Operations Engineer - TempRite R&D

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

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. 

The purpose of the TempRite R&D Operations Engineer is to accelerate the up-scaling and standardization of the department’s operations in support of TempRite’s future growth.


The TempRite R&D Operations Engineer performs a variety of duties pertaining to the day-to-day operation and continual improvement of TempRite R&D’s equipment, standards, and processes.  The TempRite R&D Process Operations Engineer interfaces routinely with TempRite R&D’s technicians, researchers and technical services organizations, Brecksville Site Services, and other internal and external personnel.




  • Maintain a mindset of Continuous Improvement within all aspects of work
  • Drive improvements in safety, quality, cost, and delivery in the department
  • Maintain ownership and oversight of TempRite R&D’s process standards and documents
  • Provide first-level technical support for processing, equipment, and technical issues
  • Conduct technician training on new and updated processes and equipment
  • Support capital projects and expense modifications which add or modify department equipment
  • Manage the department’s chemical inventory processes




  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemical, Mechanical, or Polymer Engineering from accredited college or university
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in engineering
  • Hands-on mechanical and chemical engineering skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter with ability to manage timely delivery of results for multiple simultaneous projects
  • Strong technical writing skills


Considered a Plus


  • Experience in plastics processing (compounding, extrusion, injection molding, testing), specifically CPVC
  • Experience with compliance to management systems (e.g. ISO, RCMS, etc.)
  • Background with experimental design and data analysis
  • Experience with SAP and/or Lubrizol’s internal Research Applications (e.g. ChemTestInfo, GBTRS, PAP/PPMP, Results Uploader, Research Application)
  • Experience writing standard operating procedures, batch sheets, checklists, etc.
  • Experience with PLC-controlled process equipment
  • Strong Microsoft Office 365 skills including Power BI and Power Automate



What Lubrizol offers:

  • 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


If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.











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