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Lubrizol Corporate Sustainability Specialist - Stakeholder Communication and Engagement in Wickliffe, Ohio

Corporate Sustainability Specialist - Stakeholder Communication and Engagement


The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company , is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.

At Lubrizol, our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. Read the cover story at in Smart Business Magazine to learn how Lubrizol plans to advance its growth.

Corporate Sustainability Specialist

Stakeholder Communication and Engagement

Reports to: Global Director Corporate Sustainability


Responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership to address stakeholder communications and requests for corporate sustainability information. This includes, but is not limited to addressing surveys, questionnaires, and third-party subscription rating services to assure timely, accurate, and consistent responses and to continuously improve the associated processes leading to improved scores. This position is also responsible for leading the efforts for the annual GRI report and other stakeholder communication needs.

This position may work out of the Wickliffe or Brecksville, Ohio locations.


This position is accountable for developing, implementing, and managing a formal process to respond to requests for sustainability information that allows for timely, accurate and consistent responses. This work enables an understanding of trends and analysis so that the organization can move into more proactive capabilities.

This is a highly visible position requiring significant communication and interaction with all levels of the organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES mayinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Lead the effort to develop and implement the corporate sustainability stakeholder Request for Information process, encompassing environment, social, governance, and economic (ESG+E) information. This includes collaborating with functional areas and GBU’s across the organization to assure accurate and consistent responses.

  • Coordinatethe completion of sustainability surveys, questionnaires and third-party subscription scoring services and use the surveys to help identify areas for improvement, to include:

  • Complete customer surveys in a timely fashion and perform gap analysis to determine actions to improve both scores and Lubrizol’s sustainability effort.

  • Complete, external, third-party subscription surveys (CDP, EcoVadis, etc.) in a timely fashion and perform gap analysis to determine areas for future score improvements.

  • Communicate with internal stakeholders to gain insight on material concerns or upcoming focus areas.

  • Communicate with survey providers to gain insight into methodology and opportunities for improvement.

  • Track survey results and scores to identify trends and areas where Lubrizol can better leverage its sustainability story.

  • Research aspects of the company to uncover examples of Lubrizol’s sustainability efforts.

  • Improve processes for survey completion, optimizing efficiency and increasing accuracy.

  • Lead the efforts for the GRI report, including a thorough understanding of the management practices required to improve Lubrizol’s management systems approach to sustainability.

  • Provide leadership, insights, and recommendations to all areas of sustainability to help Lubrizol improve and advance our sustainability message and initiatives.


  • Bachelor degree in a field that supports the sustainability initiative

  • Five or more years of experience in a technical, analytical, or similar role preferably in a chemical manufacturing environment

  • Experience with sustainability or environmental background is a plus

  • Strong organization and problem-solving skills

  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and lead in a team environment

  • Ability to work successfully with internal and external customers in a professional manner

  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment and address challenges

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With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio at , Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States. 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 . Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, Northeast Ohio 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 at , 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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