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Lubrizol Reviews

Updated August 6, 2018
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Lubrizol Chairman, President & CEO Eric R. Schnur
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  • "Great people to work with, work life balance is fair" (in 15 reviews)

  • "It has its downsides but overall it's a great company to work for" (in 14 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent Opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lubrizol full-time

    Pros

    Excellent pay for new hires and co-ops

    Cons

    Opportunities for career growth are great if you are in the right departments.


  2. "emplyee"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lubrizol full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    benefits vacation and advancement of career

    Cons

    limited visibility of overall plan,

    Advice to Management

    none

  3. "Accountant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lubrizol full-time

    Pros

    Employees are definitely loyal and care about the firm.
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Career Opportunity can be lacking since many people stay in their position for a long time.


  4. "Sales Manager"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Brecksville, OH
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Brecksville, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lubrizol full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Unique product lines which was easy to sell
    Overall good people

    Cons

    Overwhelming growth projection
    Lack of support


  5. "A Good, Ethical Company"

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    Former Employee - Senior R&D Assistant in Brecksville, OH
    Former Employee - Senior R&D Assistant in Brecksville, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lubrizol full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A corporate environment that is very ethical and is open to new ideas.

    Cons

    Large corporation mentality that can have one locked in as being defined by job title .


  6. "Nice and Chill place to work"

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    Current Employee - Supply Chain
    Current Employee - Supply Chain
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Lubrizol (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good work and life balance, no stress. Supportive management. Good experience.

    Cons

    Can be dull at times, not a lot of opportunities to move up


  7. "Great People & Great Facilities"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Marketing Communications Manager in Cleveland, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Lubrizol full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Extremely bright & caring co-workers, great problem-solvers, a fun place to work and learn.

    Cons

    Can be difficult to advance without highly-technical degree. No formal management development program for young professionals.

  8. "Paternity Leave"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Franklin, WI
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Franklin, WI
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Lubrizol full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    4 weeks paid paternity leave and 6 weeks paid maternity leave

    Cons

    Same complaints you find at any company.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Not Recommended"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lubrizol full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Small company feel, lean organization, technology leader in some product lines

    Cons

    Executive council is very weak, not accountable for the poor results of the company and its strategy. Poor performance, lack of bonus, low salaries and concerning future ahead.

    Advice to Management

    Hold yourselves accountable, reduce the size of you EC and reduce your costs to help the company succeed


  10. Helpful (4)

    "The Good Old Girls Club"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lewisville, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lewisville, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Lubrizol full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are good and end of year bonus

    Cons

    Always in crisis mode, inconsistent, abusive atmosphere toward male workers, WAY too many meetings, lots of backstabbing, expect you to work Saturdays on a moment's notice


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