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Chemical Operator 1

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Date: Nov 10, 2020

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40211

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.



            (*This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.  Other duties may be required.)

  • Maintain full compliance with all health, safety, and environmental requirements applicable to the department including safe handling of chemicals and performance of required safety checks.
  • Be aware of safe requirements in the department and have an awareness of your surroundings at all times in order to recognize and correct unsafe conditions
  • Operate fully within established quality systems.
  • Start up, monitor/operate and shut down the production process within limits defined by standard operating procedures and training.
  • Train and qualify on DCS operation and all compounding field tasks with rotation upon completion of training
  • Perform complete, accurate, timely recordkeeping as defined by standard operating procedures and training.
  • Troubleshoot operational issues.
  • Communicate clearly and in a timely manner within and outside of work group to ensure safe, efficient operation and continuous improvement.
  • Be attentive to items requiring maintenance, write work notifications and contact supervisor
  • With appropriate training, perform minor maintenance tasks as established by plant organization.
  • Perform daily housekeeping in process to ensure a safe, clean work environment. 
  • Participate as defined by plant emergency response procedures in the role of emergency responder (24-hour technician trained)
  • Learn all required aspects of SAP and perform required transactions accurately.


  • Take responsibility for your own actions
  • Demonstrate initiative and self-motivation
  • Work effectively within a team environment to accomplish tasks
  • Arrive to work on time for the scheduled shift and be prepared to begin work


  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Familiarity and experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to plan, organize and troubleshoot.
  • Ability to lift up to 62 pounds on a repetitive basis.
  • Ability to manipulate 500 pound drums and 2000 pound super sacks with mechanical aids.
  • Operation of fork truck, trackmobile, and yard dog.
  • Proficient in basic PC software.  Comfortable working with and through computers.


12-Hour rotating shift schedule. Ability to work overtime is required.


Located in the largest city in Kentucky, Lubrizol’s Louisville facility is a great place to work in a great place to live.  Known simultaneously as one of the southernmost Northern cities and one of the northernmost Southern cities, Louisville offers the best of both regions.  Famous for the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May, Louisville’s many other assets make it notable 365 days a year!  With a thriving downtown area, an abundance of parks and recreational areas, rich arts and cultural opportunities and an affordable cost of living, Louisville offers something for everyone.  There’s a reason we like to call ourselves “Possibility City” - the possibilities are endless!


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.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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