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Lubrizol Senior QA Analyst in Painesville, Ohio

Senior QA Analyst

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. 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 . Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together .

The Senior QA Analyst is responsible for communicating matters concerningintermediate analysis internally and externally. This position drives analytical continuous improvement in the laboratory and requires a high degree of knowledge of laboratory operation and analytical procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Analytical expert acting as liaison between Research, Pilot Plant, and Manufacturing to assure analytical capabilities are in place and specifications are appropriate. Act as local subject matter expert on product chemistry, including troubleshooting and dispositions. Lead new intermediate introduction in the laboratory and assist manufacturing.

  • Review, revise, and execute trials to proactively prevent quality and safety issues.

  • Lead continuous improvement efforts in the laboratory and assist in manufacturing. Includes increasing test precision, accuracy, efficiency and safety. Includes introduction and/or development of new procedures. Assist evaluating new instrument technology.

  • Oversees overall lab process effectiveness. Includes leading internal and ASTM Round-Robin programs. Monitor in-house laboratory standards and intermediate data.

  • Develop a fundamental understanding of SAP, share that knowledge, and utilize SAP skills to improve efficiencies. Includes maintaining in-process analytical instructions.

  • Effective participant of the Global QA Focus Team.

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Skills, Qualifications, Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Science in chemistry or related field from an accredited university.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ professional experience within a laboratory setting.

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Detail oriented and results driven

Consider A Plus

  • Fundamental understanding of SAP.

  • Fundamental understanding of StatGraphics.

  • Familarity with processes within a plant environment.

Working Conditions

  • Expected to use appropriate PPE and adtively promote safety.

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 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

Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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