Global Engineering Director

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Date: May 23, 2023

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092 Franklin, WI, US, 53132 Wilmington, MA, US, 1887 Deer Park, TX, US, 77536 Painesville Township, OH, US, 44077-1234

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

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. 

The Lubrizol Corporation's Global Operations team is committed to operations excellence through Engineering Standard development and deployment to achieve our company goals of Process Safety, Mechanical Integrity and Reliability, Sustainability, Capital management and deployment, and Process Digitalization. This Engineering Director will report directly to the VP, Manufacturing Technology and will develop the Engineering team, standards, and processes to effectively meet the team’s goals for Lubrizol’s goals and strategies.


Accountability Statement: Define and develop the Engineering Standards, Skill sets and Processes to deliver Lubrizol’s goals for Process Safety, Mechanical Integrity and Reliability, Sustainability, Capital management and deployment, and Process Digitalization.


Essential Functions

  • Provide leadership for global capital portfolio development, management and reporting with Global Finance and the Business leadership.
  • Define Work Processes, Tools and Org to support and deliver most cost-effective capital project execution and deployment.
  • With HSES and Manufacturing leadership, define Work Processes, Standards, Tools and Org to deliver top quartile Process Safety and Mechanical Integrity and Reliability
  • In partnership with Sustainability VP and Company Leadership, deliver the tools, standards and team to achieve the Sustainability targets for Lubrizol.
  • In partnership with CIO, IT and Manufacturing, define team and standards to deploy Process Automation / Digitalization that leverages and maximizes Manufacturing 4.0 opportunities for Lubrizol.  This includes appropriate process or mechanical modeling capabilities with the Process Technology teams.


Skills / Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, MS or MBA preferred.
  • Prior experience in Global Engineering Leadership role.
  • Experience in global work process development, deployment, aligned with business target delivery.
  • Prior change management experience with driving teams from current state to new level of delivery with new standards, work processes and KPIs
  • Experience of chemical process capital project execution across multiple geographies.
  • Candidates with prior expat assignments will be given preference.
  • Previous demonstration in roles to interact with all levels of the organization.


What Lubrizol offers:

  • 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



If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.






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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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