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Contract Management Specialist

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Date: Jun 2, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.


The Lubrizol Corporation, headquartered in Wickliffe, OH, has an opening for a Contract Management Specialist to support Lubrizol’s Legal Division, with a focus on managing Lubrizol’s Contract Management System.

The Contract Management Specialist is responsible for managing and administering the Contract Management System, its database, and the workflow for intellectual property (IP) contracts for Lubrizol and its subsidiaries.  The successful candidate must have the ability to work in a fast paced and high-volume environment, provide organized execution of work under time constraints and build relationships with Legal Division and business personnel.



  • Administer and manage the Contract Management System through the entire life cycle of a contract
  • Maintain the contract workflow process by updating database, uploading documents, inputting relevant agreement terms into the Contract Management System
  • Train and assist users of the Contract Management System including using relevant contract database(s)
  • Prepare draft IP contracts with Lubrizol attorneys (e.g., confidentiality, consultant, and material transfer), amendments, addenda, and statements of work
  • Develop reports within the Contract Management System to monitor the system’s use, workflow volume and efficiency of the contracts process
  • Facilitate contract approvals and signature processes
  • Interface between attorneys, business personnel and third parties regarding IP contracts
  • Revise and update IP agreement templates
  • Support Lubrizol’s Legal Division by providing paralegal support to its attorneys and paralegals



  • A minimum of two years of experience in a legal operations analyst/specialist or contract management role in a corporation or law firm
  • Associate degree, bachelor’s degree, or paralegal certificate preferred
  • Experience with intellectual property agreements preferred
  • One to two years of experience with a document/contract management system such as Agiloft, Hyland, Icertis, Contrax and e-signature software such as DocuSign, Adobe, HelloSign, PandaDoc as well as Access, and S4Hana
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and complete them under time constraints
  • Excellent computer skills, including demonstrated proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, and Adobe
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues both inside and outside the legal division




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 sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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