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Technical Service Specialist - Estane

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Date: Aug 28, 2021

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.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.


Reporting to the Technical Service Manager, the Technical Service Specialist will conduct laboratory tasks/experiments, run tests (mainly injection molding and some extrusion) and operate other equipment, record results and input data into an electronic system. The Technical Service Specialist will also validate customer complaints and coordinate sample evaluations by writing work orders and submitting them to analysis.


A day in the life typically includes:

  • Performing laboratory work in accordance with procedures and objectives outlined by the requester
  • Supporting internal and external customers with a high sense of urgency and customer focus
  • Preparing technical reports which highlight key results and entering reports electronically upon completion of the laboratory work
  • Maintaining lab equipment and demonstrating a high level of safety awareness and adherence to safety processes; ensuring good housekeeping practices and escalating concerns immediately.
  • Writing and updating Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for lab equipment
  • Performing administrative and technical support functions as necessary to ensure the smooth day-to-day operations of the lab


Required Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • At least 3 years of injection molding experience or working in the injection molding field
  • Ability to partner with key stakeholders (R&D engineers/scientists) to understand deliverables and actions needed to accomplish results
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex topics to varying stakeholders in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Fluent in spoken English and capable of writing reports and presentations
  • Strong computer skills, including utilization of Microsoft office products
  • Willing to travel as required


Considered a plus:

  • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in the chemical, polymer processing, engineering or other science-related field (or similar)


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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