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Date: Jan 14, 2018

Location: Wickliffe, Ohio, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.   Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives. 


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Information Research Professional


Job Mission

Lubrizol, A Berkshire Hathaway Company, seeks an innovative, self-motivated, and responsive Information Research Professional to work as part of a small, high functioning team to provide high-quality research support and information discovery to a global workforce of scientists, engineers, and marketing professionals.  This person will be conducting research, then analyzing and synthesizing their findings into reports.  In addition, they will contribute ideas to enhance the information discovery process.  If you are a visionary, enjoy thinking outside of the box to bring new ideas to the table, and love exploring new concepts, then this is the opportunity for you! 


Key Job Functions

  • Accurately conduct efficient, cost effective, Market, Technical and Patent research using fee-based online sources
  • Add value to searches by providing basic analysis, distilling facts, and emphasizing key data into reports
  • Develop and implement ideas to enhance information discovery
  • Manage library content and collections ensuring their effective use
  • Build relationships with internal customers to promote library resources and services


Basic Qualifications

  • Master of Library Science or Master of Library and Information Sciences
  • 3+ years of well-developed technical and market research experience
  • Experience searching technical, business, and legal information resources such as STN, Derwent Innovation, Dow Jones Factiva
  • Proficiency organizing information using Content Management Systems
  • Experience researching across broad range of industries, businesses, geographies, and markets
  • Proven ability to diagnose and solve user access issues to various electronic resources
  • Ability to work as an effective team member through demonstrating strong collaborative skills, ultimately working towards a common goal
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task while prioritizing work load and staying organized
  • Proven accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a high level of customer service
  • Strong internal and external communicator with great interpersonal skills



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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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