Technology Development Manager- Motorcycle and Small Engine

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Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: Turbhe, Navi Mumbai, MH, IN, 400703

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit  

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 recognise unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Technology Development Manager- Motorcycle and Small Engine
Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What You'll Do: 
As an Technology Development Manager- Motorcycle and Small Engine , you'll be at the forefront of playing a crucial role formulaing and developing profitable additive package product platforms meeting current and future Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Industry specifications. You will be developing fundamental knowledge that enables development of differentiated products in the marketplace in the space of OEM technology solutions and provide partnership to key customers and OEM’s.


What We're Looking For:
•    Lead the development of new additive package products and global technology platform.
•    Work closely with commercial teams to establish product development targets and deliverables and product design criteria.
•    Develop a good understanding of intellectual property landscape and keep up with pertinent literature. Develop intellectual property that delivers value and competitive advantage.
•    Develop fundamental knowledge which guides the development of new products and promotes differentiation and competitive advantage.
•    Plan, implement, and coordinate multi-disciplinary projects.
•    Identify, define, and negotiate strategic product developments with customers and OEM’s.
•    Anticipate industry trends and strategies and competitor reactions to Lubrizol strategies.
•    Obtain, organize, interpret, and report data in support of technical projects and service requests.
•    Develop solutions to complex problems where causes may not be known, and few precedents exist.
•    Support Mechanical Testing in running and developing opportunities for fired engine testing and field trials.
•    Review and interpret technical information and recommend future action.
•    Champion the entire product lifecycle.
•    Provide technical consulting services to the Lubrizol technical community and outside agencies when appropriate.
•    Represent Lubrizol at industry forums.


Skills That Make a Difference:
•    PhD in Chemistry/Engineering with a minimum of 6 years industrial experience / Master’s in Chemistry/Engineering with a minimum of 10 years industrial experience in chemical synthesis and lubricants formulation in an Industrial setting.
•    A high level of subject matter knowledge and hands on experience in several key areas e.g. lubricant additive chemistry and performance, structure-performance, chemical physical properties, formulating, design of experiments, performance testing.
•    Broad knowledge of industry specifications, competitors, OEMs, and primary markets
•    Knowledge of health and safety regulatory requirements and processes.
•    Ability to influence the direction of product formulation with fundamental knowledge.
•    Data organization, interpretation, and technical report preparation.
•    Effective project management and/or chemical technology development experience.
•    Ability to build and sustain relationships with internal teams and external customers.
•    Strong interpersonal skills including ability to work effectively with diverse cultures.
•    Ability to work under minimum supervision and be self-driven.
•    Achievement oriented.
•    Strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Up to 20% travel

Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! .

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their ethnic origin, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other characteristic. 

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