Capital Portfolio Leader - Europe

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Date: May 24, 2024

Location: Westerlo Oevel, BE, 2260 Sant Cugat del Valles, B, ES, 8173 Rouen, FR, 76100 Ritterhude, DE, D27721 Saint Romain de Colbosc, FR, 76430 Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

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. 




Job Title: Capital Portfolio Leader - Europe
Job Location: Any location in Europe where we have manufacturing facilities.
Job Type: Permanent
Type of role: Hybrid


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Capital Portfolio Leader – Europe! 
Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the industry 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 a Capital Portfolio Leader for Europe, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, driving exciting projects and initiatives specializing in Construction Design and Execution for Chemical Processing Plants. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Your work will directly impact the way we oversee and manage the planning, design, and execution of chemical processing plant construction projects in Europe. You will be responsible for ensuring that projects are completed safely, on time, within budget, and in compliance with all relevant regulations and quality standards.


What We're Looking For: 
•    Prioritize safety on construction sites and implement safety protocols and promote environmentally friendly practices in construction projects.
•    Conduct feasibility studies to assess the viability of construction projects and collaborate with engineering teams to define project scope, objectives, and requirements.
•    Develop and manage regional project budgets, ensuring cost control and adherence to financial guidelines and monitor regional project expenses and adjust budgets as necessary.        
•    Stay current with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to chemical processing plant construction and ensure that all projects comply with environmental, safety, and zoning regulations.        
•    Build and lead cross-functional project team and collaborate with architects, engineers, contractors, and subcontractors to ensure project success.
•    Identify potential risks and develop mitigation plans and monitor project progress and address any issues promptly.
•    Implement regional quality control processes to ensure construction meets design specifications and conduct inspections and quality audits to maintain high standards.    
•    Allocate resources efficiently, including labor, equipment, and materials and manage procurement processes for necessary supplies and materials.
•    Maintain strong relationships with clients and stakeholders while providing regular project updates and address client concerns. 
•    Develop project schedules and timelines while monitoring progress and taking corrective actions to keep projects on track.
 Skills That Make a Difference: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Construction Management, or related field (Master’s degree preferred).
•    Proven experience in construction management, especially in chemical processing plant projects.
•    Knowledge of chemical plant processes and equipment.
•    Strong project management skills, including budgeting and scheduling.
•    Excellent leadership and communication abilities.
•    Familiarity with regulatory requirements in the chemical processing industry.
•    Proficiency in project management software and tools.
•    Availability to travel within Europe.


Perks and Rewards That Inspire
•    Develop your professional career with a highly respected, industry-leading, multinational company that is part of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 
•    Become part of a culture that is based on accountability and empowerment and which values diversity and inclusivity. 
•    A competitive remuneration and benefits package



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.

We work with a relentless commitment to operate safely and responsibly, keeping safety, sustainability, ethics, and compliance at the forefront of everything we do. The well-being of our employees, customers and communities is paramount to our culture and in the way we approach our work.

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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