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Manufacturing Manager

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Date: May 21, 2022

Location: Paso Robles, CA, US, 93447

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: Estane® Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.

Manufacturing Manager



This position will report to the Paso Robles Plant Manager and will be responsible for overseeing production activities and coordination between manufacturing and other departments. The goals of this position are to improve safety, decrease costs, and improve productivity within all facets of manufacturing. This person will own all manufacturing procedures, drawings, as well as implementation of the production plans for the Paso Robles facility.


Other duties include:

  • Lead and exemplify a culture where ‘safety is a core value’ is a true belief and ensure safety accountability across the organization
  • Oversee operating budget for production
  • Partner with supply chain and logistics to meet customer demand and raw material needs
  • Manage hazardous material inventories and events
  • Train and supervise production leads
  • Be an active participant in the development and engagement of production leads
  • Create production schedule for the week
  • Manage SAP for recipes and BoM’s
  • Work with engineering team on capital projects
  • Oversee implementation of lean manufacturing principles in manufacturing
  • Install and maintain diligent core problem solving atmosphere
  • Maintains a proficient working knowledge of the codes and standards that apply to Paso Robles operations, including but not limited to OSHA, cGMP, ISO, RCMS, and EPA standards
  • Participate in plant safety functions including but not limited to PSSRs, PHAs, and Hazard Assessments
  • Follow Q7 GMP guidelines, SOP’s, and other stated requirements for handling active pharmaceutical ingredients (API’s)
  • Other duties as required and directed by the Plant Manager



  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering or similar field
  • Previous plant experience plus manufacturing supervisory/managerial experience of minimum years
  • SAP experience
  • Ability to troubleshoot processes, define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions
  • Ability to build and maintain environment encouraging teamwork and positive attitudes


All candidates applying for this position will be required to take a culture and position-applicable assessment.


Paso Robles is in the Central Coast of California halfway between Los Angeles and San Francisco surrounded by rolling hills and vineyards. It is a short drive away from beautiful beaches and several recreational lakes. Scenic California State Route 1 runs along the Pacific Ocean through San Simeon, Morro Bay, and Big Sur. Hearst Castle, a national historic landmark, sits on a hilltop in San Simeon and was newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst’s residence. For those skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts, there are several resorts a few hours east and northeast of Paso Robles including Mammoth Mountain and Lake Tahoe. Our city’s many restaurants offer fine dining, local cuisine, and local varieties of wines. Paso Robles is the home of the Mid-State Fair that hosts some of the biggest names in the music industry. Cuesta Community College and California Polytechnic State University are located close by for students seeking higher learning. Our thriving community has retained its small-town feel while still offering big-city amenities and has something for everyone!

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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Nearest Secondary Market: San Luis Obispo

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