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Mechanical Test Technician - 2nd & 3rd Shifts

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Date: Nov 15, 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.



  • Control and troubleshoot problems related to the test laboratory equipment and stands.  
  • Perform mechanical and maintenance functions on test stands and associated equipment.
  • Be an active participant in activities outside of test operation.
  • Communicate testing related issues to the appropriate engineer, facilitator, or support group.
  • Stay current on lab utilities that support your test area.
  • Maintain housekeeping in lab and all lab common spaces.
  • Be an active participant in completing shift rounds.
  • Complete training needed to develop technical and interpersonal skills.
  • Cross train in other areas of Mechanical Testing for personal growth and support of future testing needs.
  • Support all Lubrizol and department initiatives around Safety, Environmental, ISO, ERT and career development.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience                             


  • High school diploma. 
  • Two years automotive mechanical experience or equivalent tech school training.
  • Computer skills, Excel/Microsoft Word.
  • Demonstrate mechanical acumen and familiarity with standard engine / driveline nomenclature.
  • Ability to use hand tools and specialized measurement equipment such as torque wrenches and micrometers.
  • Good basic math skills.
  • Ability to document testing data and issues in an orderly and legible fashion.


Decision Making                          


  • Prioritize work for overall effectiveness of shift and to meet business needs.
  • Identify and communicate the need for emergency maintenance coverage.
  • Procure test parts and support equipment and ensure they are charged to the proper accounts.
  • Recommend new test support equipment as needed. 




  • Maintain high ethical standards at all times.
  • Demonstrate good initiative, communication skills and self motivation.
  • Demonstrate the Lubrizol Cultural Beliefs in everyday work.


Working Conditions


  • Requires use of appropriate PPE, Personal Protective Equipment, to fulfill safety requirements.
  • Coordinate vacation to ensure the best coverage for Mechanical Testing.
  • Accepts the possibility of flexible work schedules.
  • Ability to lift 5-50 lbs. and move drums weighing 50-800 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Work in an environment that is not climate controlled.  Job has requirements that may expose you to outdoor elements.


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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