Lubrizol Technical Manager - Performance Coatings in Brecksville, Ohio

Technical Manager - Performance Coatings

Req ID: 41481

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The Lubrizol Corporation

A Berkshire Hathaway company

Technical Manager – Performance Coatings

Job Mission

The Performance Coatings Group (PCG) within Lubrizol has an immediate opening for a Technical Manager. This role will have the primary responsibility drive new product development for metal coatings to meet our global business and technical targets.

Key Job Accountabilities

  • Drive new product development for metal coatings in the North America region to meet our global business and technical targets.

  • Lead and execute medium and long-term development projects to develop Coatings with unique and differentiated performance for Metal Substrates.

  • Develop in-house formulation and testing capabilities that is equal to (if not better than) our customer base.

  • Evaluate and test experimental polymers to provide results and recommendations to development team.

  • Collaborate with Lubrizol personnel to extend structure-property-performance understanding throughout the organization.

  • Support customer evaluations of LZAM polymers and formulations for Metal Substrates.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field from an accredited college/university.

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience formulating and testing metals coatings.

  • Deep understanding of fundamentals of corrosion science.

  • Ability to travel as needed to support the evaluations and commercialization of new systems (est. 10%).

  • Ability to work safely within LZAM laboratories and customer facilities.

  • People development skills.

  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Good understanding of Design of Experiments (DOE).

  • Self-starter, highly motivated toward achievements, results-oriented.

Considered a Plus

  • Knowledge of the polymers and additives used in the above mentioned market formulations.

  • Highly developed understanding of metals and adhesives applications.

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

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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.

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