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Date: Feb 4, 2018

Location: Spartanburg, South Carolina, US, 29307

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 31741


Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.

Chemical Operator Description



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 while following 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.


Qualifications - Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Requirements:

  • Prefer five (5) years manufacturing experience
  • Good interpersonal skills and strong work ethic
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to perform math necessary to scale batches and convert inches in a tank to pounds of material to gallons of material; 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
  • 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.
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts
  • Must be able to lift 55 lbs. up to 20 times per shift
  • Fine manipulation of hands/fingers
  • Repetitive use of hands/arms


Percentage of Daily Physical Activity

Walking   30%

Standing 30%

Sitting      20%

Climbing 10%

Kneeling  05%

Bending   05%

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Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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