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Date: Jan 5, 2018

Location: Wickliffe, Ohio, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 36585

Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oilsdriveline applicationsgasoline and diesel fuelother transportation related fluids and industrial lubricants. We are committed to providing value to our customers, and we understand that success comes from working together. The Lubrizol Additives team is passionate about what we do. Our customers count on us for trusted expertise, testing confidence, supply assurance and independent strength. We are looking for top talent to help inspire new ideas, create opportunities and enable the advancement of innovative technologies. We offer abundant opportunities for career growth in a challenging, collaborative environment. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.




Key Job Accountabilities:

Control system and instrumentation support:

  • Provide support for the Process Development Department’s (PDD) control system platforms, which might include:  performing software and hardware upgrades, system administration activities, diagnosing software and hardware issues, troubleshooting control logic, and developing new control strategies. 
  • Support instrumentation installed base through lifecycle planning and migration.
  • Evaluate and implement new technologies
  • Perform instrument engineering design calculations
  • Troubleshoot control system and instrumentation issues
  • Participate in the development of preventative and proactive maintenance programs
  • Monitor area alarm performance and resolve problem areas to meet ISA 18.2 alarm standard. 


Technical consultant:

  • Work with development engineers to scope, cost and implement instrumentation and controls solutions to enable new component and process development activities. 
  • Provide engineering support to instrument technicians and electricians
  • Partner with operations to optimize processes, tune loops, implement safety improvements and modify existing control strategies
  • Provide control system training
  • Serve as PDD’s representative on the Lubrizol OMS (Operations Management System) team.  Participates as appropriate and adopts best practices and standards developed by that team. 


Project management:

  • Manage and/or support various facility instrumentation / automation projects, which include or affect the PDD.
  • Execute small projects within PDD: develop project scope; estimate project cost; perform detailed engineering and generate required documentation; draft and submit project packages for approval; procure necessary equipment; develop control strategies; coordinate construction activities; perform commissioning and startup activities; and manage budget


How You Will be Evaluated:

Control system and instrumentation support
Technical consultant
Project management


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Minimum 5 years of process instrumentation and control systems experience
  • Experience implementing hardware and software for process control systems (PLC and DCS)  
  • Experience specifying, commissioning, and providing long term support for industrial process instrumentation such as; pressure, temperature, level, flow, and analytical measurements and valves
  • Working knowledge of ISA (International Society for Automation) terminology and symbolism
  • Awareness of OSHA, NFPA and other regulations with the ability to design to their standards where applicable
  • Ability to make decisions independently on engineering problems
  • Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills


  • Chemical manufacturing and/or pilot plant experience
  • Experience with the DeltaV control system and instrument fieldbus networks such as Profibus, Foundation Fieldbus, AS-i bus, and DeviceNet 
  • Experience with SAP, Smart Plant Instrumentation, PI, and AMS
  • Experience with implementing equipment control modules and supporting batch control applications




Lubrizol Benefits

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Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans

401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan

Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings

Health Savings Account


With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States.  Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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