QA Lab Technician

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Date: Feb 2, 2024

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

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

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. 

Job Summary:

The Lab Technician will report to the Lab Supervisor.  All technicians should exhibit good understanding and performance of the fundamental laboratory tasks needed to support manufacturing. Daily activities are prioritized based upon departmental, plant, and corporate goals and objectives and include the following duties and responsibilities:  


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform effectively on routine tests and tasks.
  • Learn and maintain basic computer skills necessary to efficiently perform daily work.
  • Exhibit proficiency in the operation of laboratory instrumentation that he/she has been trained on.
  • Learn to use control chart tools effectively.
  • Promote safe work practices through prevention of personal injury, conservation of the environment, and protection of Lubrizol property.
  • Aid and assist co-workers to work safely by insuring that safety rules are observed.
  • Accept instruction/training from more senior lab techs as well as supervisors.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with colleagues and supervisiors.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:                         

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited school.
  • Minimum 2 years of manufacturing work and/or at least 1 year laboratory experience.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (verbal, written).
  • Ability to function in a team environment by working well with others.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate dependability by maintaining a high standard of attendance.
  • Work on building credibility through timely and accurate task completion.
  • Demonstrate self-initiative by completing daily responsibilities and continuous training.
  • Demonstrate Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
  • Follow and abide by all ISO work instructions.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.

Considered A Plus:                            

  • Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or equivalent science from an  
          accredited university.
  • Working knowledge of QA laboratory instrumentation (e.g. ICP, GLC, FTIR, etc.).
  • Familiarity with Lubrizol products, intermediates and raw materials.
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement and act on them.
  • Previous experience in a team-based work environment.


Working Conditions:

  • Ability to lift and handle objects weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Willingness to work 12 hour rotating shifts and overtime.
  • Ability to discern colors, read burettes, and have physical capability to operate instrumental analysis equipment.
  • Expected to use appropriate PPE and occasional usage of respirator.

If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Job Segment: Laboratory, Maintenance, Business Process, QA, Quality Assurance, Science, Manufacturing, Management, Technology, Quality

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