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Sr. Chemist

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Date: Feb 24, 2021

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.

 

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Invent, design, characterize and develop new ingredients to be used in Beauty Health Home applications
  • Conduct hand-on laboratory work
  • Develop structure-performance relationships
  • Perform independent research in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Utilize technical knowledge, data, statistical tools, etc. to solve technical challenges
  • Interpret and communicate results to colleagues, sponsors, and customers
  • Document experimental results and prepare technical reports
  • Ensure compliance to safety procedures and good housekeeping practices

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • PhD in organic chemistry from an accredited college/university
  • Experience in laboratory synthesis of organic compounds
  • Track record of innovative thinking and technical accomplishments
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Experience in green chemistry and/or with design of biodegradable/sustainable materials considered a plus

 

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States.  Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

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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Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.


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