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Mechanical Project Engineer

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Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Wickliffe, Ohio, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Job Summary:

This position will report to the Wickliffe Engineering Services Manager and will be responsible for mechanical process projects throughout the site with goals to improve safety, decrease costs, and improve productivity. This person will be responsible to help implement the capital plan particularly in Lubrizol Operations, Research and Testing areas. They will also support other Project Engineers, area Process Engineers and the facilities maintenance group as required.  Key duties include:

  • Generate drawings, making process calculations to size required equipment, prepare equipment specifications for quotes, make equipment selections for purchase
  • Participate as part of a team to identify process improvement opportunities, and determining the specific process modification required to achieve these improvements
  • Prepare and submit requests for capital including detailed scopes, cost estimates and all other required documents
  • Project management work includes preparation of detailed schedules, purchase requisitions, and periodic reports
  • Coordinate installation with maintenance resources and supervise contractors to install mechanical equipment and systems
  • Act as the project leader for a significant project workload, with responsibility for meeting the technical objectives of the project within the assigned budget, project reporting, and project closure
  • Provide technical assistance to the operating and maintenance areas assigned as requested
  • Have a working knowledge of the codes and standards that apply to the site and Lubrizol internal Safety Policies and Engineering Standards.


  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Five (5) to Ten (10) years of engineering experience sizing equipment
  • Plans to take the Professional Engineer (PE) Exam
  • Drawing interpretation for Authorities Having Jurisdiction compliance
  • Project management experience, with an established track record of successful projects.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical processes; define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions


  • Professional Engineer License
  • HVAC, Fire Protection, Reliability or Process Experience
  • Ability to lead and support Process Hazard Analyses
  • SAP Experience

    Working Conditions

  • Lifting to head up to 10 pounds; lifting to waist up to 25 pounds
  • Requires close, color, and peripheral vision; depth perception
  • Work is performed within a controlled environment; noise levels in some areas require hearing protection

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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