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Project Engineer

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Date: Nov 15, 2021

Location: Gastonia, NC, US, 28056

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.



As the Project Engineer, you will report to the  Engineering & Maintenance Manager and hold accountability for working on projects throughout the plant with goals to improve safety, decrease costs, and improve productivity.  As the Project Engineer, you will be responsible in helping implement the capital plan of the areas that you are assigned to support, and will work with and provide support to oarea process engineers and the plant maintenance group.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Participates on a team to identify process improvement opportunities and determines the specific process modifications required to achieve these improvements
  • Prepares and submits requests for capital including a detailed scope, cost estimate and all other required documents
  • Ensures safe operations by observing all Health, Safety and Environmental (HS&E) procedures
  • Generates P&ID’s, makes process calculations to size required equipment, prepares equipment specifications for quotes, and selects equipment for purchase
  • Understands the general concepts of ISO 9001 and cosmetic ingredient GMP
  • Supervises civil, electrical, and mechanical contractors to install process equipment and piping
  • Assures that all capital projects are accomplished at or below budget and within the time frame specified for the project
  • Provides technical assistance to the production and maintenance areas assigned as needed


Required Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Civil Engineering or a related discipline
  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience, including sizing and specifying process equipment and instrumentation
  • Must have previous experience in a chemical manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with unit operations and the ability to learn and understand the intricacies of specific chemical process operations
  • Good communication ability with management, scientists, engineers, chemical operators and maintenance personnel
  • Ability to follow several projects at the same time keeping them all on schedule and controlling project costs
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and chemical systems


Considered a Plus

  • AutoCAD experience highly preferred
  • ABB/DeltaV experience
  • SAP Project experience


Lubrizol offers competitive benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Age-Weighted Defined Contribution Planand so much more!

Visit http://benefits.lubrizol.com to learn more.





Gastonia is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area.  Charlotte is the largest city between Washington, D.C. and Dallas, Texas.  Because of the ease of getting to Charlotte from anywhere in the world, it has earned the nickname "the International Gateway to the South."  Charlotte is located just hours away from the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains to the west and popular beaches, including Myrtle Beach, on the Carolina coast.   Whether it's arts and culture, sports and recreation, dining, shopping or nightlife & entertainment, Charlotte has it all.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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