Junior Scientist

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Date: Apr 10, 2024

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

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.   


Job Title: Junior Scientist

Job Location: Brecksville, OH

Job type: Full-Time

Type of role: On Site


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Junior Scientist

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the pharmaceuticals 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 Junior Scientist, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, driving pharmaceutical applications projects. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. The person will work with the local team and collaborate with global Lubrizol Life Science technical and marketing organization to identify, evaluate, and deliver new ingredients and concepts in drug delivery for the pharmaceutical market.


What We're Looking For:

  • Work collaboratively as a member of cross-functional project teams in pharmaceutical dosage forms development and drug delivery systems.
  • Plan, design and conduct experiments and analyze results in pharmaceutical formulations development.
  • Maintain accurate records of experiments, results and conclusions.
  • Provide project updates and recommendations through issuing of presentations and technical reports.
  • Use expertise and knowledge to promote Lubrizol technologies to accelerate product development.
  • Conduct work within Lubrizol laboratories, safely, and in compliance with all Lubrizol, local, state, and federal policies, environmental regulations and laws.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • B.Sc. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related field (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science) with 3+ years relevant experience in formulation and testing of pharmaceutical dosage forms, and design of drug delivery systems OR M.Sc. in Industrial pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related field (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science) with 1+ years of relevant experience in formulation and testing of pharmaceutical dosage forms, and design of drug delivery systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in design and formulation of various pharmaceutical dosage forms.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical dosage forms testing, drug delivery systems, drug development process and requirements.
  • Ability to apply scientific understanding to experiment planning.
  • Ability to plan and organize multiple assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills, team working and interpersonal skills, to be successful in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Highly motivated toward achievements, well organized and results oriented.


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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