Lubrizol Material Handler in Gastonia, North Carolina

Material Handler

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.


Responsible for: The unloading of inbound LTL freight, the loading of outbound LTL freight, and the unloading of all bulk raw materials (hazardous and non-hazardous). All activities are to be done in a manner consistent with all LZAM and site safety rules and procedures.

Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Unload/load all freight in a manner consistent with established LZAM safety policies (proper PPE, truck/trailer entry, use of horns, seatbelt use, stacking requirements etc.). Meet and exceed all requirements for the Cardinal Rules. Drive the yard switcher and forklifts in a manner consistent with all established safety policies.

  • Receive and unload all inbound LTL shipments. Ensure that the receiving paperwork matches the purchase order paperwork, delivery date, quantity, product, and time. Ensure all inbound shipments are QC Approved and taken to the proper dock/inventory location. Receives data into SAP.

  • Load and ship all outbound LTL shipments. Ensure that the samples are included, when appropriate, COA’s are attached, the package is clean and secure, and all special packaging requirements are met. Enter data into SAP on final shipment.

  • Understand basic emergency response responsibility and proper use of safety equipment.

  • Understand chemical hazard and demonstrate knowledge of that in proper unloading procedure.

  • Capable of pulling Bills of Lading.

  • Capable of preparing and shipping Bulk shipments. Able to operate and maintain the truck scales.

  • Ensure that all paperwork is submitted daily.

  • Capable of unloading all incoming bulk shipments. Working knowledge of instrumentation (level gauges, pressure transmitter, temperature gauges, venting system, etc) in the offloading of raw materials to storage tanks. Able to calculate tank levels, volumes and spare capacity.

  • General housekeeping at all dock and tanker loading/unloading areas.

  • Ensure that all LZAM and site safety rules and policies are followed at all times.

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Operator is expected to perform other reasonably related business duties as assigned by management.

Experience, Education, Skills and Training:

  • A high level of safety awareness.

  • No physical restrictions are permitted. Physical fitness for the position is to be determined by a pre-employment physical. Must be medically fit to wear a negative pressure respirator.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Forklift experience preferred.

  • Basic computer knowledge.

  • Ability to perform in time constrained situations.

  • Ability to work overtime and call-ins (on weekends).

  • Basic math skills, reading comprehension and ability to communicate with others.

  • Must satisfactorily complete all safety training courses as offered by management.

Gastonia at is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area. Charlotte at is the largest city between Washington, D.C. and Dallas, Texas. Because of the ease of getting to Charlotte from anywhere in the world, it has earned the nickname "the International Gateway to the South." Charlotte is located just hours away from the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains to the west and popular beaches, including Myrtle Beach, on the Carolina coast. Whether it's arts and culture, sports and recreation, dining, shopping or nightlife & entertainment, Charlotte has it all at .

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: Charlotte

Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Warehouse, Instrumentation, Forklift, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering