Lubrizol Strategic Global OEM Account Manager in Derby, United Kingdom

Strategic Global OEM Account Manager

Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oils at , driveline applications at , gasoline and diesel fuel at , other transportation related fluids at and industrial lubricants at . We are committed to providing value to our customers, and we understand that success comes from working together. The Lubrizol Additives team is passionate about what we do. Our customers count on us for trusted expertise , testing confidence , supply assurance and independent strength. We are looking for top talent to help inspire new ideas, create opportunities and enable the advancement of innovative technologies. We offer abundant opportunities for career growth in a challenging, collaborative environment. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together .

Job Title | Strategic Global OEM Account Manager

Geographic Location | UK, France or Germany

Office Location | Office or Homebased (after probationary period)

Purpose of the role

To identify, explore, establish, evaluate and lead execution of new opportunities for Lubrizol to create value at OEM’s and to find ways for Lubrizol to share in the value created. To develop and manage relationships with selected OEMs, and to use those relationships to implement Lubrizol’s business strategies and plans in conjunction with Product Management Group and Sales functions as appropriate.


To identify and secure opportunities at the OEM with support of the wider organisation that directly and indirectly helps grow Lubrizol share of value at the OEM that contributes to UOI growth of 3% annually.


  • Be | The main point of contact for selected original equipment manufacturers (OEM) Accounts

  • Lead | The accounts and Lubrizol functions in support of increasing Lubrizol’s share of opportunity and influence

  • Deliver | The Lubrizol specific business strategies at the OEM

  • External focus | Develop an extensive network of contacts at the selected OEM Accounts across a broad range of disciplines to include both the commercial and the technical.

  • Internal focus | Grow internal contact networks within Lubrizol Product Management Group (PMG) | Sales | R&D.

  • Develop | Implement | The plans for all identified OEM accounts | Use inputs from the OEM management team | PMG | The OEM Council.

  • Enable | Opportunities for direct contact between the OEM | PMG | Other Lubrizol functions when necessary and where it supports execution of the company strategies.

  • Contribute | To the global OEM team | Work closely with other OEM Account Managers | Regionally | Globally as required

  • Identify | Develop | Opportunities for innovative new technologies that expands Lubrizol’s business portfolio at the OEM Accounts

  • Market Insights | Provide these to PMG and other Lubrizol functions from the OEM perspective | Help shape these offers to realise more value for Lubrizol


  • Commercial Acumen | Across multiple end use areas such as | Manufacturers | Lubricant | Fuel | Additive | Material businesses

  • Technical Competence | In relation to manufacturer hardware systems and needs today, and for the future

  • Expertise | Experience | In dealing with manufacturers, and/or lubricant/fuel or speciality chemical industries

  • Motivation | Highly motivated self-starter, that can influence decisions at various levels of an organisation

  • Communication | Good communicator with the ability to simplify often complex situations into understandable plans and project updates

  • Flexibility | A team player that can unite and maximise the collaborative approach to business success with Lubrizol and OEM teams

  • Management | Previous experience in managing regional and multi-national project teams

  • Develop | Describe | Clearly defined positioning and differentiation for compelling value propositions and commercial insights

  • Identify Opportunities | To leverage and enhance value at the OEM through a Customer Impact Statement (CIS)

  • Interpret | Understand | Data, business, social, economic and market trends

  • Ability | To identify and match unmet needs of the OEM and the commercial benefits offered by Lubrizol in fulfilling these through technology solutions

  • Presentation | Computers | Skills that are coupled with an ability to use SharePoint, excel, word and other business management tools, such as CRM

  • Talent Development | A desire coupled with ability to develop Lubrizol future talent through mentoring and knowledge sharing

  • Leadership | Ability to organise, lead both internal and external meetings

Role Dimensions

  • OEM account with actual or potential for regional or global reach – multi country

  • Potential or actual deployment of wide range of product and service solutions from approx. 15 differing Lubrizol business units or profit centres

  • Coordinating group of around 10-20+ Lubrizol personnel in pursuit of value creation at the OEM Account

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree or equivalent in business studies, engineering, business or chemistry

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the lubricant, chemical or related industry or experience of working for or with OEM’s

  • Leadership experience, leading or coordinating cross functional teams

  • Second language preferred but not essential


The European marketing and technical centre Lubrizol Hazelwood supports an extensive range of clients and Original Equipment Manufacturers across the globe.

The Hazelwood site is located in a rural setting around 8 miles from Derby City at centre. With a vibrant and constantly growing list of things to do and see, the city offers something to suit all tastes. Be it lively nights out, a thriving live music scene (Derby recently won the title of ‘the city of festivals!’) an abundance of shops and restaurants, or indeed, getting involved in sports at the Ipro Arena, or the newly opened Velodrome, the choice is endless. If you prefer more peaceful surroundings the beautiful Peak District at is right on the doorstep, offering amazing scenery, idyllic country pubs, and fantastic opportunities for outdoor pursuit enthusiasts.

You will find that Lubrizol offer a wealth of career and development opportunities. We employ the very best talent and strive to offer our employees the opportunity to grow and learn.

There is something for everyone who lives and work here……

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