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IT Business Applications Manager, Life Sciences

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Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092 Billings, MT, US, 59106 Brecksville, OH, US, 44141 Corona, CA, US, 92879 Bethlehem, PA, US, 18017 Franklin, WI, US, 53132 Deer Park, TX, US, 77536 Victor, MT, US, 59875

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.


Lubrizol is looking for a Senior Business Process Applications Manager. In this role, you will lead a team of Information Technology professionals that will provide regional and global support for business process applications, enhancements, and projects for our Life Sciences division. Lubrizol Life Sciences provides best-in-class contract manufacturing services to address needs within the pharmaceutical and medical device markets. This role can be remote, based anywhere Lubrizol operates.


What you will do: 

  • Lead a Team accountable for supporting both regional and global projects, enhancement and daily support for the Life Sciences division.
  • Provide information systems counseling and guidance to management personnel throughout the company 
  • Interface with Stakeholders to support cross regional and business alignment
  • Will take a collaborative, action-oriented approach to build support for change and transformation while leading, training, developing, motivating, and coaching the team in the development of an Operational Excellence culture
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and inspire confidence through effective communication and leadership
  • Develop standardized metrics and reporting
  • Recruit, develop, and motivate qualified staff to effectively carry out department functions and provide continuity of services
  • With a global view, lead the organization to the best end-to-end business process practices by identifying areas for improvement (business inefficiencies, process governance issues, process gaps, etc.)
  • Continue to learn and pursue educational opportunities to remain current in emerging technologies and concepts.


What you need:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 7 years of related experience in Information Solutions.
  • 5 years’ experience supporting a global ERP system.  QAD experience preferred however, experience with other ERP systems such as SAP or Oracle would be acceptable.
  • Experience in a Life Sciences environment.
  • 5 years’ experience managing an Information Solutions team
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project management methodologies (i.e. waterfall, Agile).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT Service Management (ITIL).
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) with advanced skill level.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and influence with all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical skills that translate to high-level problem-solving abilities
  • Must be flexible, reliable, and able to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience with vendor management
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.


What will put you ahead: 

  • Medium to Large project management experience
  • Global manufacturing company experience
  • Knowledge of FDA Validation requirements within an IS and manufacturing environment
  • Robotics Process Automation (RPA) experience
  • Process Mining experience (Celonis)



What Lubrizol offers:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan
  • Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave
  • Flexible work environment

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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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