Blend Technician

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Date: Jul 17, 2024

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77034

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 www.Lubrizol.com.

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.   

         

Responsibilities

 

  • Understand and comply with all applicable internal CPI /Lubrizol and external health, safety, security, and environmental policies.  Follow established procedures as described in ISO-9001 and RC-14001
  • Blend, package, and ship quality products in compliance with Quality and HSES Standards set in place by CPI and Lubrizol
  • Print and complete Batch sheets in   -- SAP transactions
  • Follow detailed blend recipes
  • Safely perform operating tasks using a variety of chemical processing equipment.
  • Organize work to meet multiple tasks
  • Load and Unload bulk raw materials from tanker trucks and ISO containers– SAP transactions
  • Package material into containers (pails, drums, totes, etc.)
  • Prepare and ship samples for lab analysis
  • Pull orders and label appropriately
  • Ability to perform physical labor (drum and pail material handling as well as lift chemical hoses)
  • Leasding role in keeping warehouse clean and organized -- 5S philosophies
  • Maintain clean appearance of tanks, scales and all facility resources
  • Supporting role maintaining pumps, hard lines, meters, mixers, air compressors, forklifts and other equipment
  • Supporting role calibrating meters and adjust calibration if necessary.
  • Operate forklift in a safe manner
  • Supporting role with cycle counts and physical inventory
  • Ensure appearance of products being shipped meet CPI’s as well as our customers’ expectations

 

 

 

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications

 

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Basic math and reading skill
  • Good computer skills
  • Ability to read and interpret work instructions

 

CONSIDERED A PLUS:

  • Previous forklift
  • Knowledge of chemistry and chemical hazards
  • Knowledge of pumping operations, tank operations, and filtration equipment
  • Previous experience in a team-based work environment
        • Mechanical aptitude
        • Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Office
        • 5S experience

 

 

Decision Making

 

  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement
  • To be successful as a US Blend Technician, one must be able to perform tasks independently

 

Behaviors

 

  • Good interpersonal communication skills (oral/written)
  • Solid work ethic (self-starter and highly motivated)

 

 

Working Conditions

 

  • Requires use of appropriate PPE, Personal Protective Equipment, to fulfill safety requirements
  • Physically able to move drums weighing up to 450 lbs. with proper equipment
    Ability to lift 70 lbs
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Comfortable working at moderate heights (ladders, lift, scaffolding)
  • Willing to work overtime, if needed
    Willing to work evenings and weekends if needed

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. 


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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