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Date: Nov 4, 2020

Location: Deer Park, TX, US, 77536

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.   Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives. 


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Do you have an interest in making an impact on a multi-billion dollar company?


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Are you passionate about taking on difficult challenges?

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Would you like to use your statistics, data science & programming skills to impact global manufacturing and decision making?

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Lubrizol Corporation has an immediate need for a highly motivated, solution-oriented  Data Scientist to support both our corporate as well as our global operations.  

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Artificial Intelligence and Digital Solutions Team

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Operating like a start-up company, but with the backing of a large corporation, the Artificial Intelligence and Digital Solutions team is charged with studying our manufacturing and QA laboratory processes, supply chain processes, along with creating systems and applications that enable knowledge discovery, understanding and optimization of these processes.   In addition, the team provides data science consulting, training and application development services to the Lubrizol technical community throughout the world. 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Responsibilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Engage with business teams to find and qualify opportunities, understand requirements, and translate those requirements into technical solutions
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Conduct and manage data science projects with customer’s pain points and vision of success in mind
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Design data science approach to provide <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">process improvement support, enhance manufacturing efficiency, product quality, and equipment reliability
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Enable customers to solve complex business problems<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif"> through <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">problem framing, data preparation, model building, production deployment, model management, and output consumption
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Collaborate with data engineers and platform architects to implement robust real-time, production solutions
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensure operational metric health by monitoring production decision points
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Communicate results of analyses and associated business benefits to business partners and executives
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Develop templates, design, develop, and integrate systems for repeatable processes
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Stay current on new technologies and methods across data science, data engineering, and data visualization, share best practices to improve technical capabilities of the team


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Requirements:

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Master’s or PhD degree in statistics, data science, computer science, operations research, or closely related field. Candidates with Bachelor’s degree with exceptionally strong data science skills and relevant experience will be considered.
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong Python programming skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to efficiently analyze large complex data
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong problem solving skills
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Strong interpersonal skills and team player attitude
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Creativity and curiosity with the ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of operations personnel, laboratory personnel, chemists, and IT personnel
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience with designing, building, and deploying machine learning and AI solutions at scale for production to solve business problems is a plus
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Applied experience working in the manufacturing industry is a plus
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Experience with Industrial internet of things (IIoT) is a plus


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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