Lubrizol Global Business Director in Cleveland, Ohio

Global Business Director

Req ID: 31441

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale. With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent. 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 at . To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Estane® Engineered Polymers at , Personal Care at , Home Care at , Lubrizol LifeSciences at , Performance Coatings at , and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems at .

Global Business Director – Medical Device Solutions

What motivates you?

Having the opportunity to build a business from infancy to a global powerhouse?

Identifying new frontiers ?

Developing a strategy to WIN ?

Leading and developing top-tier talent?

How about accomplishing all of the above while being a key member of an industry-leading, Berkshire Hathaway Company – The Lubrizol Corporation ? If you have what it takes, consider joining Lubrizol as our Global Business Director – Medical Device Solutions .

As the Global Leader of the Medical Device Solutions business segment, you will develop a WINNING strategy to double this business in 3-4 years, by identifying, evaluating and managing global sales and marketing opportunities. In addition, you will be influential in identifying potential acquisitions and licensing opportunities for this business segment as well as for our LifeSciences’ business unit in general.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the P&L for the segment and deliver on the growth expectations

  • Develop and implement business strategy and track progress

  • Coordinate with senior management and cross functional support staff to ensure execution of business strategy and ongoing business activities

  • Lead, manage and develop a global team of employees to achieve global and regional growth targets

  • Define growth opportunities for target customer segments, new product development, and BIC countries

  • Create personal relationships with the decision makers at key OEMs

  • Partner with technical leaders to ensure proper resource allocation and prioritization, in order to commercialize market-focused products on time and within budget

  • Identify and develop strategic partnerships that will advance Lubrizol’s competitive positioning

  • Partner with senior management to define the global merger and acquisition strategy, priorities, objectives, and initiatives for LLS


  • 15 years of commercial experience

  • 10 years of experience developing strategies and/or business development in the medical device industry

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Proven success in managing cross-functional and/or international teams

  • Outstanding facilitation, communication, and influence skills

  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time (globally)

Considered a plus:

  • Masters of Business Administration / Ph.D.

  • Experience in a consultative role

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio at , Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio at 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 orbiking 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 race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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