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Date: Sep 8, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

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.



Logo     Instrumentation Technician, Test Cell Engineering and Maintenance – Wickliffe, OH


*Successful candidates are eligible for up to 10% sign-on bonus and tuition reimbursement as a full-time employee*


The Role         

Instrumentation Technicians are highly skilled professionals who specialize in design, installation, system alignment, troubleshooting, and the maintenance of testing equipment & monitoring devices in the laboratories.  Calibrations using approved procedures to measure and control multiple disciplines including pressure, flow, temperature, level, motion, force, amongst others.  Assigned tasks will include interfacing running engines to data acquisition systems, utility process controls, associated testing equipment, and bench top testing for various chemicals.


  • Utilize experience and knowledge to assist Engineering within the Mechanical Testing Department develop the best solutions to challenges, emerging issues, and evolving technologies.
  • Performing all necessary servicing, condition monitoring, fault diagnosis, and restorative maintenance duties on field instrumentation and local control panels.
  • Carry out the corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance activities in accordance with standard operating procedures, HSE guidelines, and ISO 9001 and ISO 17025 Management Systems.
  • Test electronic components and circuits to locate defects using signal generators, digital multimeters, pressure standards and other measurement equipment as required.
  • Ability to use test and calibration equipment to calibrate transmitters and control loops. Ability to use computer and related computer software to program controllers and analyze control loops.


  • Associate Degree, or enrolled and >50% complete, in accredited Electronic Technology Program, consideration provided for related field of study, or equivalent military education/experience.
  • Ability to use engineering drawings, schematics, and service manuals to install, troubleshoot, align, and repair equipment.
  • Knowledge of analog and digital circuitry to troubleshoot and effect repairs to microprocessor-based instruments, computer hardware, data acquisition, and annunciator systems.
  • Perform all work to a high standard of safety including confined space entry, hot work, lock out/tag out, and working from heights.

About You

Our innovative and growing company is searching for detail-oriented technicians with experience in calibration, preventative maintenance, and design of industrial process control systems.  You will be working with engineers or project managers to provide support to our state-of-the-art testing laboratories.  You will work with electronic test equipment, hand tools, methods, materials, and techniques used in repair, adjustment, and testing of these systems. In addition, you will be responsible for the timely completion of preventive maintenance items and will demonstrate the ability to work in a team environment with shifting priorities as testing needs change.  You will perform all work in a safe and timely manner in accordance with our Health and Safety Department. We are looking forward to meeting YOU!



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: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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