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Jr. Scientist

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Date: Oct 31, 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.


Scientist role within R&D, which supports Lubrizol Life Science Beauty Health Home business through invention, design, synthesis and evaluation of new, high performance specialty polymers and through technical support of Lubrizol’s current product portfolio.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Work with senior researchers to synthesize, characterize and develop new materials
  • Conduct laboratory synthesis, evaluation, characterization and performance testing
  • Utilize technical knowledge, data, statistical tools, etc. to solve technical challenges
  • Interpret and communicate results to supervisor, colleagues, sponsors, and customers
  • Document experimental results and prepare technical reports and enter them electronically upon completion of the laboratory work
  • Keep the proper maintenance/operational safety of lab equipment
  • Ensure compliance to safety procedures and good housekeeping practices


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • B.S. degree in chemistry or polymer science
  • Experience in laboratory synthesis of organic and/or polymeric compounds
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation and methodology
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a team
  • Strong communication and basic math skills
  • Fluent in spoken English and capable of writing reports and presentations
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft office products


What Lubrizol offers:

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


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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