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Blender Associate/Operator - 2nd Shift, $1,000 Signing Bonus

Added December 23rd, 2019

Why You Should Work Here

Lube-Tech – Come for the job. Stay because you make a difference.

At Lube-Tech, our purpose is to make tomorrow a little bit better than today. We want to make your tomorrow better than today by bringing you onboard with a $1,000 sign-on bonus.

At Lube-Tech, we are invested in you. We provide a unique opportunity for you to write yourself into the story and have a significant impact on each other, our customers, and our communities. We offer you more than just a job; we offer you an environment where your voice is heard, where you make a difference, and where you can truly love what you do. And while we work hard, we believe personal relationships and having fun along the way matter. It’s the little things that add up to the big things…making tomorrow a little bit better than today.

Lube-Tech is a privately held petrochemical manufacturing and distribution company. Since 1925, Lube-Tech and its founding companies have demonstrated an employee-first, customer-focused approach. As the Midwest’s leading go-to resource for advanced lubrication and energy solutions, Lube-Tech’s mission is to make tomorrow a little bit better than today for each other, our customers, and our communities.

Lube-Tech is a proud recipient of the 2019 Top Workplace award, issued by the Minneapolis Star Tribune!

Job Description

This Warehouse/Blender Associate gets to work with an awesome team to blend high volume oils/lubricants. You’ll use material handling equipment (i.e. forklift, overhead crane) and maintain accurate inventory records by using our warehouse management.

Day to Day Responsibilities

  • Function within the guidelines of the Lube-Tech “Team Ground Rules” and Mission Statement
  • Follow written instructions on the Blending Work Ticket (PWT) for the production of various blended products
  • Gather raw material needed for blending a product per work ticket and blending work instructions
  • Comply with First Pass Blend (FPB) Quality Process to assure blends are completed to standards
  • Complete tasks as directed by production schedules with minimum supervision
  • Utilize all material handling equipment safely, efficiently, and perform all required safety checks and communicate need for repairs
  • Assist the Blender with measuring, hoisting, and pouring materials into kettles.
  • Flexible in work schedule due to product schedule and direction changes
  • Report defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor
  • Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations
  • Perform prescribed preventative maintenance on machines as required
  • Accept schedule and direction when there are changes in workloads
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Attend monthly departmental and production meetings
  • Minimal travel required for this position, e.g. On occasion travel may be required between locations depending on business needs

Other mental and physical demands include:

Employee must have the ability to lift/carry up to 70 pounds occasionally and push/pull drums weighing up to 400 lbs. occasionally. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or use hands, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk and climb staircases frequently. Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations.

Ability to work flexible hours or weekends, as business needs dictate. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Minimum Years of Experience

High School Diploma or GED. Experience blending materials using precise measurements and methods preferred. Troubleshoot mechanical problems as they occur. Understanding of KPIs and manufacturing packaging line processes. General Quality & Safety Awareness. Understanding of Lean Principles. Ability to read and understand Safety Data Sheets (SDS). Basic mathematical abilities. Mechanical aptitude. Forklift Operation Certification preferred, training provided. Basic Microsoft Office proficiency. Inventory Management System (JDE).

Salary or Hourly Rate



  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan
  • Health Savings Account
  • Traditional Medical Plan
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401(K) Plan with Company match
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Group Critical Illness
  • Group Accident

Lube-Tech is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. Qualified applicants including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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About Company
Lube-Tech is a privately held petrochemical manufacturing and distribution company. Since 1925, Lube-Tech and its founding companies have demonstrated an employee-first, customer-focused approach.

900 Mendelssohn Avenue N, Golden Valley, Minnesota

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