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Packaging & Receiving Superintendent

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Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Painesville Township, OH, US, 44077-1234

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oilsdriveline applicationsgasoline and diesel fuelother transportation related fluids and industrial lubricants. We are committed to providing value to our customers, and we understand that success comes from working together. The Lubrizol Additives team is passionate about what we do. Our customers count on us for trusted expertise, testing confidence, supply assurance and independent strength. We are looking for top talent to help inspire new ideas, create opportunities and enable the advancement of innovative technologies. We offer abundant opportunities for career growth in a challenging, collaborative environment. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.




Packaging & Receiving Superintendent



  • The Packaging & Receiving Superintendent has overall responsibility and accountability for all aspects of packaging building as well as the packaged goods receiving team. The Superintendent is responsible for the safe and environmentally responsible operation of packaging and receiving operations, striving for continuous improvement in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost. The Superintendent provides leadership, coaching, support, and direction to department staff as the team strives to deliver superior services for Manufacturing and other key stakeholders.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the entirety of his/her organization embraces the vision of the Painesville plant and the corporation, setting clear expectations and ensuring goals are met.
  • Provide strategic leadership, ensuring that all the information required to achieve the plant, department, and area goals is available to and understood by all involved.
  • Promote and support the area’s efforts to achieve excellence in environmental, health, safety, and security performance, providing visible safety leadership and taking corrective and preventive action as appropriate. Ensure that an efficient, safe, and clean environment is maintained.
  • Fill the assigned role during emergencies at the Emergency Control Center.
  • Monitor, encourage and assist in the development of direct reports. 
  • Maintain a positive work environment/culture that promotes efficiency, effectiveness and high morale while ensuring that all employees are treated fairly and equitably.
  • Maintain consistency across all shifts and buildings.
  • Work in conjunction with Manufacturing sections and other departments to ensure that packaging and receiving functions are conducted in the most efficient manner and that commitments are met.
  • Continuously monitor building operations to identify shortfalls and work to address them. 
  • Apply technical and analytical abilities to solve problems as they arise and prevent them before they occur. 
  • Review the annual plan, trajectory, and other information from Corporate Operations and the various business segments, working with other departments as necessary to ensure the plant’s readiness to meet future production needs.
  • Provide necessary support for non-routine tasks, shutdowns, and upset conditions, including outside of normal working hours.
  • Develop and manage the area’s budget, monitoring, evaluating, and controlling area expenses throughout the year.
  • Foster a Continuous Improvement mindset, ensuring the team is identifying and eliminating waste on a daily cadence.
  • Position the group to take on duties that may exist within the manufacturing operator ranks that can be moved to Operations Support as part of the Line Back movement at the Painesville site.
  • Work closely with Lubrizol’s onsite Shipping contractor, Ryder, to ensure Painesville exceeds customer expectations.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Skills, Qualifications, Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical field from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a plant / manufacturing environment
  • Application of statistical techniques and software for data analysis and interpretation of data
  • Experience with SAP or other enterprise business software
  • Effective interpersonal skills in a variety of settings


Considered A Plus:

  • Previous management experience
  • Experience as a Process Engineer or in a role supporting manufacturing technology
  • Familiarity with environmental and safety regulations
  • Project management experience
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Management from accredited college or university
  • Knowledge of Lubrizol Additives business
  • LEAN expertise and hands on experience applying LEAN tools/methodology


Working Conditions:

  • Must be willing/able to work in a plant environment.
  • Work is performed within a controlled environment; noise levels in some areas require hearing protection.
  • Must be willing/able to be exposed to inclement weather while moving throughout the plant during the workday as required.
  • Expected to wear all required PPE.


With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States.  Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.


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.

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