Research Chemist - Component Science, The Lubrizol Corporation - Wickliffe, Ohio
Are you interested in challenging projects in a truly multidisciplinary workplace?
Do you enjoy working in a highly collaborative, team-oriented culture?
Then read on.
The Component Science department, within R&D, supports Lubrizol by invention & synthesis of new specialty-chemicals and technical support of existing products. Our business depends on developing chemistry with unique performance characteristics which meet or exceed constantly evolving application requirements. Developing this technology requires an exceptional level of collaboration between chemists, physical & analytical scientists, chemical and mechanical engineers, formulators, and marketers.
We’re always told that one of the best things about working at Lubrizol is the people who work here – could you be one of them?
Essential Job Functions
Invent, prepare, and develop new chemical products
Develop structure-performance relationships
Perform independent research in a multidisciplinary environment on complex issues
Utilize advanced chemical knowledge, data, modeling and statistical tools to solve technical challenges
Work with business teams and/or customers to develop innovative new technology
Document, interpret and communicate results to colleagues, sponsors and customers
Follow safe laboratory practices
Ideal Candidate Profile
Ph.D. in chemistry (organic, inorganic, organometallic or polymer)
Track record of innovative thinking and technical accomplishments
Strong interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and cooperatively in a multidisciplinary environment
Excellent organizational and communication (written and verbal) skills
Considered a Plus
Post Doctoral or Industrial experience
About the Area
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 through 129,000 acres of National 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
Competitive salary with performance based bonus plans
401K Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution Plan
Competitive medical, dental & vision offerings
Health Savings Account
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About The Lubrizol Corporation
Lubrizol is an innovative specialty chemical company, owned by Berkshire Hathaway, with technologies that improve the performance of our customers’ products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. What does that mean in the real world? Fewer emissions for cleaner air. A smoother, safer drive. Great looking hair. Fibers that breathe and coatings that stay bright. Safer, more comfortable patient care. And that is just to name a few. We’re always looking for ways to make the best better. Join our team and discover what’s next.