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Global Director Environmental Management

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Date: May 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.



Accountable for development, implementation, and sustainment of global environmental compliance programs. Responsible for providing judicious, tactical, and technical leadership in the development and implementation of the corporation’s environmental programs that are compliant with applicable laws and regulations, and corporate policies and standards and that are consistent with Lubrizol’s corporate philosophy and Health, Safety, Environment and Security policy. This position reports to the Sr. Director, Global Process Safety and Risk.



This is an experienced professional with subject matter expertise in the environmental field.  This position is responsible for developing and implementing a framework of corporate strategies, policies, standards, and initiatives designed to assist the organization to meet regulatory requirements and continual improvement.  This position also provides tactical and technical support to the organization when needed for projects or environmental issues management.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Develop and administer effective, global environmental strategies, policies, standards, and programs that support and advance compliance programming, as well as drive continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Develop and leads the implementation of a multi-year plan to ensure environmental compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Assess, summarize, and communicate potential significant impacts with regard to compliance that impacts the business or site operations.
  • Review and assess incident information to identify trends and/or programming opportunities for improvement.
  • Identify educational and training needs and assist with learning opportunities for site and/or regional HSES professionals.
  • Interface with senior operations, line management, and regional and facility HSES teams to drive environmental compliance and performance. Identify, manage and/or support the resolution of compliance-related issues.
  • Subject matter expert for enterprise-level environmental compliance management, providing on-site and/or remote support for environmental matters.
  • Lead or assist in incident investigations and corporate Board of Reviews as needed.
  • Provide oversight for various HSE data base and information systems (e.g., Incident Tracking, SDS system, HSE metrics, computer-based training, environmental compliance).
  • Monitor the regulatory landscape for new or changes to existing environmental laws and regulations that may impact site operations.
  • Facilitate the development of tools to assist sites in management of environmental compliance.
  • Lead or participate on corporate HSES audit teams.
  • Interface with government agencies, industry forums and the public on environmental matters as appropriate.
  • Provide support for divestiture and acquisition activity.
  • Oversee environmental liabilities management.
  • Provide positive, proactive leadership to all HSES personnel throughout the corporation to support an enriching work environment.
  • Domestic and international travel is required (approximately 10-15%)



  • Bachelor’s degree in science, engineering, or related, technical major. 
  • Minimum 10 years of progressively increasing responsibility in environmental compliance management, preferably in a chemical manufacturing
  • Extensive knowledge in judicious management of environmental compliance
  • Vast technical experience in areas of permitting, hazardous waste management, emission control, management systems, Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure (SPCC), and stormwater pollution prevention planning (SWPPP)
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and lead in a team environment
  • Ability to work successfully with internal and external customers in a professional manner
  • Ability to work successfully in a global environment


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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