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Automotive Parts Inspection and Rating

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Date: 12-May-2018

Location: Hazelwood, Derby, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Req ID: 38661


Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimise the quality, performance and value of customers’ products while reducing their environmental impact.   Lubrizol produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.  These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, and additives for gasoline and diesel fuel.  In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of resins and additives.


Job Title: Automotive Parts Inspection and Rating


Location: Hazelwood, Derbyshire, approximately 8 miles from Derby City Centre.


Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum


To provide accurate and repeatable rating / evaluation of test components in the Mechanical Testing area according to industry guidelines; work being carried out both in-house and at domestic and international field test locations.


Key Accountabilities

  • Rates components to industry standards.
  • Advises Lubrizol on appropriate rating methods.
  • Participates in off-site inspections globally.
  • Maintains good housekeeping practices including the management of rated parts (ordering, storage, distribution)
  • Represents the Company at appropriate industry meetings and forums.
  • Participates in international Rating workshops.
  • Identifies abnormalities observed during the rating process and able to diagnose and suggest possible causes of faults on engines, transmissions and other test units.
  • Records and reports data in accordance with Lubrizol and industry procedures.


  • Completed a recognised apprenticeship with approx 5 years industry experience.
  • Detailed knowledge of automotive, industrial or agricultural drive train operation.
  • Developing or has a detailed understanding of the rating process.
  • Becomes recognised as an established expert in the rating process.
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant industry standards.
  • Detailed working knowledge of HSE and Quality Systems in work environment.
  • Is competent in the use of software packages for documentation such as Microsoft Office.


The European marketing and technical centre Lubrizol Hazelwood supports an extensive range of clients and Original Equipment Manufacturers across the globe. 

The Hazelwood site is located in a rural setting around 8 miles from Derby City centre.  With a vibrant and constantly growing list of things to do and see, the city offers something to suit all tastes.  Be it lively nights out, a thriving live music scene (Derby recently won the title of ‘the city of festivals!’) an abundance of shops and restaurants, or indeed, getting involved in sports at the Ipro Arena, or the newly opened Velodrome, the choice is endless.  If you prefer more peaceful surroundings the beautiful Peak District is right on the doorstep, offering amazing scenery, idyllic country pubs, and fantastic opportunities for outdoor pursuit enthusiasts.

You will find that Lubrizol offer a wealth of career and development opportunities.  We employ the very best talent and strive to offer our employees the opportunity to grow and learn.

There is something for everyone who lives and work here……

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