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Maintenance Mechanic

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Date: Sep 13, 2021

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.

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.


Title:  Maintenance Mechanic                                      
Department:  Process Technology & Sourcing (PTS)          

Reports to:  Maintenance Supervisor              
Location:  Wickliffe

Job Summary:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide professional services for the construction, installation, modification and maintenance of safe, reliable systems and facilities at the LZ Wickliffe Plant.
  • Safely maintain, troubleshoot, repair, modify, and/or construct mechanical equipment used to make and move chemicals in accordance with written guidelines and procedures.
  • Provide technical input to internal customers regarding the installation, repair, and safe operation of equipment and systems.
  • Continuously improve the quality of individual and group services in order to meet the plants’ needs in a safe, timely, and cost-effective manner.
  • Safely work independently and around others by following all required procedures.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Independently read and interpret planning sheets, sketches and related technical data.


Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:                         

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited school.
  • Minimum 5 years maintenance experience
  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Welding, metal fabrication, equipment troubleshooting, rigging, forklift operation, rotating/stationary equipment repair, millwrighting, pipefitting and layout, plumbing, insulating, reading prints and diagrams.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Proven customer service skills.
  • Ability to wear SCBA\Respirator and other protective equipment as required.
  • Proper use of tank entry equipment, PPE, and confined space work permits are required.
  • Good math skills (addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication).
  • Communicate effectively with peers and management at all levels through written, verbal and taking direction.
  • Computer skills.
  • High level attention to detail.


Considered a Plus:

  • Previous chemical plant, nuclear or military engineer experience or knowledge of chemical hazards
  • Formal technical/trade schools or certification.
  • SAP knowledge.
  • Experience with various pump (PDP, centrifugal, diaphram and circulating) maintenance and repairs.
  • Welding certifications


Working Conditions:

  • Occasionally willing to work overtime including weekends, holidays and call-ins.
  • Will be subject to extended periods of climbing ladders and stairways, sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, carrying, pushing, pulling, reaching, moving and lifting up to 100 pounds.
  • Presence of nuisance odors from chemical processes, testing facilities, or laboratories.
  • Many areas may be extremely noisy.
  • Must be willing/able to work outdoors in inclement weather.

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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