Maintenance Technician

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Date: May 11, 2024

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Maintenance Technician

Job Location: Franklin, WI

Job Type: Full-time

Type of Role: Onsite


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.   


Join our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as a Maintenance Technician

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the medical device manufacturing 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:

The Franklin, WI location is about 15 miles south of Milwaukee, and has about 350 employees. As part of the Advanced Materials division, this site manufactures medical devices such as silicone tubes used in surgeries. Many of our team members operate in a cleanroom environment to maintain safety regulations of these products. 


What You'll Do:

The Maintenance Technician is primarily responsible to respond, troubleshoot and perform repair work on injection molding machines and other manufacturing equipment in a timely manner.  Additionally, maintain all auxiliary equipment for water, power, pneumatics, hydraulics, and HVAC equipment.  Performs daily, weekly, and monthly preventive maintenance on all machines and equipment.


What We're Looking For:

  • Repair all building issues in accordance with clean room requirements.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair all capital equipment.
  • Monitor, schedule, and complete preventive maintenance of all mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and electronic equipment including capital equipment, air compressors, HVAC, fire suppression and alarm systems.
  • Identify, procure, and maintain critical spare parts inventory.
  • Facilitate the movement of equipment and furniture for relocation or reconfiguration.
  • Work with outside contractors to repair, refurbish or install building systems and equipment on schedule.
  • Respond, troubleshoot, and perform emergency repair work on manufacturing equipment in a timely manner based on priority established by production management.
  • Report status of repair jobs promptly to Production Supervisor and Facilities Supervisor.
  • Complete assigned maintenance tasks to support process improvement, scrap reduction, new product development and other engineering-led activities.
  • Performed planned maintenance on extrusion, molding and assembly equipment including but not limited to injection and transfer presses, material mixers, extruders, mills, ovens, scales, testers, and assemblers.
  • Support and recommend improvement to the preventive maintenance program.
  • Support flawless launch activities, participate in kaizen events, and provide facilities maintenance and installation support to complete lean manufacturing efforts.
  • Work closely with Operations and Engineering to develop and improve processes that meet customer expectations on cost, quality, and delivery of new and existing products.
  • Understand and follow the SOP’s pertaining to the specific area.
  • Understand and follow the Work Instructions pertaining to the specific area.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, GED or equivalent required. 
  • Completion of two years of college or graduation from a two-year technical college with an associate degree, preferably focusing in the areas of mechanical, electrical, electronics, hydraulics, or pneumatic systems repair is a plus!
  • 2+ years of experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Experience with blueprints and schematics.
  • Certificate in Troubleshooting and Repair of Hydraulic or Electrical Systems (preferred).
  • Good understanding of pneumatic control circuit design, installation, and troubleshooting.
  • Excellent skills in implementing effective preventive and corrective maintenance programs.
  • Technical ability to complete qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) requirements, read and interpret hydraulic prints and electrical schematics, and firm grasp of electrical and hydraulic codes.


Physical Requirements:

This physical demand level for this job is considered medium with frequently lifting 10-25 pounds. Exposure to lifting more than 50 pounds is rare (if ever).


Perks and Reqards That Inspire:

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

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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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