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PhD Chemist


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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.



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We currently have the following opportunity for a¬ PhD¬ Chemist¬ available.


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The primary purpose of this position is to develop new industrial lubricant formulations for hydraulics, turbine, and industrial gear applications.¬ ¬  The product development formulator will also be responsible for representing Lubrizol Industrial Additives technology at the customer interface in partnership with our commercial, sales, and customer program management team. ¬ The role involves technical project management and problem solving. ¬ 


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Key Accountabilities


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  • Lead the development of new lubricant products and global technology platforms

  • Developing fundamental knowledge to improve industrial additives technology

  • Advancing product integrity initiatives

  • Conducting product approval testing programs that meet customer and industry requirements

  • Interacts effectively with Operations, R&D, Testing, commercial partners, and sales to support business objectives

  • Provide technical consulting to commercial, sales, and customer program management community¬ 

  • Estimate and develop project plans (scope, objectives, milestones, resources, and economics)

  • Build and maintain customer relationships to deliver products that meet or exceed their expectations


Requirements



  • MS or phD in Chemistry (Inorganic, Organic, or Synthetic)



  • Strong problem-solving skills, and the ability to develop solutions based on facts, data, and logical assumptions

  • Ability to work effectively in multifunctional, global teams

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and be self-driven

  • Achievement oriented

  • Strong communication skills


While headquartered in the United States, Lubrizol is truly a global specialty chemical company. ¬ We have a major presence in five global regions and do business in more than 100 countries. Our corporate culture ensures that Lubrizol is one company throughout the world, but you will find each region is a unique place to work, live and play.


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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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