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Process Technician - 1st Shift

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Date: Jun 6, 2022

Location: Franklin, WI, US, 53132

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Vesta, part of Lubrizol LifeSciences, offers custom medical manufacturing services, including precision thermoplastic and silicone extrusion as well as comprehensive silicone fabrication from its ISO 13485 certified facilities. Vesta capitalizes on more than 40 years’ experience, leveraging expertise in design assistance, material selection and quality compliance to enable our customer’s success.

Vesta has served as a trusted medical device outsourcing partner for four decades, delivering innovative solutions in molding, extrusion and assembly. Our Franklin, Wisconsin location includes ISO 7 certified clean room, ISO 8 controlled environment, 116,000 ft2 (10,700 m2), 17 extruders with 12 lines, 75 molding presses and a dedicated R&D laboratory. Every one of our medical device manufacturing, assembly and support services has quality at its core. Our highly collaborative, end-to-end, medical device process validation ensures quality without sacrificing product performance.

**$2,500 SIGN-ON BONUS**



The Commercial Machine Process Technician is primarily responsible to set-up, troubleshoot and maintain commercial equipment to meet or exceed manufacturing expectations and requirements.



  • Perform commercial molding machine set-ups from mold installation thru producing an acceptable product
  • Primary contact for troubleshooting of commercial molding process/equipment problems, analyze problems / solutions
  • Support the manufacturing of molding jobs thru material changes and equipment maintenance, ie; filters, mixers, etc.
  • Perform daily production and routine maintenance of mold cleanings, plastic media blast and/or solvent cleaning verify mold condition when job is complete
  • Verify Line Clearance
  • Convey unused tooling to the proper storage locations and condition / repair or replace if needed.
  • Run acceptable first shots
  • Mold Test slabs and pucks
  • Signoffs on Routers and Post Cure Verifications
  • Maintain Safety, Quality, Productivity, scrap, rework, utilization, and efficiency
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • 6 axis robot programming a plus


  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, or equivalent is required.
  • Completion of two years of college or graduation from a two-year technical college with an associate’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Pneumatics Technology , is a plus
  • Experience performing mechanical, electrical, electronics, hydraulics or pneumatic systems repair is a requirement
  • Five or more years of experience, or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Clear understanding of Preventative Maintenance Programs and 5S principles
  • Medical Device manufacturing and clean room environment experience is desired



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).



Lubrizol is located in Franklin WI, a growing community of 35,000 people that is located in the Southeastern portion of Wisconsin, approximately 15 miles south of Milwaukee, WI and about 60 miles north of Chicago, Il.  The Southeastern portion of Wisconsin is bordered on the east by Lake Michigan, a Great Lake that has fantastic fishing and boating opportunities.  The City of Milwaukee is a diverse community with many ethnic festivals that occur almost every weekend from June until September.  Starting with the last week in June until the second weekend in July, the Henry Maier Festival Park, hosts Summerfest, one of the largest outdoor music festivals, highlighted by the American Family Amphitheater, which hosts Main Stage concerts every evening.  Milwaukee is also the home to Harley Davidson, the Harley Museum and week-long Harley Davidson Motorcycle fest every 5 years.  If you are into professional sports, Milwaukee is home to the Milwaukee Brewers, who play at American Family Field, the Milwaukee Bucks, the 2021 NBA National Champions, play at Fiserv Forum, and the Green Bay Packers are within 2 hours driving distance from Milwaukee. 


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.


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