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Date: Jan 7, 2021

Location: Rockton, IL, US, 61072

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. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.


Maintenance Technician will ensure the reliability of production equipment and fluid distribution systems by performing preventive maintenance activities and using best practice techniques for repair work.


Essential Job Functions

  • Understand and comply with all applicable internal and external health, safety, security & environmental policies. Maintain kettle drive systems, gearboxes, motors, coupling & drive shafts.
  • Maintain pump systems, gearboxes, motors, coupling.
  • Maintain valves, actuators, regulators on fluid handling systems.
  • Diagnose equipment malfunctions; make repairs & adjustments to maintain operational status of equipment.
  • Maintain and clean piping systems & equipment as required.
  • Modify equipment system and devices using drawings, sketches & verbal instructions to increase reliability.
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks according to preventive maintenance program.
  • Perform pipe threading & installation of piping system.
  • Perform welding tasks, stick, mig, tig.
  • Perform basic building maintenance.
  • Complete respirator training.
  • Perform confined space duties.
  • Perform fire watch duties for hot work permits.
  • Perform housekeeping duties to maintain clean & safe work area while performing duties and at completion of job duties.
  • Must be available to work all shifts including weekends and holidays.



  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.


Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 3 years of industrial maintenance experience.
  • Basic math and reading skills.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (oral/written).
  • Ability to complete tasks independently.
  • Ability to lift 55 lbs.
  • Willing to work overtime, if needed.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to read and interpret work instructions.


Considered a plus

  • Previous maintenance experience.
  • Ability to work independently (self-starter).
  • Ability to identify opportunities for process improvement.
  • Previous experience in a team-based work environment.
  • Previous work with Robotics and/or PLC equipment.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to climb to heights of 100 ft. above grade and work effectively.


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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