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Sourcing Analyst


Lubrizol Additives is a pioneering global supplier of chemical additives technologies including additives for engine oils, driveline applications, gasoline and diesel fuel, other transportation related fluids and industrial lubricants. 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. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.

 

 

 

Responsible for managing specific projects and other assignments such as assembling data, analyzing performance, identifying strategies and developing recommendations.  Partners with Global Procurement Management and Sourcing Managers to support and leverage various initiatives and objectives.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Execute tasks as an independent self-starter that effectively adapts to changes and organizes activities to deliver expected results on time.
  • Provide analytical and project support for cross-functional and cross-organizational sourcing initiatives.
  • Effectively collate, interpret, and present data from multiple sources.
  • Work closely with project sponsors to define scope, objectives, and deliverables to complete projects on time.
  • Effectively communicate project related updates to project sponsors.
  • Successfully manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Diligently prioritize projects while keeping in mind importance, value creation, and time commitment.
  • Maintain a positive “can do” attitude.
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external customers.
  • Develop and implement improvements to existing processes.
  • Prepare and provide presentations to internal and external customers.
  • Ability to work effectively in multifunctional, global teams.

     

Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Management, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, or a technical degree. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to integrate business acumen with technical skills.
  • Excellent analytical, project management, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent PC skills in Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint.
  • Flexibility to handle simultaneous requirements and tight deadlines.
  • Must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and imperfect data in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong SAP and BOBJ knowledge.

 

CONSIDERED A PLUS:

  • Understanding of negotiating strategy, competitive bid process, source selection, and freight terms.
  • Project or logistics experience in a chemical manufacturing environment
  • Bonus Eligible, Location: Wickliffe, OH

 

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, Lubrizol is located in one of the largest economic regions in the United States.  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, 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.