Manufacturing Optimization Project Manager - EMEA (M/F/X)

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Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Westerlo Oevel, BE, 2260 Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN Montmelo, ES

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.


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Manufacturing Optimization Project Manager!


Unleash Your Potential! At Lubrizol we're transforming the footprint optimization and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with 8000 employees around the world and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team! 


What You'll Do:  
As a Manufacturing Optimization Project Manager, you'll be at the forefront of our footprint optimization, driving exciting projects and initiatives and will assist in developing a network map for manufacturing facilities and consolidation plans that align with the business. You will be responsible for coordinating multi-disciplinary teams to implement and complete large-scale projects that align with the business strategy and goals for Lubrizol.


What We're Looking For: 
• Responsible for the coordination, implementation, control, and completion of projects, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments, and goals of Lubrizol 
• Set deadlines, manage work stream owners within different departments, assign responsibilities, and monitor and summarize progress of project 
• Manage plant optimization projects and support lab projects 
• Manage product transfer projects both in coordination with plant consolidations and as a separate project 
• Support the Footprint (Network) Director in creation of the network map (an overall classification of sites and plan for consolidation) 
• With support from manufacturing technology which will select the most effective technologies, create the automation and advanced manufacturing plan which will outline where and when these technologies will be put in place 
• Provide risk/reward trade-off to business groups for decisions 
• Communicate and escalate risks that could impact objectives and deliverables 
Skills That Make a Difference: 
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in engineering or program management  
• Experience in plant closures and product transfers, particularly where customer or regulatory approvals are required 
• Minimum 10 years of combined business and Operations/Manufacturing experience 
• Proven track record of project management experience 
• Expertise in using project management tools such as MS project 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong facilitation capability 
• Exceptional critical thinking skills 
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, outlook, teams, and SharePoint)  
• Ability to be organized, problem solve, and be solution oriented 
• Willing to travel 20%-50% mainly in Europe
Considered A Plus:                             
• Lean Six Sigma Black Belt 
• Chemicals experience 

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 


Diversity and Inclusion: At Lubrizol we embrace diversity and foster an inclusive environment where everyone's voice is heard. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. 


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




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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