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Mechanical Engineering Co-op Program

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Date: Oct 13, 2018

Location: Wickliffe, Ohio, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 33271

Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oilsdriveline applicationsgasoline and diesel fuelother transportation related fluids and industrial lubricants. We are committed to providing value to our customers, and we understand that success comes from working together. The Lubrizol Additives team is passionate about what we do. Our customers count on us for trusted expertise, testing confidence, supply assurance and independent strength. We are looking for top talent to help inspire new ideas, create opportunities and enable the advancement of innovative technologies. We offer abundant opportunities for career growth in a challenging, collaborative environment. For the last seven years Lubrizol has been named one of the top workplaces in Northeast Ohio, and in 2016 was judged as the number one workplace by Northeast Ohio’s annual Top Workplaces survey. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.

 

 

 

The Lubrizol Corporation is looking for highly motivated sophomores for our Mechanical Engineering Co-op Program

 

What will you gain from this opportunity?

As a Lubrizol mechanical engineering co-op student, you will rotate through a number of different assignments based on your interests and on the company’s needs. Lubrizol believes in providing you with a wide variety of experiences as well as increasing your responsibilities as you progress through the program. You will be an important part of Lubrizol’s testing team. You will support various types of laboratory tests and engineering projects. Engineering support is needed in the areas of sensor technology, fuels, lubricants and emissions research for two-cycle, gasoline and heavy-duty diesel engines. You also may work with stationary test rigs for stressing numerous drivetrain lubricants, such as automatic transmission fluids and automotive gear oils.

Mechanical engineers play a key role in Lubrizol’s performance fluid systems for transportation and industry. These areas offer many new opportunities for the company and its employees. Experience in the mechanical testing laboratory helps you to make a strong contribution to these new systems.

 

What will you do in the Mechanical Engineering Co-op Rotations?

Laboratory Technician

Your first work term is typically spent as a lab technician with the laboratory operating team. This is a hands-on assignment that involves working with other technicians on dismantling and rebuilding hardware, test operation plus familiarity with data acquisition and control systems. Assignments can include working with two-cycle gasoline and diesel engines, manual, automatic, and continuously variable transmissions, hydraulic pumps, tractor and automotive axles.

You will gain a basic knowledge of the testing qualification for performance fluids and enjoy positive team interaction. In future work terms, projects will be team efforts that involve people from different areas of the company who are unified by one common goal. Strong relationships that are established between technicians and support groups, such as lab maintenance, machine shop and instrumentation, are extremely important. These relationships with co-workers will help you when you gain responsibility in future assignments.

Project Engineer

As your knowledge grows with your school curriculum so will the scope of future projects. You will become directly involved with engineers in the support of test lab projects.

You will work with engineering teams on a variety of tasks. Projects may include, but are not limited to, specification testing for performance lubricants, research testing for fuels and emissions, developing new procedures or test rig designs, designing or improving control systems and problem solving. Assignments are meant to technically challenge you in an effort to promote professional growth while being an integral part of the company’s business. Lubrizol’s commitment to providing a rewarding experience for you is sure to pay dividends in your career development.

Benefits of Lubrizol’s Mechanical Engineering Co-op Program:

  • Rewarding your hard work!
    • Competitive pay
    • Holiday pay for holidays that fall within your work period
    • Tuition reimbursement assistance during work sessions
    • Housing assistance and relocation assistance is offered to students with a permanent residence that is 50 miles or more from their assigned work location(s)
  • Diverse experiences with the stability of one employer. We provide a range of opportunities so that students are exposed to new responsibilities, solutions and teams.
  • FUN! We a variety of events and activities for our students. Past events include a Cleveland Indians game, paid volunteering days, and even a picnic hosted by our CEO!
  • Grow professionally. All co-ops present their work at the end of each work session. This is an excellent opportunity to improve your public speaking skills and hear what other co-ops are doing.
  • Full-time opportunities after graduation. Our engineering co-op program is an important vehicle for hiring full-time engineers at Lubrizol. Many of our senior leaders started in similar programs!

Who are we looking for?

  • Currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university, with a graduation date of 2021 or later.
  • Ability to complete four or more co-op work terms.
  • Students with GPA > 3.0 will be given priority consideration.

How do you learn more or apply?

Lubrizol partners with universities across the country to recruit for the Chemical Engineering Co-op Program. Talk to your university career services department to find out when we will be on your campus. Then, visit us at our information session and at your university career fair.

 

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States.  Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, indoor waterparks and zoos, ski resorts, museums, halls of fame, one of the longest water-fronts in the country, and the most concentrated square mile of art, cultural, education and health institutions in the nation.  From making your heart race at Cedar Point, to attending a professional sporting event or biking or hiking through over the 100,000 acres of state parks, to catching a Broadway show at Playhouse Square - the second largest performing arts center in the country, you can make it happen right here in Cleveland, Ohio.

 

Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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