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Project Manager - Engineering Services

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Date: Aug 25, 2021

Location: Painesville Township, OH, US, 44077-1234

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oilsdriveline applicationsgasoline and diesel fuelother transportation related fluids and industrial lubricants. We are committed to providing value to our customers, and we understand that success comes from working together. The Lubrizol Additives team is passionate about what we do. Our customers count on us for trusted expertise, testing confidence, supply assurance and independent strength. We are looking for top talent to help inspire new ideas, create opportunities and enable the advancement of innovative technologies. We offer abundant opportunities for career growth in a challenging, collaborative environment. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.




Project Manager – Engineering Services


Job Summary:

This position will report to the Engineering Services Manager and will be responsible for mechanical and process-related projects throughout the site with goals to improve safety, decrease costs, and improve productivity. This person will be responsible to help implement the Painesville capital plan.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Act as project leader for a significant project workload, with responsibility for meeting the technical objectives of the project within the assigned budget, project reporting, and project closure.
  • Support other project engineers, area process engineers, maintenance, and environmental and safety groups.
  • Maintain a proficient working knowledge of the codes and standards that apply to the engineering discipline, including ASHRAE standards, NFPA, the ASME.
  • Review scope and work with operations to develop budget, work plan and start up plan.
  • Generate P&ID’s, make process calculations to size required equipment, prepare equipment specifications for quotes, and make equipment selections for purchase.
  • Participate in the preparation of materials and services procurement documentation. Fulfill role as key contact with vendors to endure timely delivery of requested materials and services.
  • Manage/support construction activities as needed. Fulfill role as contact person for low frequency, on-demand contractors.
  • Ensure that projects can be supported after start-up.
  • Review code and engineering standards related to project design requirements.
  • Work with Operations Technology to develop training to support the project. Provide general training support to personnel, if required.
  • Troubleshoot plant equipment and systems. Propose modifications for existing processes upon direction of the superintendent.
  • Participate in plant safety functions including but not limited to PSSRs, PHAs, Ad Hocs, and Hazard Assessments.
  • Awareness of OSHA requirements related to equipment design, installation and operation.
  • Additional duties as assigned.


Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemical/mechanical engineering from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a project management role, with an established track record of completing projects successfully in the engineering or construction fields.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and/or chemical processes; define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions.
  • A working knowledge of Environmental, Health, and Safety regulations including OSHA and RCRA.
  • Good understanding of the design and operation of stationary equipment (pressure vessels, storage tanks, piping systems, relief devices), along with rotating equipment (centrifugal and positive displacement, pumps and compressors).
  • Capability of leading problem solving teams.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Make decisions independently on engineering problems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite.  


Considered a Plus:

  • Experience with SAP and AutoCAD.
  • Experience with DeltaV instrument fieldbus networks such as Foundation Fieldbus, ASi, and DeviceNet.
  • Experience managing sublet architectural engineering suppliers as part of project execution.
  • Knowledge of electrical industrial codes and hazardous area classifications.
  • Professional Engineering (PE) License in the State of Ohio.
  • Maintain a proficient working knowledge Ohio Building Code.


Working Conditions:

  • Overhead lifting up to 10 pounds; lifting to waist up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires close, color, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
  • Work is performed within a controlled environment; noise levels in some areas require hearing protection.
  • Willing/able to work in plant (inclement weather) as required.
  • Able to work in chemical processing areas.
  • Able to climb stairs and industrial fixed ladders. Potential to work at elevated heights and/or use of mechanical personnel lift equipment.
  • Ability to wear all required PPE.


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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