Data Scientist/ Statistician Intern (PhD Level) Summer 2021

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. Learn more about how we are achieving Success Together.

Data Scientist / Statistician Intern (PhD-Level)

 

 

Who are we?

Lubrizol is an innovative specialty chemical company, owned by Berkshire Hathaway, with technologies that improve the performance of our customers’ products in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. 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. What does that mean in the real world? Fewer emissions for cleaner air. A smoother, safer drive. Great looking hair. Fibers that breathe and coatings that stay bright. Safer, more comfortable patient care. And that is just to name a few. We’re always looking for ways to make the best better.

 

The Statistics & Data Analytics Team

Operating like a start-up company, but with the backing of a large corporation, this empowered and agile team is charged with creating analytics systems that enable highly effective product development via virtual experimentation, optimization and knowledge discovery.  In addition, the team provides data science consulting services to the Lubrizol technical community throughout the world.

Potential projects (depending on intern skills and current Lubrizol needs):

  • Research and implement new statistical, machine learning and/or optimization approaches
  • Create predictive models by mining complex data for critical formulating or testing insights
  • Collaborate with data science team, as well as scientists and engineers, to understand their needs and find creative solutions to meet those needs
     

Previous intern projects include:

  • Multitask learning (transfer learning) using co-regionalized Gaussian Processes
  • Multi-objective optimization using genetic algorithms
  • Survival modeling using bagged Cox proportional hazards regression trees
  • Bootstrap variance estimation for complex nonlinear models

What tools do you need for success?

  • Enrolled in PhD program such as statistics, data analytics, machine learning
  • Good statistical and programming skills with the ability to work effectively with complex data
  • Interest and experience in advanced statistical modeling/machine learning methods
  • Curiosity and creativity

With multiple facilities in and around Cleveland, Ohio, 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. 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 race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Posted
11/07/2020
Salary Range
$25,000.00 - 44,000.00
per Year
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Location
Wickliffe, OH 44092, US