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Metalworking Chemist

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Date: Jan 14, 2021

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

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 successful candidate will use or develop industry experience to promote Lubrizol technology and testing services worldwide to grow market share and increase industry knowledge. The position is accountable for the planning, execution and interpretation of data for customer-specific or internal projects.


  • Enable customers to use additive and component technology developed by Lubrizol
  • Work with team to identify industry needs and participate in product development discussions
  • Write Technical Service reports to support commercial activities
  • Collaborate with the global Metalworking team to progress technical and commercial initiatives/projects
  • Support research team with any and all testing needs
  • Plan, execute, and interpret all metalworking specific tests
  • Participate in customer or internally focused training
  • Coordinate and support Technical Service activities with global satellite labs
  • Understand and perform Metalworking specific tests
  • Design or implement new test methods as needed
  • Manage multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Work according to best safety practices in the laboratory
  • Complete assigned projects in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry (organic, inorganic, polymer science, or closely related field)
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and be self-driven
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills including ability to deal with diverse cultures
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products


  • Previous industrial experience
  • Experience running standard tests (ASTM, IP, ISO, MIL)
  • Previous metalworking application experience
  • Knowledge and formulation experience in the coatings (rust preventives, anti-corrosive coatings, paint) or metalworking fluids
  • Knowledge of stamping and forming operations
  • Advanced technical degree
  • Previous management experience

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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 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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Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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