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Project Engineer

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Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

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.


The Project Engineer collaborates closely with Test Engineering, Data Acquisition and Control (DAC), Maintenance, and Operations teams to efficiently and effectively lead installation and process improvement projects within the Testing and Applied Sciences Departments. The Project Engineer will also actively work with stakeholder groups to identify, design and implement process improvement and efficiency opportunities within the organization. Ultimately, the Project Engineer will support the overall Testing mission to provide high quality, cost-effective, and timely testing solutions to demonstrate the performance and value of Lubrizol products.



  • Utilize Project Management tools and processes to ensure that all projects have established deliverables, milestones, dates, and budgets, and that these priorities are effectively managed and communicated during project execution.
  • Coordinate with stakeholders and resource groups to ensure that priorities are understood, and that activities and tasks are completed in a timely and effective manner.
  • Develop a solid understanding of test operations and identify opportunities for process improvement, efficiency gains, and cost reductions.
  • Collaborate and share best practices with peers within the TCEM group, other relevant departments at the Wickliffe site, as well as other global testing locations and outside testing locations as appropriate.
  • Provide regular updates to Mechanical Testing Engineers, the Mechanical Testing Management Team, and other stakeholders on technical and project achievements as well as issues or obstacles.
  • Apply engineering skills and knowledge in the development of new tests and standardizing and improving test stand builds and modifications.
  • Prepare and submit requests for capital including detailed scopes, cost estimates and all other required documentation.
  • Review project performance at milestones and ensure accountability to deliver agreed upon results.


Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • BS or MS Degree in Engineering, preferably Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering
  • Five or more years of engineering experience.
  • Project Management experience, with an established track record of successful execution. This experience should be related to engineering or construction.
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical and chemical processes; define problems, collect and analyze data, establish causation, and implement corrective or improvement actions.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Extensive experience in Process Utility Systems and Controls may be considered in lieu of a degree.



  • Ability to conduct data analysis and provide conclusions and/or recommendations for improvement in the test area.  Provide clear, concise and timely reports reviewing the pertinent details, status and results.
  • Apply sound judgment when personal safety or environmental safety issues arise.
  • Manage project work in a financially responsible manner by balancing expenses against revenues and by determining return on investments.



  • Develop competencies in support of corporate philosophy and culture. Competencies include:  accountability, adaptability, building relationships, conflict management, establishing trust, resiliency, self-awareness.
  • Maintain high ethical standard at all times.
  • Exemplify Lubrizol Cultural Beliefs: All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, Be Courageous.
  • Demonstrate strong initiative, communication skills and self-motivation.
  • Trustworthy and ability to keep confidences.
  • Demonstrate good conflict management skills


Working Conditions

  • May require occasional domestic travel and infrequent international travel.
  • Flexible with work schedule and willing to accept calls during non-working hours.
  • Requires use of appropriate PPE to fulfill safety requirements.


What Lubrizol offers

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


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.




Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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