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Chemical Operator

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Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: Gastonia, NC, US, 28056

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.   Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives. 


  • Ensure finished compound batches are filtered to the proper package, including verification that the product is within all specifications, proper sampling, and recordkeeping.
  • Deliver the specified package to the scales to be used for weighing a completed batch.
  • Generate workplace and shipping labels from SAP to place on packaged product.
  • Proper selection and use of pumps, lines, hoses and filtration equipment including: inspection, cleaning, and initiating maintenance work requests for defective equipment
  • Make additions to a Mix Tank as requested by the Team Leader and an “A” or “B” operator; Record all additions made on the Batch Sheet and initial.
  • Store raw materials and finished products in an organized and safe manner
  • General housekeeping in process areas
  • Enter batch data into SAP.
  •  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The Operator is expected to perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by the Team Leader or management.



  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • "C" Operator is an entry-level position; previous experience is not required.
  • Job duties include lifting 55 lb. bags and climbing stairs and ladders
  • Must be medically fit to wear a negative pressure respirator
  • Basic math skills, reading comprehension, and the ability to communicate with others
  • Must satisfactorily complete all safety training courses as offered by management

Gastonia is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area.  Charlotte is the largest city between Washington, D.C. and Dallas, Texas.  Because of the ease of getting to Charlotte from anywhere in the world, it has earned the nickname "the International Gateway to the South."  Charlotte is located just hours away from the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains to the west and popular beaches, including Myrtle Beach, on the Carolina coast.   Whether it's arts and culture, sports and recreation, dining, shopping or nightlife & entertainment, Charlotte has it all.


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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let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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