Skip to main content

Technical Specialist

This job posting is no longer active.

Location: East Chicago, IN, United States
Date Posted: Nov 3, 2022
Category: Engineering
Job ID: 116738

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our Technical Specialist role will provide a wide range of technical support to all areas within the blended oil group. It will include the development and testing of new products, provide field support as required, support corporate training initiatives, and assist with bid work, product crossovers and comparatives to support ongoing market expansion and growth. Reports to the Technical Manager and Technical Services.

Why work for Safety-Kleen?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Create training documents for all segments of blended lubes
  • Includes training modules for MOS/ AM/ OSSR that will be facilitated by Clean Harbors training team
  • Help create and solidify content for initial training
  • Provide R&D support through lab blends and analysis
  • Guidance on technical content of product data and spec sheets.
  • Competitor product comparison and bid product crosses.
  • Training documentation for new products, segments and applications
  • Scoping customer needs for larger technical projects or needs.
  • Work to support Fleet Team expansion and increased market share.
  • Direct market Lube Sales Professional for SK. 
  • Provide resources for technical data generation in support of KPP marketing.
  • Other duties as required

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen?

  • 5 -10 years of progressive experience within the lubricant laboratory, manufacturing, or technical industry required.  
  • Laboratory experience with viscosity, XFR, ICAP a plus.
  • Experience in a lube refining business a bonus.
  • Experience working closely with the top Lubricant Additive Industry.
  • Experience working closely with OEM technical management.
  • Bachelors in Science or equivalent qualifications.
  • Willing to travel 10-20%.  Varies based on time of year and program/customer support needs.

Join our team today! To learn more about our company and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.
Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK ™

We thank all those interested in joining the Safety-Kleen team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



Share: mail

Not What You're Looking For?

Join our Talent Network
Join our Talent Network