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Date: Jul 20, 2021

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. At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.


Job Summary

The Project Manager is part of the Wickliffe Site Vision Team and is responsible for renovation and infrastructure projects throughout the site. The work primarily involves capital project and maintenance-related expense work while supporting other Project Engineers, area Process Engineers, and the Facilities Maintenance group.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Acts as the project leader for a significant project workload with responsibility for meeting the objectives of assigned projects within approved budgets
  • Meets with the customer(s) to understand their needs and scope the work necessary to accomplish project objectives
  • Prepares and submits requests for capital including detailed scopes, cost estimates, and all other supporting documents
  • Prepares sketches and works with CAD personnel to develop project drawings
  • Develops scopes of work and equipment specifications; conducts bid meetings with contractors, reviews proposals and vendor quotes, and makes selections for purchase
  • Follows up to ensure AHJ permits are secured in advance of the work
  • Coordinates installation with the project customer or other affected site areas
  • Follows up with maintenance crews and contractors to verify that installation work is proceeding safely, on schedule, and in accordance with plans and specifications
  • Project management work includes setting up projects in SAP, prepare purchase requisitions, develop project schedules, provide periodic status reports, and complete project close out reports
  • Provides technical assistance to the operating and maintenance areas assigned as requested
  • Maintains a working knowledge of codes and standards that apply to the construction industry, including OSHA regulations, International Building and Mechanical Codes, International Fire Code, Ohio EPA regulations, and NFPA standards
  • May include 2nd or 3rd shift support
  • Participates in Continuous Improvement (OPEX) projects
  • Enforces Lubrizol Wickliffe Safety, Corporate, and Financial Policies



  • 4-year college degree in construction management, architecture, or a related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of industrial or commercial construction management experience
  • Project management experience, with an established track record of successful projects; project management experience must be in engineering or construction


Considered a Plus:

  • Professional Management Professional (PMP®) by Project Management Institute
  • Experience in the Chemical or Waste Treatment industry
  • 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


Lubrizol Benefits

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Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans

401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan

Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings

Health Savings Account


With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. 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. 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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Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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