Administrative Assistant

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Date: Jun 26, 2024

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Job Location: Brecksville, OH

Job type: Full-Time

Type of role: Hybrid


About Lubrizol  
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 an Administrative Assistant

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 Will Be Your Environment:

This role is located at our Brecksville, Ohio headquarters. The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces technologies that improve the quality and performance of our customers' products in the global transportation, industrial, and consumer markets. We are looking to add an Administrative Assistant to our Corporate Technology Team.


What You'll Do:

As an Administrative Assistant, you will be responsible for the routine administrative duties described below as well as any others assigned by the Global Directors of R&D. The administrative assistant is expected to take initiative and look for opportunities to assist the management team.  The administrative assistant is also expected to effectively enter, collect, analyze, store, and report electronic data as necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life.


What We're Looking For:

  • Provide administrative support for the department including word processing, presentation preparation in PowerPoint, database administration in SAP, and calendar maintenance for the management team.
  • Utilize SAP system for purchase requisitions, service requisitions, service acceptances, delivery notifications, budget reports, etc.
  • Office Logistics
    • Work with management to develop new hire orientation schedules and/or visitor itineraries.
    • Coordinate office moves of current employees and office preparation for new employees (including phone, laptop, and equipment work orders).  This includes fulltime, interns, and contract employees.
    • Keep department organizational charts and phone lists updated; maintain information on the proper corporate system and distribute as necessary.
    • Revoke access to all Lubrizol systems when an employee leaves Lubrizol.
  • Shipping
    • Create shipping requests in a timely fashion.
    • Search for and print SDSs when necessary.
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, conferences, teleconferences, travel, and department events (including room set-up, catering and sending out meeting invitations). 
  • Complete time cards/time allocations in a timely manner & track vacation and sick time for the department.
  • Submit facilities work requests using MS InfoPath
  • Create/remove mailboxes and distribute mail to the department.
  • Order and maintain a stock of supplies for the department.
  • Partner across administrative teams to strive for consistency in processes when practical.
  • Prepare documents that are complete and comprehensive, containing the critical information that others need.
  • Proficiently enter, collect, analyze, store, and report data as necessary.
  • Complete other tasks as assigned.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • SAP Experience
  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience.
  • One to three years office/administrative support experience.
  • Demonstrated good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in all MS Office Suite programs - especially Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Effectively communicate (written and oral) with colleagues and internal/external customers.


Considered a Plus:

  • Experience monitoring and updating expense budgets
  • Expense monitoring expense reports
  • Capital budget management
  • SharePoint 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. 

We work with a relentless commitment to operate safely and responsibly, keeping safety, sustainability, ethics, and compliance at the forefront of everything we do. The well-being of our employees, customers and communities is paramount to our culture and in the way we approach our work.

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, protected veteran status or any other characteristic. 


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