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Lubrizol Technical Manager in Shanghai, China

<h1 id="job-title" itemprop="title">Technical Manager</h1> <div class="applylink pull-right"> <a xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="btn btn-primary btn-large btn-lg apply dialogApplyBtn " href="/talentcommunity/apply/552319500/?locale=en_US">Apply now »</a> </div> </div> <p xml:lang="en-US" lang="en-US" class="jobDate" id="job-date"><strong>Date: </strong> <span itemprop="datePosted">May 16, 2019 </span> </p>

Location: Shanghai, China, CN, 201203

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Summary of Responsibilities

The purpose of this role is to lead compounding technology development team, plan and conduct experiments to generate new compounding product to suit the requirements of our customer. Support commercialization driven by work with marketing managers, NBD team, customers, suppliers and peers to deliver the performance required of our products.


Essential Job Functions  

  • Lead compounding formulation development via design of experiments, ensure the new product development projects delivery in accordance with agreed upon deadline
  • Test plan and lead team to perform laboratory work, deliver quality data supporting the value proposition for technical projects.
  • Contribute to implement technology development strategy with compounding development, ensure the IP strategy to align with business strategy
  • Identify the new opportunities with compounding technology approaching together with commercial activities
  • Lead and coordinate compounding development activities, keeping communication with Lubrizol technical community globally
  • Develop strong relationships with customers especially R&D centers of selected local/MNC key accounts; Manage relative technical collaboration
  • Deliver technical training for key customers as well as distributors, including basic product training and advanced technical application training. Keep close contact with the industry and be updated with the latest technology
  • Provide support to compounding production team, ensure the new product /recipe pilot run and MA run
  • Continuously develop necessary lab capability to fulfil the compounding technology development strategy  
  • Be responsible for the improvement of the efficiency and safe operation of the lab by providing recommendations.
  • Develop capability of the team members


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor and above degree in Polymers, Material Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related subjects
  • 10+ years of polymer compounding experience in multinational company with 3+ years team management experience
  • In-depth understanding of polymer structure-processing-property relationship, hands-on experience in product & compounding formulation development
  • Strong analytical and problem anticipation & solving skills; innovative, ability to think outside the box and generate creative approaches
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal & written communication, presentation, and listening skills; ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences (internal & external)
  • Highly motivated towards goals & objectives
  • Excellent organization and planning skills; multitasking
  • Fluency in oral and written English
  • Project lead/management experience in elastomer compounding industry will be a plus



  • Drives Innovation
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Deliver Results
  • Focus on customers
  • Collaborates (local and globally)
  • Analysis and decision-making
  • Develop Talent
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