About us:

We create a sustainable future through innovative chemistry.

Infineum is a world leading formulator, manufacturer and marketer of petroleum additives for fuels and lubricants. Infineum additives are in 1 in 3 vehicles worldwide, and are designed to improve fuel efficiency, reduce emissions and enable cleaner transportations. With production facilities worldwide and regional business and technology centers in the UK, US, Singapore and China, there has never been a better time to start a career at Infineum.

Infineum’s successes are built on the exceptional talents of our bright and highly skilled colleagues.  

Infineum brings together individuals from different backgrounds, cultures, and thinking styles providing remarkably different talents, perspectives, life and career experiences. We recognize that a diverse talent base creates an environment rich with innovation. We’re looking for motivated colleagues to join us where you can participate in relevant and challenging projects and we can offer the right environment for a high-performance career.

We are a Specialty Chemicals Company with powerful research and development capabilities around innovative chemistry which has a vital role to play in sustainability. We provide products needed on the journey towards the electrification of mobility, while helping to make the internal combustion engine as clean as it can be. We also use our capabilities to generate sustainability advantages to countless new markets around the world. 

Position Summary:  

This Technologist role will be diverse, engaging and challenging, with the responsibility of working on projects within Product Development, Customer Technical Services, and IAC. As Lubes Technologist, you will be joining our Lubes Technology team responsible both for the development of the next generation of lubes additives products and for providing technical support to our lubricant’s customers. You will have an opportunity to experience the end-to-end product process: starting from product formulation for the next generation of additives technology and extending to lubes customers’ technical support.

Key Outputs: What we can expect from you

  • Lead & execute technology projects within Product Development, Customer Technical Services, and IAC
  • Actively participate in the development and commercialization of new products in collaboration with Marketing and Industry Liaison
  • Provide technical support for Lubes products for the assigned customers and/or product lines.
  • Work closely with Sales and Marketing colleagues to identify and develop new business opportunities
  • Collaborate with customers in a fast-paced changing environment to plan, execute, deliver and document products claims to deliver on customer needs.
  • Plan, execute, and document testing programs to provide customer specific solutions.
  • Support strategic OEMs, understand industry drivers and emerging hardware technologies to proactively identify opportunities yielding competitive advantage to Infineum
  • Work collaboratively within the team and with colleagues throughout Infineum
  • Any other additional responsibilities as assigned

What skills will you gain from this role?

  • Opportunity to lead and contribute to projects and activities with clear connection to the market from idea conception through commercialization of new products.
  • Develop a varied technical expertise from an understanding of how additives and lubricants work inside the complex environment of a combustion engine through an insightful view on how the engine oils of the future are created and deployed.
  • Cross collaboration with broad sections of Infineum businesses (sales, supply, marketing, procurement...)
  • Commercial understanding and technical insights, including a broader understanding of the additives industry drivers and their consequences on hardware and products requirements
  • Agility within a fast-paced, rapidly changing, multi-interfaced environment

A successful candidate is likely to have:

  • A technical background (BS or higher) in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry and/or Material Sciences.
  • Technical communication skills (written, verbal and graphic). Ability to develop compelling technical arguments and transmit them with knowledge and confidence.
  • Interpersonal, teamwork and collaboration skills across functions and regions.
  • Attention to detail, ability to think logically, and apply different tactics to solve problems using resources available internally and externally.
  • Capacity to efficiently balance priorities and make independent and timely decisions.
  • Work experience in cross-functional or global projects is desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with external customers is a plus
  • Knowledge of the lubricants industry, lubricant formulation, or related technology development activities would be advantageous
  • Ability to lead and execute projects
  • Ability to work within cross-functional teams, collaborate and influence others
  • Ability to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity, taking a flexible approach when needed information is limited by external circumstances
  • Commitment and passion for turning scientific knowledge into a performance enhancing end product

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to learn and grow. We believe there is no better way to learn than by doing, so from day one you will have the opportunity to make a real difference and develop the next generation of fuel and lubricant additives that will power transportation of the future.
  • High levels of project management responsibilities
  • Opportunity to gain patents for your innovative technologies
  • Exposure across several key global groups and the opportunity to work with people from around the world, gaining an understanding of a commercial business as a whole
  • Build a stimulating, long-term career with an inclusive company that values everyone as an individual.
  • Competitive salary, medical and retirement benefits
  • Community outreach activities & social clubs – Recognition, Inclusiveness & Diversity, Environmental
  • Onsite medical, café, gym, fitness classes, sports teams and secure onsite parking
  • Convenient to NYC, Airport & Public Transportation

Closing Date

31 December 2022


New Jersey, USA

Role Function and Group

Innovation & Technology

Application process