Job Description

Why Valvoline Global Operations?

Valvoline Global is a worldwide leader in automotive and industrial solutions, creating future-ready products and best-in-class services for partners around the globe. Established in 1866, we introduced the world’s first branded motor oil, claiming our position as The Original Motor Oil. 


As an affiliate of Aramco, one of the world's largest integrated energy and chemicals companies, we continue to invest strategically and expand globally, driving unparalleled product innovation and sustainable business solutions.


Our corporate values of care, integrity, passion, and excellence shape everything we do. Living out our values is what makes our company, our employees, our partners, our customers, and the communities we serve great. 


When you join Valvoline Global, you join a culture that is committed to: treating all people with care, operating with integrity, striving for excellence in everything we do, and showing passion about delivering on our commitments.


Careers for the Driven

Valvoline has a rewarding opportunity as an IT Senior Project Manager. We whole-heartedly adopt a ‘never idle' mindset. We also know that outstanding service begins and ends with our employees. So, we’re looking for good people to join our team. You bring your skills, talents, and drive. We will give you a great place to work, a competitive salary and benefits, and the resources and support to develop and advance within our global company.


The IT Project Manager is responsible for the planning, implementation and execution of infrastructure projects.  This role will take ownership for meeting project objectives to include scope, time, quality and budget targets.  Responsibilities include client management, resource planning, requirements gathering, developing/maintaining project plans through all phases of project.


*Valvoline Global Operations Headquarters is located in Lexington, KY. We prefer candidates willing to work a hybrid in-office work schedule (3 days per week). We are open to candidates living in nearby markets (i.e. Cincinnati and Louisville), willing to visit weekly. 


How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Under limited supervision, plans, implements and executes/oversees infrastructure projects on time within budget and within scope. Responsibilities include defining and analyzing requirements; developing/maintaining project plans and documentation; managing project budget, capital and expenses; managing quality through acceptance testing; and leading post project evaluation sessions.
  • Works with client and project stakeholders; analyzes project risks/problem and works with leadership to identify solutions.
  • Works closely with project team members and third-party resources to ensure all parties are on track with project requirements, deadlines and schedules.
  • Support high-level planning and scheduling for approved and highly likely road map projects.
  • Develop and implement programs and project management utilizing Agile methodology that is flexible, appropriately manages risk and leads to successful implementation of projects.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as determined by Valvoline Global Operations from time to time in its sole discretion.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, business or related field.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in project management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies is required
  • Strong experience leading, facilitating and motivating teams for small to medium IT projects required
  • Strong understanding and experience working with business units in achieving their goals required
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills required
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills across all levels of the organization required
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Project, Visio
  • Strong experience with infrastructure is preferred
  • PMP, Scrum or similar certifications desired.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 

Benefits That Drive Themselves

  • Health insurance plans (medical, dental, vision)
  • HSA and flexible spending accounts
  • 401(k)  
  • Incentive opportunity*
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays*
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts
  • Tuition reimbursement*
  • Adoption assistance*

*Terms and conditions apply, and benefits may differ depending on position.


Valvoline provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. Are you good at what you do? Join us.


The Company endeavors to make its recruitment process accessible to any and all users.  Reasonable accommodations will be provided, upon request, to applicants with disabilities in order to facilitate equal opportunity throughout the recruitment and selection process.  Please contact Human Resources at 1-800-Valvoline or email to make a request for reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the recruitment and selection process.  The contact information is for accommodation requests only; do not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications.


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