Chemist - Mass Spectrometry

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Date: Jul 1, 2024

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Title: Chemist – Mass Spectrometry

Job Location: Wickliffe, OH

Job type: Full-Time

Type of role: On-Site


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 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 a Chemist

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the chemical 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 Chemist, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, driving experiments and analyzing the resulting data. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates or those early career chemists with a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Analytical Chemistry or related field to gain hands-on experience in a dynamic laboratory setting.


What We're Looking For:

  • Perform routine mass spectrometry experiments, including sample preparation, instrument setup, data acquisition, and analysis.
  • Follow established protocols and standard operating procedures to ensure accurate and reproducible results.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot mass spectrometry instruments, including routine maintenance and calibration.
  • Collaborate with senior team members to optimize experimental conditions and workflows.
  • Analyze and interpret mass spectrometry data to generate meaningful results and reports.
  • Document experimental procedures, results, and observations in a clear and organized manner.
  • Stay up to date with the latest advancements in mass spectrometry techniques and technologies.
  • Proactively interact with internal and external stakeholders to ensure testing meets their expectations.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in chemistry or related field (with a focus on Analytical Chemistry)
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow protocols and procedures.
  • Ability and willingness to learn new concepts/techniques quickly.
  • Basic knowledge of mass spectrometry principles and techniques.
  • Proficiency in using mass spectrometry software and data analysis tools.
  • Good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate effectively in a fast-paced laboratory environment.

Considered a Plus:

  • Experience with sample preparation techniques for mass spectrometry analysis.
  • Knowledge of different mass spectrometry platforms and their applications.
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis and data visualization tools.
  • Experience with method development and optimization in mass spectrometry.

Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave

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



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