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Senior Scientist (Home Care)

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Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


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.



Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develops new applications and formulations of existing Lubrizol technologies in a variety of Home and Industrial applications by demonstrating efficacy, physical stability, customer and consumer benefits, processing capabilities and cost effectiveness.
  • Partners closely with New Business Development/Open Innovation to conduct feasibility and product development evaluations on external technologies.
  • Understands structure-function relationships of new functional polymers and additives to help provide direction in new-technology development with Molecular Design.
  • Develops new robust test methodologies to understand and/or demonstrate the efficacy of new or existing materials.
  • Collaborates with marketing group to deliver projects/programs in accordance with agreed upon deadlines and to support launch of new products by developing an application package on materials chosen for commercialization, including benchmarking with competitive technologies.
  • Provides technical support to sales and marketing functions through application development efforts and customer-directed research projects.
  • Uses design of experiments (DOE) and statistical analysis to guide formulation or product development and to derive useful conclusions.
  • Mentors junior level scientist and lab technicians in day-to-day work.
  • Effectively manages multiple projects, sets objectives and identifies resources/processes necessary to accomplish goals.


Required Skills, Qualifications, Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science or a related field of study
  • At least 2 years of work experience in Personal or Home Care.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects/tasks
  • Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Self-starter and highly motivated towards goals and achievements.
  • Excellent organization, time management, and planning skills
  • Ability to travel as required.


Considered a Plus

  • PhD or Master's degree in a technical discipline
  • 5+ years of experience in Personal and Home Care product development, testing experience on the bench, and contact with product manufacturers or key raw material suppliers.
  • Experience with formulating and testing agrochemical formulations.
  • Experience with building effective partnerships with external institutes or organizations.


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.


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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