Automotive Engine Test Engineer

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Date: 19 Mar 2024

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit  

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognise unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life. 



Job Title : Automotive Engine Test Engineer

Job Location : Hazelwood (UK)

Job Type : Permanent

Type of role : On site


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Automotive Engine Test Engineer!

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What You'll Do:

As an Automotive Engine Test Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, driving to deliver safe, timely, cost effective and quality testing at our state-of-the-art Mechanical Testing Facility. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. The European Testing Facility at Hazelwood runs a 24/7 operation which predominantly develops and tests additives for fuels & lubricants for the automotive industry. A wide variety of tests are run to determine the performance of our additive packages in Heavy Duty and Passenger Car engine lubricants and fuels. Your work will directly impact test development, planning and scheduling of key engine tests, analysing test results, problem solving and delivering reports for key customers.


What We're Looking For:

  • Planning and scheduling tests ensuring most efficient use of time and resource
  • Analyse and review test data, looking for boundary condition and repeatability checking
  • Provide timely results and reports to the requirements of our customers
  • Understand the needs of the customer and develop new tests to improve test efficiency and differentiation
  • Represent Lubrizol at key industry or internal project meetings
  • Ensure compliance with current legislation and ISO standards with respect to quality
  • Interact appropriately with the work group, engineers and customers
  • Suggesting improvements and the implementation of these improvements with a proactive and creative approach
  • Adhere to and promoting compliance with company HS&E policies, practices and procedures and suggest areas for improvement


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical or Automotive Engineering
  • Proven professional experience in Mechanical/Automotive engineering, automotive powertrain testing experience preferred
  • Deep knowledge of internal combustion engine technology, both diesel and gasoline
  • Computer literate with the ability to use Microsoft Office packages
  • Awareness of safety legislation, procedures and ISO quality systems
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to build positive relationships across all levels of the business
  • Ideally working towards Incorporated/Chartered Engineer status
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the automotive industry


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • The support and training to develop your own skills and progress your career as part of a global organisation
  • The opportunity to work with teams of highly skilled technicians and specialist engineers in our state-of-the-art facilities
  • A competitive salary and benefits package, including discretionary annual bonus, excellent pension scheme, flexible working, share incentive plan, Bupa Healthcare, 25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
  • Wellbeing support and EAP


Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together! .

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. 

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their ethnic origin, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or any other characteristic. 

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