Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Fairhaven, MA, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Compounder Next possible start date | Fairhaven


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is the United States operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub S.E., the world's largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants with global sales of over $2.8 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries such as automotive, appliance, and aerospace manufacturers; pharmaceuticals, transportation, mining, and energy. The organization is constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry and we are recognized for providing world-class technical support to our strong customer base.


Nye Lubricants Inc., a member of the Fuchs Group located in Fairhaven, MA, is a leader in the innovation, formulation and manufacturer of synthetic lubricants.  Nye’s lubricants add value to products in a wide range of industries and applications.


Your responsibilities:

The Compounder works in the production department and is responsible for manufacturing of specialty lubricants mainly for medical products but not limited to.  The Compounder must follow product folders to ensure all specification levels are met.  The Compounder must adhere to all regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.

  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures
  • Review folder, calculate requirements, and verify weight of material
  • Documents production by completing forms, reports, logs, and records of equipment and batches
  • Locate material and supplies, and verify lots and weights according to the manufacturing order
  • Prepare and load raw materials into equipment
  • Must complete daily assigned tasks to meet production volume and schedule
  • Ensure that end products conform to Nye quality standards in accordance with 6S standards
  • Prepare finished goods for shipment by packing, labeling and loading on dock
  • Ensure that work environment is maintained clean, safe and organized
  • Keep equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns;
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in training opportunities
  • Utilization of lean manufacturing techniques throughout production
  • Maintains material-handling equipment by completing pre-use inspections
  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory
  • Responsible for responding to assigned corrective actions per the CAR system
  • Some heavy lifting (up to 75-lbs.) may be required
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time


Qualifications we are looking for:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, Associate degree preferred
  • Computer literate preferred
  • Completed Assistant Technician training
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Mechanical ability
  • Knowledge of material handling equipment


These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

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