Lubrizol Engineering & Maintenance Manager in Gastonia, North Carolina

Engineering & Maintenance Manager

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact. Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.

Company Information and Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

This position will report to the Gastonia Plant Manager and be responsible for oversight of plant maintenance personnel and working on capital projects throughout the plant.


  • Ensure a safe work environment and nurture a safety focused culture in the Engineering and Maintenance Department

  • Provide leadership and direction to the maintenance team

  • Maintenance Reliability Engineer

  • Maintenance Supervisor

  • Maintenance Mechanics and Technicians

  • Oversee and control plant maintenance budget

  • Execute capital projects

  • Refine project scope with requestor

  • Perform design calculations

  • Estimate Project Costs

  • Provide construction oversight and management throughout the project

  • Provide resources and technical support for continuous improvement programs in the plant

  • Participate in capital planning.

  • Assist with external, internal, plant wide and departmental HSE&S audits.

  • Other duties as required and directed by Plant Manager.

Requirements - Education, Experience, Skills

  • BS in Engineering, Chemical preferred, or Mechanical with extensive chemical unit operations experience

  • 7-10 years of experience in the chemical field

  • 3-5 years of capital project engineering experience with demonstrated competencies to successfully manage project and construction activities

  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment, tools, and maintenance procedures

  • Capable of leading problem-solving teams

  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Strong MS Office products knowledge and skills

Considered a plus

·Experience with DeltaV, OSI PI Process Book, SAP, Process Safety Management

Gastonia at is part of the Charlotte metropolitan area. Charlotte at is the largest city between Washington, D.C. and Dallas, Texas. Because of the ease of getting to Charlotte from anywhere in the world, it has earned the nickname "the International Gateway to the South." Charlotte is located just hours away from the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains to the west and popular beaches, including Myrtle Beach, on the Carolina coast. Whether it's arts and culture, sports and recreation, dining, shopping or nightlife & entertainment, Charlotte has it all at .

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: Charlotte

Nearest Secondary Market: Concord

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