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The Lubrizol Corporation

Research Manager - Consumer & Market Insights

The Lubrizol Corporation - Wickliffe, OH

Req ID: 41621


Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact.   Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.


Are you top performer with a passion for market insights and a heart for driving innovation?  If so, help lead us on our journey to build Lubrizol's Consumer and Market Insights department - a journey that has the potential to reshape the future direction of Lubrizol and our industry for years to come!     


We need top talent to help build out our capabilities in C&MI. We are building this team and function from the ground up and are looking to hire top talent to help us do so.


Consumer & Market Insights, Research Manager


Key Job Accountabilities

*Collaborating with Business Managers, Sales and Sales Development Managers, Product Management, Technology, Finance, and Executive Leadership to build learning plans and prioritize the right questions * Serve as a the voice of the consumer / end-user, learning to lead qualitative and quantitative research

*Brand image/equity, consumer segmentation, consumer targeting and need gap identification *Brand health tracking analysis, macro trend identification, concept and product testing *Copy testing, and others, as required by the business need

*Gathering, organizing, and interpreting relevant industry, customer, or retailer data

*Point of Sale, Product Shipments, Marketing metrics, sales and market share data, or other supporting data streams

*Translating research or analytics into actionable initiatives that can drive successful sales and marketing programs *Reporting to Consumer & Market Insights Director, developing C&MI and business expertise by partnering with specific business units


Basic Qualifications

*Bachelor's in business, statistics, social sciences or related field *5+ years' experience in a commercial, operations, HR, technical, or customer facing role *Ability to work cross functionally *Fundamental knowledge base (finance, product management, marketing, pricing, sales)

Considered a Plus

*Master's in business administration, statistics, social sciences, or related field *Strong presentation and communication skills; comfortable presenting to C-Suite *Business leadership coursework, industry training & conferences


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.

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The Lubrizol Corporation


Research Manager - Consumer & Market Insights The Lubrizol Corporation - Wickliffe, OH, United States


Location: Wickliffe, OH

Company Profile:
By formulating complex chemicals at the molecular level, Lubrizol engineers and chemists develop additives, ingredients and compounds that amplify the quality and performance of other products while reducing their environmental impact. And those products cover a wide range of applications, including lubricants and fuels, metalworking fluids, performance coatings, inks, personal care and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, computers, sports gear, high-performance apparel, even ice cream. Lubrizol customers know and value our ability to solve problems, and welcome our eagerness to make their products more marketable -- and their companies more successful.