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Research Data Scientist

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Date: Jun 3, 2022

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092 Brecksville, OH, US, 44141

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 Data Science & Analytics team at the Lubrizol Corporation has an opportunity for a solution-oriented Research Data Scientist.  In this role, you will provide data science technical leadership.  You will also be involved in the development of our analytics systems and will collaborate with others on statistics and data analytics matters. This role can be based anywhere in the United States where Lubrizol operates, in a hybrid or remote working model. 


 Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead efforts in algorithm and method development.
  • Coach and mentor others on advanced approaches in data science
  • Create predictive models by mining complex data
  • Collaborate and consult with subject-area experts
  • Act as a translator and advocate for how data science can add additional value to the business


Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • PhD in statistics, operations research, data science or closely related field
  • Deep expertise in one or more key technical area(s) such as advanced modeling approaches for use with sparse data and/or stochastic optimization
  • Ability to mine complex data resulting in practical insights
  • Highly skilled in R or Python
  • Strong problem solving and deductive reasoning skills
  • Creativity and curiosity with the ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly
  • Strong communication skills and ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of individuals


Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Experience applying MCMC algorithms
  • Experience using advanced modeling methods/machine learning to solve complex business problems


Why Lubrizol?

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

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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.

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