QC Lead - 2nd Shift

Date: Nov 15, 2023

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 QC Tech Lead is primarily responsible for performing inspection of raw materials, sub-assembled products, labeling, and finished goods.  They coordinate the efficient movement of product through the manufacturing processes and assist in the identification, quarantine, and disposition non-conforming product.



  • Understand and follow Company SOPs and work instructions.
  • Observe and promote Company standards and policies on Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Perform inspection and testing of parts to ensure conformity to Vesta and customer specifications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of cGMP and GDP, significant figures.
  • Ensure that the proper equipment, tools, and materials are used as per the manufacturing documents.
  • Correctly use and read basic measuring devices, gauging equipment, and scales to perform inspections.
  • Record inspection data accurately and in a timely manner on manufacturing documents or in quality systems (as applicable).
  • Perform sampling using AQL Tables.
  • Self-train to required training plan items.
  • Demonstrate the ability to independently operate complex measuring equipment.
  • Read and effectively interpret drawings and specifications.
  • Able to initiate Quality Holds/ NCMRs with supervision.
  • Make decisions on product acceptance and is able to justify decisions to others.
  • Perform process audits to identify issues on the production floor.
  • Participate in environmental monitoring as applicable.
  • Understand and participate in qualification studies (e.g. GRR, Validation, etc.).
  • Qualified or Certified Trainer in Quality Standards. (Train the trainer)
  • Trained in SPC and Capability Analysis.
  • Submit change to documents as appropriate (improvements).
  • Perform reviews of manufacturing documents to ensure accuracy.
  • Participate/ lead incoming inspection activities as applicable.
  • Perform daily tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Create RMA, rework instructions and performs training.
  • Able to program complex measuring equipment and train others on its use.
  • Perform First Articles, Gage R&R, Incoming Inspections, Capability Studies, and Validations without Supervision (work with Engineering as appropriate).
  • Able to enter data in Minitab for Gage R&R and Capability Analyses.
  • Initiate and manage Holds / NCMRs.
  • Understand and assist in developing Control Plans, Process FMEAs.
  • Working knowledge of SPC and decision making based on analysis of data.
  • Independently work on daily basis with no supervision / manage daily responsibilities.
  • ASQ Certification or equivalent through experience and job knowledge.
  • Basic understanding of poor quality.
  • Lead and manage QC activities.





  • Other duties as assigned.


HIRING GUIDELINES: (To perform job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred).

  • Successful completion of 4-years of high school or equivalent
  • A working knowledge of computers and windows-based computer software experience is essential.
  • Must be able to work assigned hours.
  • Excellent (written and verbal) communication and effective human interaction skills.
  • Flexible to change and possess a high degree of integrity and a “can do attitude”.
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals.
  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.
  • Demonstrate a cooperative behavior with coworkers and supervisors at all times.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good math skills



PHYSICAL DEMANDS: (They physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.  The phrases “occasionally”, “frequently” and “constantly” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to 33% of working time, “frequently” means between 34%-66% of working time, and “constantly” means 67% and more of working time.  Additionally vision requirement definitions are as follows: close vision-clear vision at 20 inches or less, distance vision—clear vision at 20 feet or more, color vision-ability to identify and distinguish colors, peripheral vision-ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point, depth perception-three-dimensional vision-ability to judge distances and spatial  relationships and ability to focus—ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus ).


The physical demand for this job is considered light with occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.  Exposure to lifting more than 25 pounds is rare (if ever).


The employee must be ambulatory and able to travel from site to site.  They will be exposed to dynamic standing and sitting.  Rarely) if ever) will the employee be subject to pushing/pulling, floor to knuckle lift/lower, knuckle lift/lower, knuckle to shoulder lift/lower, shoulder to overhead lift/lower, sustained bending, climb/balance/ stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, reach above shoulders or repetitive bending or squatting.


The following vision requirements apply:

Close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities).


The employee will be required to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment such as:  Safety glasses in the designated areas, hairnet/beard net, gloves when handling hot objects or solvents, jumpsuit, earplugs (when needed) on production floor.



The employee will constantly use PC with Microsoft Office products with occasional use of QAD (or similar ERP system) and various internet-based websites (such as Private Bank or Fidelity—or similar websites). Also tools and equipment such as, lamp/lens, electronic scales and various fixtures will be needed for inspection, and some hand tools may be used for part forming


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. This Job Description is not a contract for employment.


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.

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