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Training Coordinator

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Date: Nov 6, 2021

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

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users.


The Training Coordinator / Instructor is responsible for providing orientation and select functional training to Painesville personnel to instill and develop a strong "manufacturing mindset" in those to whom instruction is given.  This is done by:

•    Providing orientation and instructional courses for new employees
•    Coaching the hands-on practice of skills 
•    Engaging with Manufacturing, Operations Support, and Asset Services stakeholders to stay current with site practices
•    Receiving feedback and continuing to improve the programs and content we deliver. 


The Training Instructor demonstrates consistent and best work practices to set the foundation for how chemical processing, safe work, and basic functional skills should be practiced throughout the site. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provides training at the Training Center to the Painesville plant in accordance with established standards and content 
  • Acts as a subject matter expert in a variety of chemical manufacturing topics and provide expertise and guidance to related activities.
  • Promotes a positive work culture that fosters safety and compliance to procedures, policies, and work instructions
  • Provides training and mentoring to new hires in safety, company policy, procedures, work instructions, fork lift, packer related skills along with manufacturing topics through hands-on and classroom based learning.
  • Initiates opportunities for strategic and tactical improvements within the department.
  • Provides support to the Continuous Improvement and Training Superintendent as needed
  • Maintains records of training provided by the department
  • Supports the overall HSE&S performance of the Painesville Plant
  • Maintains honest and open communications, a good working environment and culture.
  • Ensures diversity within the department is promoted, respected, and valued.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.

Required Skills, Qualifications & Experience                              

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Experience with Human Performance Improvement (HPI) or related program, LEAN manufacturing & Continuous Improvement
  • Must have Fall Protection certification from The Bureau of Worker’s Compensation or other accrediting institution or be willing to obtain upon employment
  • Excellent safe work skills and knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational & math skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to coach and train personnel and demonstrate flexibility
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and problem-solve


Considered a plus:                             

  • Manufacturing operator experience a plus
  • Experience in a chemical plant
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • SAP skills
  • Any additional specialized training or certification(s)


Working Conditions                       

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


While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company.  We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


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.

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