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Wickliffe Ohio Full Time Posted: Tuesday, 3 December 2019
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The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.

The Process Technology and Sourcing (PTS) Team for LZA Dispersants is in need of a Process Development Engineer. The Dispersants Team manages over 70 different intermediates and operates in support of our global manufacturing network, including manufacturing locations in the USA, France, Brazil, India, and others.

Process Development Engineers work in the Wickliffe Pilot Plant and are primarily responsible for scaling up new products as well as ongoing support/improvement of existing products and processes.

Duties, Responsibilities

  • Learn Dispersant chemistry and apply knowledge to all projects
  • Establish/Utilize working contacts with Chemical Synthesis (R&D), Production, and Business Segments
  • Lead multi-functional teams with a wide variety of experience and background
  • Develop and execute experimental designs to investigate processing problems or improvements
  • Plan pilot scale experiments with effective use of time and available resources
  • Write pilot-scale batch sheets, closely follow batches in progress, and fully evaluate batch results
  • Provide on-site or on-call support outside of normal working hours, as needed
  • Present project status updates and clearly communicate goals, progress, and results
  • Plan, organize, and support manufacturing trials
  • Provide support for economic justification of capital projects and process improvements
  • Author technical reports with full documentation of product development activities
  • Write technology transfer reports for manufacture of dispersants at manufacturing plants
  • Comply with applicable internal and external health, safety, and environmental policies
  • Some domestic and international travel required, depending on the projects assigned

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple projects
  • Background with experimental design and data analysis
  • Strong technical writing skills

Considered a Plus

  • Experience in pilot-scale or commercial-scale process engineering
  • Experience in a commercial manufacturing facility involving both batch and continuous systems
  • Experience in manufacturing scale filtration
  • Familiarity with business management software (SAP)
  • Familiarity with technical software (PI ProcessBook, Statgraphics, VBA, Aspen or other process simulation tools)
  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, and/or SharePoint skills

Lubrizol Benefits

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Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans

401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan

Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings

Health Savings Account

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio's annual Top Workplaces survey . Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play. This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation. From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio .

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.

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Wickliffe Ohio, United States of America
Lubrizol Corporation
Lubrizol Corporation
12/3/2019 5:03:49 PM

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