Lubrizol Innovation Project Manager in Cleveland, Ohio

Innovation Project Manager

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. To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered Polymers at https://www.lubrizol.com/Engineered-Polymers/ , Personal Care at https://www.lubrizol.com/Personal-Care , Home Care at https://www.lubrizol.com/Home-Care , Lubrizol LifeSciences at https://www.lubrizol.com/Life-Sciences , Performance Coatings at https://www.lubrizol.com/Coatings , and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems at https://www.lubrizol.com/CPVC/ .

Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems and Materials

The world leader in CPVC resins and compounds with proven performance - since 1959.

We currently have career opportunity for an Innovation Project Manager in our Brecksville, Ohio location supporting our CPVC Piping Systems and Materials business. The primary purpose of this role is executing growth projects and serving as the liaison between the technical and commercial teams. The role involves business project management with specific emphasis placed on key innovation projects. This includes the coordination and guidance to navigate technical, operational and or commercial barriers to help successfully commercialize such projects or products to accelerate growth for the business.

What you will do:

  • Using project management best practices, independently develop and execute projects and actively manage project update meetings.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders to understand their technical expectations. Use learnings to develop project and product development plans consistent with stakeholder expectations.

  • Provide ongoing technical support to the field team, delivering strong problem-solving capabilities and addressing any support requests in a responsive and timely manner.

  • Effectively manage multiple key business growth projects simultaneously. This includes project updates, identifying roadblocks and proposed solutions when possible.

  • Effectively communicate status reports on projects and customer activities to management and stakeholders through timely and comprehensive reporting and presentations.

  • Collaborate and communicate needs to help guide projects through the manufacturing authorization (MA) process and early stages of commercialization.

  • Act as an integral member of the team, by developing excellent and effective working relationships with the technical, commercial, manufacturing and demand creation teams.

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant technical discipline. Engineering preferred

  • Project management experience

  • Ability to work with technical support services and understand their inter-relationship and value to the commercial groups

  • Ability to work effectively in multifunctional, global teams

  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and familiarity with SharePoint.

  • Ability to travel up to 20%, both domestic and possibly international, as required.

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio at http://www.thisiscleveland.com/ , Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio at http://www.globalcleveland.org/ 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 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 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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