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Production Operator

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Date: Dec 4, 2022

Location: Paso Robles, CA, US, 93447

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.



This position will report to the Production Lead. The goals of this position are to safely produce quality materials for customers in the Paso Robles Production Department.


  • Produce specific customer orders
  • Follow batch sheet recipes
  • Charge the appropriate material amounts
  • Fill out paperwork properly and thoroughly with proper notation of lot numbers and products
  • Pull batch samples for the lab and add required material additions as directed
  • Clean bulk tankers, blending vessels, and equipment
  • Follow manufacturing procedures and fill out Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s)
  • Follow plant safety policies and procedures
  • Unload bulk tankers to storage tanks, totes, or drums
  • Properly handle hazardous chemicals and disposal of chemicals in appropriate locations
  • Follow Q7 GMP guidelines, SOP’s, and other stated requirements for handling active pharmaceutical ingredients (API’s)
  • Perform other duties as required and directed by the Production Lead, Plant Foreman, and Manufacturing Manager

Requirements – Education, Experience, Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of industrial/chemical plant experience
  • Ability to work in a safe manner both independently and around others by following all required procedures
  • Must be able to lift up to 55 lbs., work around hazardous chemicals, and wear all necessary personal protective equipment
  • Must exhibit strong organizational skills and be self-motivated
  • Must have strong interpersonal communication skills both oral and written
  • Must possess good reading skills for drawings, service manuals, and blueprints
  • Must be willing to workday or night shift and additional overtime as needed
  • Forklift experience is a plus


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

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.

Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield
Nearest Secondary Market: San Luis Obispo

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