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Maintenance Coordinator

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Date: Apr 17, 2021

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.


Maintenance Coordinator



To maintain process equipment in proper working order. Supervise craftsmen for the plant which includes Machinist, pipefitters, electricians, instrument tech, oiler. Plan and schedule work for craftsmen Purchase, parts, materials, tools needed for the department. Participate in CIP projects in various areas of the plant. Participate in daily MDI and production meetings in various areas of the plant.



  • Safety/Health/Environmental/Security
    • It is expected that all activities will be performed in accordance with established safety and environmental control requirements and within the framework of the plant’s Responsible Care® Management System (RCMS). The Maintenance Coordinator should participate in RCMS-related activities and provide input on ways to improve the system. It is further expected that the Maintenance Coordinator Engineer will play an active role in the Departmental efforts to improve the working environment to ensure the safety and health of all employees. He/she should at all time demonstrate, by word and actions, a high level of commitment to these concerns. 
  • Cost Control/Reduction
    • It is expected that the department will operate at or below budgeted costs. It is a specific responsibility of the Maintenance Coordinator to actively seek ways of meeting this requirement. Areas of opportunity would include, but not be limited to, process or product changes which would improve material efficiencies, would reduce energy consumption, maintenance, manpower requirements, or would reduce production of non-prime material. Close cooperative contact with all members of the business team will be necessary to succeed in fulfilling this requirement.
  • Provide leadership in the troubleshooting of equipment problems and implementation of appropriate corrective actions.
  • Be sensitive to the people factor in the business equation. Strive to develop and maintain open communication and enhance the teamwork approach to problem solving activities.
  •  Decisions normally made without guidance from superiors or others:
    • Modifications in equipment operating procedures as may be required to meet safety, environmental, quality or cost requirements which would not be expected to change the product from the customer’s viewpoint.
  • Decisions normally referred to superiors or others for guidance:
    • Any equipment changes which could change the product as seen by the customer. Changes involving production schedules or accounting procedures.
  • Input into short term planning for the purpose of meeting immediate production, maintenance, and technical needs.
  • Input into long term planning involving operating and capital budgets as well as departmental goals and objectives and strategic plans to achieve them.
  • Work Relationships:
    • Manufacturing Manager – To develop strategies relative to successful contribution to business goals. To review day to day operations, safety, quality, and productivity.
    • Safety/Environmental Engineer – Regarding questions relative to safety or environmental control.
    • Area Leader – To review production status. To coordinate availability of production equipment for maintenance work.
    • Production Engineer – To review any maintenance issues pertaining to technical status.
    • Shift Supervisors – To coordinate and review status of off shift maintenance.
    • Vendor Representatives – To obtain information regarding materials and equipment regarding new processes or problems with existing processes. To determine vendor capability to meet Lubrizol requirements.
  • Leadership and support to the shift supervisors and maintenance supervisors. Leadership and support to maintenance craftsman.


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Five years experience in a manufacturing environment is necessary to effectively perform this assignment.
  • Experience with PSM regulations and compliance
  • Must have strong electrical background.
    • Must be familiar with NEC 2020 and NFPA 70
    • Must be familiar with 70e arc flash  
  • Skill requirements include equipment troubleshooting, clear and concise verbal and written communications, computer literacy.


Considered a Plus:

  • Knowledge of SAP transactions and purpose.
  • NEC Journeyman or Licensed Kentucky electrician
  • Hazardous materials handling and Safety management experience.
  • Ability to read working drawings including P&ID’s
  • PLC programing, putting parameters in VFD’s. calibrating instruments,
  • LOTO knowledge and training
  • Supervise in a union shop


Accountability Statement:

  • As the maintenance coordinator I am accountable to:
    • Cultivate a culture of commitment to safety and environmental excellence while ensuring responsible and disciplined operations withing Louisville.
    • Provided Equipment uptime to my customers through effective maintenance processes (planning, reliability) and at targeted costs.
    • Reduce maintenance costs in the plant.
    • Continuously improve the people and organization within Louisville.
    • Always helping others when they need a hand.


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.


Do You Need Assistance?

Please 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: Louisville

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