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Data Analytics Manager

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Date: Sep 23, 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.



Job Summary:

  • This position serves as the manager of the data analytics team while also functioning as a contributing member. The data analytics team supports plants and other Operations support teams world-wide, contributing to the solution of a wide variety of problems using various analytical techniques. The Data Analytics Manager will be a key member of the Corporate Operations Administration team, providing support to Global Operations at all levels. This is a highly visible position requiring significant interaction across the organization to deeply understand problems and provide leadership and analysis for solutions. 


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage, grow, and develop analytics team resources.
  • Envision and implement the strategy and direction of data analytics to support Lubrizol plants world-wide.
  • Work closely and collaborate with internal/external customers to improve important processes and related Operations’ metrics.
  • Partner with IS to build a data landscape to easily feed ad-hoc analytics and various use cases to support applications and program output for end users.
  • Partner with IS and Procurement to manage software security lists, version changes, and SOW’s/contracts for existing software.
  • Facilitate Operations special projects or initiatives as needed.


Skills, Experience, and Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in Statistics, Data Science, Operations Research, or related field. Extensive experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Proficiency in a programming language and established good practices for programming and version control.
  • 7+ years of work experience in data analytics - optimally with time supporting a production environment.
  • Background in statistical modeling and visualization – especially as it applies to the decision-making of the end-user.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization with the skill of expressing statistical output in a non-technical, business-friendly way.
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams.
  • Experience training different levels of the organization on data literacy and statistical concepts


Considered a Plus:

  • Proficiency in Python programming.
  • Knowledge of Minitab, Statgraphics, or JMP statistical software.
  • Understanding of the forecast modeling of product demand. 
  • Competence in agent-based simulation modeling for improving process flow.
  • Use and understanding of continuous improvement concepts.
  • Previous people management experience, especially global.
  • Expertise in reinforcement learning, especially in combination with agent-based modeling.
  • Experience using power applications.
  • Experience with Seeq software.



Working Conditions:

  • Position is based in Wickliffe.
  • Up to 20% domestic and international travel to Lubrizol locations.
  • Must be willing / able to work in a plant environment with the ability to wear all required PPE.
  • Flexibility and commitment to work outside of normal work hours as required



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.

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