Product Manager - Engine Oils, SEA & Australia

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Date: Sep 6, 2023

Location: Jurong, SG, 609032

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
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. 



1. To manage and drive Lubrizol’s Engine Oil additive business for consumer and commercial lubricants in Southeast Asia (SEA), in line with both the Corporate and Lubrizol Singapore Visions.

2. To ensure the appropriateness of the product mix to meet the requirements of customers, applications, and end uses in specified markets, in alignment with the product line goals and business segment objectives.


1. Support the development and implementation of business strategy for SEA by analyzing market trends, business needs and identifying effective solutions and business impacts.

2.  Align sales objectives with Sales, coordinate and lead the internal efforts to deliver financial results.

3.  Lead Passenger Car /Heavy Duty (PC/HD) product positioning activities for SEA to ensure that products within the portfolio are effectively positioned to deliver customer value and maximize profitability:

  • Understand and communicate the Product Performance Profile (commercial specification) and work with the Technology Managers on product development to meet demands of specific customers as well as the whole market.
  • Effective pricing strategy implementation in accordance to the principles of mix management.
  • Information collection on market demands and competitive intelligence to help implement effective product strategy. 

4. Take the lead in ensuring clear messages are delivered which are consistent with our APAC Regional strategies

5.  Work with the Project Manager to provide timely technical services to sales and customers.

6.  Provide training and presentation to Sales, Strategic customers, and at industry seminars

7.  In relations to OEMs:

  • To work with OEM Group to coordinate/assist Lubrizol affiliates to secure/defend and enable business with OEMs. This includes advocacy work to enable best possible outcome for Lubrizol with respect to specifications and approvals.
  • Support OEM managers to build & develop long term relationships with OEMs.
  • Collect information on vehicle market and OEMs’ requirements and translate / interpret into our business plans.
  • Identify technology trends / needs / gaps and feed these into our R&D and technology plans.

8.  Ensure alignment with Sales, OEM and Marketing teams on strategy and tactics to successfully implement the business plan in pursuit of growth targets. 


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Chemical Engineering
  • (Candidates having other qualifications with experience & proven track record in related positions may also be considered)
  • 3 to 5 years in Product Management preferably in lubricants, additives or chemicals industry.
  • Commercial and marketing skills including product positioning, strategic and value pricing.
  • Knowledge of customers, OEMs, competitors and the market drivers.
  • Ability to establish strong relationships and to work within a matrix organization.
  • Willingness to travel extensively.

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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