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Intern - Product Management & Marketing

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Date: Apr 13, 2018

Location: Rockton, Illinois, US, 61072

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 38926


Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-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.



Chemtool Incorporated has an exciting internship opportunity for Summer 2018 in the Product Management team.  The Product Management & Marketing Intern will participate in various stages of the Commercial product and marketing programs supporting business in the Americas.  Close supervision is provided by the Product Managers who will determine the level and amount of participation in each project as well as provide direction and guidance.  The Intern will be solely responsible for a least one larger project and will assist with various other work during the assignment.



  • Work in a team environment to create and support product and marketing strategies.
  • Assist in summarizing, communicating and documenting basic financial and market information.
  • Assist with tactical functions such as updating product sales sheets, customer presentations and market trends.
  • Update, maintain and utilize internal and external resources to complete projects.
  • Participate in meetings with Commercial team members as well as others in the Division.
  • Assist with administration as required.



  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Business, Engineering or Marketing from an accredited college/university.  Candidates that have completed a minimum of Junior level coursework are preferred.
  • Some knowledge of International Business (currency, culture and social classification)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Students with a GPA of 3.0 or better will be given priority consideration
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. and must not require sponsorship for this position now and/or in the future.


What Chemtool Offers:

  • Interns are paid a competitive rate, Business Degree - $15-$17/hour; based on class standing
  • Housing assistance is offered to eligible students.
  • All interns will present their work at the end of the session.  This is an excellent opportunity to improve public speaking skills.


About Chemtool Incorporated:

Chemtool Incorporated is a Lubrizol Company owned by Berkshire Hathaway. We are one of the largest manufacturers and custom formulators of lubricants and specialty products with some of the largest grease reactors globally, providing an unparalleled capacity to fulfill customers’ needs. 

Chemtool Incorporated is a leading manufacturer, technical innovator and supplier of specialty lubricants for oil marketers and OEMs throughout the world. Our people, systems and operations focus on driving out complexity in our customers supply chain, improving their products and growing their business. 

Our customers’ challenges are our next products. The technologies and services we provide are solutions to problems that improve performance, extend service life, provide process improvements and reduce the overall cost of running your facility. 

We are proud of our breakthrough technologies in the following product lines: 

Metal Working Fluids 
Corrosion Inhibitors 
Die Cast 
Hydraulic Fluids 
Other Specialty Products 

The vision of Chemtool Incorporated is to become the preeminent specialty lubricants, grease and functional fluids solution provider to the global marketplace. Our mission is to leverage our world class manufacturing, customized packaging capabilities and industry leading technology to create sustainable value for our customers.


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 race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Rockford

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