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Maintenance Technician

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Date: Feb 2, 2023

Location: Wilmington, MA, US, 1887

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Maintenance Technician


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Maintenance Technician maintains and improves the  electrical and mechanical systems, control systems and instrumentation throughout the facility:  The Technician supports the maintenance and engineering functions in regard to repairs of existing equipment and design and implementation of new installations.  The Technician has the communication skills to interact with the manufacturing operation to determine the needs and the requirements and has the capacity to solve complex problems and deliver results in a timely and safe fashion.  The Technician should be familiar with and have experience in Electrical and Mechanical Standards and be willing to continue to learn and grow.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Solve complex electrical and mechanical problems
  • Work with Engineering to design & implement robust solutions to improve a variety of manufacturing & development equipment.
  • Maintain and/or support a variety of electrical, instrumentation, hydraulic and mechanical equipment spanning  from 24VDC to 480VAC 3-Phase power. 
  • Respond to emergency work requests to troubleshoot and repair electrical & mechanical equipment issues, ranging from power & mechanical equipment to instrument and control equipment.
  • Perform a variety of planned electrical, PLC and mechanical repairs including breakdown maintenance, troubleshooting, and parts replacement of plant process equipment (pumps, motors, valves, etc).
  • Perform periodic preventive maintenance on electrical and mechanical equipment and on instruments and controls, while also performing tasks such as but not limited to changing oil, filters, belts and a variety of other replaceable parts.
  • Assemble, install and commission any new electrical, instrumentation piping, hydraulic or mechanical equipment as a result of a repair or a capital project.  Ensure proper documentation, PMs, calibration methods, and procedures of this new equipment, have been established and implemented. 
  • Assist in developing and improving internal standards regarding electrical/mechanical installation, maintenance, and safety.
  • Assist in teaching other internal personnel on electrical and mechanical standards and skillset.
  • Assist in evaluating outside resources regarding their quality of work and adhering to standards of safety
  • Maintain necessary logs, check sheets and other documentation with timely and accurate information on all equipment.
  • Communicate to all affected people any dangerous, unsatisfactory, or inoperative conditions affecting any in-use equipment
  • Perform other related duties as required or directed.


Technical Requirements:


  • Ability to work with a wide variety of hand and power tools and lubrication equipment.
  • Has a working knowledge of process instrumentation, process control, piping, welding, hydraulics, motor control circuits, AC/DC voltage, electrical circuits, and electrical distribution
  • Experience with PLC troubleshooting, instrumentation and other electrical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Ability to understand and interpret schematic drawings of pneumatic loops, hardware relay logic diagrams, PLC control programs, motor control circuit diagrams, etc.
  • Ability to work on energized equipment and recognize when the potential electrical hazard requires an electrical license
  • Have good mathematical skills to understand electrical/electronic calculations
  • Demonstration of excellent troubleshooting skills and continuous improvement mindset.
  • Possess and utilize the cognitive skills of perception, memory, judgment, reasoning, disseminating, discerning and troubleshooting/problem-solving. 
  • Utilizes data to make decisions.
  • Use of computers and all usual office equipment with a working knowledge of Office software such as Word, Excel, Outlook, etc



Educational Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Either a graduate of an industrial apprenticeship program or
  • 2-year technical school with at least 3 years industrial experience or
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a maintenance electrician/mechanic in an industrial manufacturing facility.



Physical Requirements:

  • Time Factors/Weight Factors: Occasional—over 15% up to 40% of the time / Light 5# to 25#

                                                         Rarely—up to 15% of the time / Average –25# to 60#

  • Vision correctable to 20/20.
  • Hearing correctable to unamplified human voice
  • Excellent Manual dexterity
  • Continuous mental/visual concentration.
  • Be able to complete and deliver oral/written reports.
  • Be able to travel by auto/air unassisted.
  • Be able to Climb stairs.
  • Be able to meet safety, regulatory, and health guidelines without assistance.
  • Be able to lift up to 55 lbs
  • Be able to work on ladders, lifts, and other elevated surfaces
  • Be able to work in confined spaces with proper PPE
  • Be able to work around hazardous chemicals with proper PPE
  • Be able to complete physically demanding work that may require lifting, kneeling and twisting.
  • Be physically capable of wearing all required personal protective equipment for all areas of the plant; including respirator, chemical suits/aprons, goggles/safety glasses, hard hats, steel toe shoes and hearing protection,
  • Flexibility with schedule and work duties; must be willing to work overtime including weekends, holidays and call-ins 



In addition to the listed duties and requirements, all employees are required to comply with the following standards:


  • To comply with all the Standard Operating Procedures of Lubrizol.
  • Adherence to all safety rules and vigilance in safe workplace practices.
  • To work whatever reasonable extra hours or overtime is necessary to successfully complete your work in a timely manner.
  • To perform to a standard of quality and technical ability consistent with the skills and requirements demanded by your position.
  • Complete all paperwork and computer records in a timely manner; includes timesheets, shop papers, calibration records, drawing updates, completion codes in the SAP maintenance system, and completing computer-based training, etc
  • Compliance with the laws of local, state, and federal government.
  • Good housekeeping practices.  Maintain work area, tools, and equipment in clean, safe, and orderly condition.
  • Regular punctual attendance.
  • The consistent display of positive attitude.
  • Courtesy and respect toward co-workers, management, customers and suppliers.
  • Regular constructive communications with management.
  • Behave in a manner that reflects positively on Lubrizol.
  • Never take actions detrimental to the success and reputation of Lubrizol.
  • To maintain your dress and grooming in a manner consistent with the professional image expected in your position.
  • Strong proven influential leadership including HSES skills and behaviors.
  • Advocate for change.
  • Engages other team members to solve problems and assumes leadership when needed.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to teach and coach others.


The requirements listed in this job description are meant to present a general outline, and not be all inclusive.  Management reserves the right to add or change these rules and requirements at its discretion, with or without advance notice.


If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.


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