Manufacturing Process Engineer - 2nd or 3rd Shift

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

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: Manufacturing Process Engineer    

Job Location: Franklin, WI  

Job type: Full-Time

Type of role: On-Site (Second or Third Shift) 


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as a Manufacturing Process Engineer

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the medical device 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 You'll Do:

      As a Manufacturing Process Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation. The Manufacturing Process Engineer is primarily responsible to provide technical assistance and engineering support to the manufacturing group. Additionally, improve existing processes, develop new and cost-effective manufacturing concepts as well as train production operators, mentor process technicians and engage maintenance personnel in resolving process, material, mold, tooling and equipment problems using systematic methods of troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and irreversible corrective action implementation. Process Engineers are assigned to support a specific area such as molding, extrusion or assembly.


What We're Looking For:

  • Support, specify, and implement manufacturing equipment as well as understand equipment capabilities and limitations.
  • Understand silicone and general manufacturing processes.
  • Proactively suggests improvements to procedures to cut costs, reduce scrap, minimize/eliminate safety hazards, raise or suggest changes to improve processes consistency.
  • Improve existing processes, develop new and cost-effective manufacturing concepts, lead scrap reduction teams through lean methodologies, and actively participate in value improvement projects.
  • Provide technical assistance, process development, and engineering support to the manufacturing floor to include extruding, molding, assembly, and packaging areas to ensure timely delivery of product while meeting customer expectations on cost and quality.
  • Train production operators, mentor process technicians, and engage maintenance personnel in resolving process, material, mold, tooling and equipment problems using systematic methods of troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and irreversible corrective action implementation.
  • Support flawless launch activities through active participation in FMEA, part and tool design reviews, Kaisen and other cross-functional team events.
  • Execute validation and qualification (IQ/OQ/PQ) protocols for new product, equipment, tooling and processes.
  • Follow SOP on re-validation of existing equipment, tooling and processes.
  • Work closely with Project Engineers in developing processes that meet customer expectations on cost, quality, and delivery of new product development.
  • Document lessons learned and report status of all projects and assignments in a timely manner.
  • Review tooling and provided recommendations for refurbishment and/or replacement.
  • Generate, update, and implement process documentation, to include PCO’s, ECO’s, operator work instructions, manufacturing procedures, sample requests, process guides, inspection and troubleshooting guides in a timely manner.
  • Close assigned CAPA’s, NCMR’s, and customer complaints in a timely manner.  
  • Complete project and report status in a timely manner. Utilize project management tools in establishing timelines, building action item list, and completing milestones.
  • Understand and follow SOP’s pertaining to the specific area.
  • Understand and follow the Work Instructions pertaining to the specific area.
  • Conducts work safely and in accordance with company and regulatory guidelines.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Completion of bachelor’s degree in science of engineering with a focus on polymer science.
  • Experience in manufacturing environment preferably in medical devices with hands on responsibility for processes.
  • Experience in thermoset or thermoplastics extrusion, molding and/or assembly process for medical devices preferred.
  • Experience with root cause analysis.

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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