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Manufacturing Lead

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Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Hamilton, MT, US, 59840 Victor, MT, US, 59875

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.


POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for ensuring the production assembly cell is actively engaged to meet daily customer demand and the production schedule.  The Manufacturing Lead provides effective training to the team-members in the production cell, and ensures safety and quality/production standards are maintained at all times.  This challenging position places high expectations on effective teamwork, clear communication, initiative, judgment, critical thinking, planning (material and personnel), achieving and maintaining production efficiency, and most importantly, an unwavering dedication to the quality of the product produced for our customers. This position is located onsite at the Lubrizol Hamilton site.


SHIFT: Monday through Thursday 2:00 pm – 12:30 am. Each week you will have Friday, Saturday, and Sunday off work!


SIGN-ON BONUS: $1,500 total. Payout details are as follows:

  • $500 with first paycheck
  • $500 after 90 days
  • $500 after 180 days


WAGE: $24+ hourly as base rate, plus $1/hour differential paid for working 2nd shift. Quarterly bonus paid on gross earnings.



  1. Assign work to department operators.
  2. Plan schedules of work loads and track production data.
  3. Provide training and guidance to assigned operators under guidance of Quality system and Safety procedures.
  4. Responsible for all operations/product produced in assigned production cell. 
  5. Identify and support continuous improvement efforts with assigned team-members and the Manufacturing Supervisor.
  6. Ensure accurate documentation and ownership of work completed by yourself and team members
  7. Responsible for team-members performance, attendance, yields, and management of OT and conducting performance evaluations and assisting assigned team-members with a career path
  8. Provide customer commitments and updates to customer service to ensure on time delivery, Commits will be within 3 business day of receipt of customer order.



  1. High School diploma or GED and 3 years of related experience or combination of education and experience.
  2. Experience with managing a team or comparable experience
  3. Proven knowledge of Quality System (training records, examples such as CAPA)
  4. Ability to read and comprehend procedures/drawing/specifications written in English.
  5. Ability to train Production Operators as required
  6. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office Basics  
  7. Proven ability to work with hand tools


DIRECT REPORTS:   Provide support to Production Supervisor on no less than 4 Production Operators.



  • Employee must have ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel without shaking/tremors.
  • Ability to frequently sit, stand, walk, and reach within hands and arm’s length.
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

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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