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Site Manager, Wickliffe

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Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • The primary purpose of the opportunity is to ensure that safety performance, risk management, cost, appearance/condition of facilities, and service level to corporate groups meets targets and are continuously improved at the Wickliffe, Ohio corporate headquarters site.


Accountability Statements

  • Ensure safe and responsible operations at the Wickliffe site and protect the company’s reputation.
  • Ensure infrastructure (appearance and condition), risk, and business continuity management practices enable delivery of critical corporate services at targeted levels of uptime and internal customer satisfaction.
  • Operate the site at targeted cost and investment, and continuously improve cost and service level.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Ensure that the site is operated in a way that retains an outstanding corporate reputation in the Northeast Ohio community, with corporate leaders and employees, and with customers and visitors.
  • Directly manage the site services team (HSES, engineering, operations, facilities, maintenance, shipping and receiving).
  • Responsible for all safety and risk related outcomes on the Wickliffe site.
  • Responsible for the site operations budget and expense management, and facilities capital budget and capital project execution.
  • Responsible to work with and influence other corporate business and functional leaders (typically VP level and one level down) to effect common safety and operational practices across the site and to achieve targeted outcomes.
  • Ensure that the site infrastructure, appearance, and security plans enable protection of critical corporate physical, people, and intellectual assets, as well as meeting targeted uptime and recovery time targets for delivery of critical corporate services (IT, Research, and otherwise).
  • Ensure that an ethical, accountable, and inclusive culture exists at the Wickliffe headquarters site.
  • Develop your organization and the individuals under your direct management.
  • Work with the Brecksville site leader to share best practices and identify and deliver synergy-based improvements and savings.


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or technical field (any science or engineering).
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in managing; people, safety, budgeting, and cost management.
  • Experience in Facilities Management and Maintenance, Capital budgeting and project execution.
  • Demonstrated success building relationships, influencing, aligning, and delivering results within a matrix organization.
  • Experience informing with and engaging Senior Leaders (VP, President, C-xxx).
  • Self-motivated, fast learning, high energy, high integrity.
  • Experience in community relations and collaboration is a plus.



If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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