Chemical Operator

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Date: Aug 31, 2023

Location: Spartanburg, SC, US, 29307

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. 


  • Make and package batch chemicals for lubricant and personal care industry.
  • Load/unload bulk chemical trucks.
  • Read, understand and follow batch sheets and SOP’s.
  • Communicate information to/from team members during the shift and at the beginning and end of each shift.
  • Work safely and follow safety policies.
  • Write work orders for repairs or suggested improvements.
  • Help supervision/management troubleshoot process problems.
  • Enter production data into computer system (SAP)
  • Complete shift log and other check sheets requested by supervisor.
  • Participate in on-the-job training program as trainer and trainee.
  • Skills, Qualifi cations, Experience, Special Requirements:
  • Five (5) years manufacturing experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited source
  • Ability to perform math necessary to scale batches and convert inches in a tank to pounds, to gallons ofmaterial.
  • Can understand and use percentages and fractions.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment and solve technical problems.
  • Ability to learn and use SAP, Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts.

Physical Requirements:

  • Capable of climbing stairs.
  • Must be able to lift and dump 50 lb bags into reactor opening.
  • Must be able to wear all required PPE including occasional use of full face respirator.
  • Lift 55 lbs up to 20 times per shift
  • Fine Manipulation of hands/fi ngers
  • Repetitive use of hands/arms
  • Approximate percentage of activities:
  • Walking 30%
  • Standing 30%
  • Sitting 20%
  • Climbing 10%
  • Kneeling 5%
  • Bending 5%


Our cultural and arts scene is thriving, with over 50 performance venues; 150 studios and workshops, and almost 2000 events and festivals yearly! Originally called the Hub City for its railroad crossroads,
It is also known for its Revolutionary War battles and a rich textile history. Our scenic beauty provides the backdrop for a bountiful offering of outdoor recreation from walking trails to routes for both road and mountain bike enthusiasts. Spartanburg is home to the Carolina Panthers Training Camp each summer, which brings thousands of fans to the area.
Spartanburg County
grows some of the best strawberries and peaches in the country, and boasts several farmers' markets that supply fresh, locally-grown vegetables and fruits almost year-round. Small businesses and global firms call Spartanburg home and offer our visitors opportunities to take something made in Spartanburg home with them.
The county comprises 14 municipalities, each with distinctive experiences and special offerings that you will want to discover.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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