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Lubrizol Reviews

Updated November 13, 2017
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Lubrizol Chairman, President & CEO Eric R. Schnur
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19 Ratings

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Pros
  • Excellent work/life balance--a great place to work for those with families (in 14 reviews)

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

Cons
  • No opportunities for full-time employment upon graduation (in 8 reviews)

  • I've learned that there are many layers of truth, and I have been disappointed by decisions made by upper management and HR (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great people to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very nice place to work, low turnover

    Cons

    Not a lot of opportunities to branch out into other areas


  2. "Excellent Opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    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.

  3. "Many Hats"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You wear many hat in this company. This is a good thing because you learn so many things.
    Wonderful medical/dental benefits, 401k match, and vacation and paid holidays.

    Cons

    You wear many hats so it's sometimes hard to get your true job accomplished.

    Advice to Management

    Keep in touch with the production workers. Follow up Nd follow through is everything and goes a long way when it comes to trust.


  4. "Wonderful company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Regional Business Manager in Wickliffe, OH
    Current Employee - Regional Business Manager in Wickliffe, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lubrizol full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Market leader for 50 years. Small company atmosphere. Values all employees. low turnover.

    Cons

    Only con is the Cleveland winters.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the LZ culture going. Keep valuing both experienced & new employees. Don't stop innovating. Customers expect us to be the best.


  5. "Sales"

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    Current Employee - Sales
    Current Employee - Sales

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Limited career growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Lubrizol full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    Communicate with operators when making a change in a area.


  7. "Involuntarily let go"

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    Former Employee - Lead Operator in Gastonia, NC
    Former Employee - Lead Operator in Gastonia, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great benefits great group of coworkers

    Cons

    No trust in long term employees

  8. "Global Process Technology Manager"

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    Current Employee - Global Process Technology Manager-Operations in Brecksville, OH
    Current Employee - Global Process Technology Manager-Operations in Brecksville, OH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Opportunities- very good upper management staff. Worked in the Engineered Resin Division-Estane!

    Cons

    Too many projects- Hard to manage at times!


  9. "Awesome"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lubrizol (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    innovative challenging resourceful team work

    Cons

    human resources upper management under staffed

    Advice to Management

    stand behind and support the ones that work their butt off and acknowledge their achievements


  10. "Global Equipment Manufacturer Development"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great products and highly skilled laboratory testing

    Cons

    Sometimes too much international travel

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing same things


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