting more than 50 pounds is rare (if ever).

If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Maintenance, QC, ERP, Technician, Supply, Manufacturing, Quality, Technology, Operations

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