Production Operator

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
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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 Production Operator assists the Technician in the production and packaging of specialty lubricants mainly for medical products but no limited to.  The Production Operator 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
  • Locate material and supplies verifying lots and weights according to the manufacturing order
  • Maintains material-handling equipment by completing pre-use inspections
  • Operation of material handling equipment to include, but not limited to:
    • Fork lift
    • Drum lift
    • Pallet jack
    • Hand truck
  • Maintains in-process inventory at work centers by delivering materials and prepping work for technicians
  • Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock; recording location of inventory
  • Ensure that work environment is maintained clean, safe and organized
  • Must complete daily assigned tasks to meet production volume and schedule
  • Prepare finished goods for shipment by packing, labeling and loading on dock
  • Ensure work environment is maintained clean, safe, and organized in accordance with 6S standards
  • Utilization of lean techniques throughout manufacturing
  • Must adhere to all regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance
  • Perform finishing duties in the production of lubricants, i.e. – mixing, de-aerating, milling, and packaging
  • Maintain a clean work environment
  • Responsible for responding to assigned corrective actions per CAR system



Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Some heavy lifting (up to 75-lbs.) may be required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Basic reading, writing and math skills required.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Team player, conscientious, quick learner, positive attitude
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Mechanically inclined
  • Detail oriented


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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