Senior Process Improvement Engineer

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Date: Mar 21, 2024

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

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

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.


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Senior Process Improvement Engineer

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the chemical industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What You'll Do:

As a Senior Process Improvement Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, driving capital projects as well as process improvements throughout the Bowling Green, Ohio facility. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Your work will directly impact improvements to our processes to meet the changing needs of the business.


What We're Looking For:

  • Leads and/or supports plant continuous improvement activities and supports the capital plan for the facility.
  • 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 site capital program.
    • Assists in developing the annual capital plan.
    • Oversees capital projects.
  • Champions and act as a resource for process safety activities and concerns. Partner with operations and maintenance to identify technology gaps & continuous improvement opportunities, including:
    • Throughput optimization 
    • Reduction of cycle times
    • Efficiency improvements with heating/cooling systems
    • Yield improvements
  • Develops engineering solutions to process failures and other quality problems that adversely affect customer service, such as throughput, quality, cost or regulatory compliance issues.
  • Assists with external, internal, plant-wide and departmental Environmental Health, Safety & Security audits.
  • Leads Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and/or Failure Mode Effects Analyses (FMEA) using established tools to identify solutions, implement corrective actions to reduce risks and minimize challenges.
  • Assists with PHAs as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Engineering
  • Knowledge and experience in chemical manufacturing processes
  • Experience in an industrial production environment
  • Possesses in-depth process technology and continuous improvement skill sets helping to establish credibility with the operations team. Experienced knowledge of material properties, testing methods and process equipment.
  • Application of statistical techniques and software for data analysis and interpretation
  • 5+ years of experience, 10 years preferred.


Considered a Plus:

  • Experience managing capital projects
  • PSV Sizing
  • PSM experience


 Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • 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


Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together!

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic. 




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