Process Improvement Engineer

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Date: Nov 26, 2023

Location: Bowling Green, OH, US, 43402-1309

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 


The Process Improvement Engineer reports to the Bowling Green Engineering Manager. In this role, you will oversee capital projects as well as process improvements throughout the Bowling Green facility. The Process Improvement Engineer will develop capital requests and support production improvements to meet the changing needs of the business.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement and optimization.
  • Optimizes manufacturing processes using statistical analyses, design of experiment, and six sigma methodologies.
  • Performs process calculations and equipment sizing leading to specifications
  • Works with engineering manager to manage plant capital program.
    • Assists in developing the annual capital plan
    • Oversees capital projects
  • Develops engineering solutions to process failures and other quality problems that adversely affect customer service, such as throughput, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues.
  • Partners with Production to perform analyses of systems including:
    • Throughput optimization 
    • Reduction of cycle times
    • Efficiency improvements with heating/cooling systems
    • Yield improvements
  • Assists with external, internal, plant-wide and departmental Environmental Health, Safety & Security audits.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Assists with PHAs as needed


Required Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Chemical Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in chemical manufacturing processes
  • Experience in an industrial production environment
  • Application of statistical techniques and software for data analysis and interpretation
  • 5-10 years’ experience required, 10 years preferred


Considered a Plus

  • Experience managing capital projects
  • PSV Sizing
  • PSM experience


What Lubrizol offers

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave



If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.








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