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Data Scientist / Statistician Intern (BS/MS/PhD Students)

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Date: 22-Oct-2021

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

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.

 

Data Scientist / Statistician Intern (BS/MS/PhD Students)

                                                                                                  

 

 

The Statistics & Data Analytics Team

 

Operating like a start-up company, but with the backing of a large corporation, this empowered and agile team is charged with creating analytics systems that enable highly effective product development via virtual experimentation, optimization and knowledge discovery.  In addition, the team provides data science consulting services to the Lubrizol technical community throughout the world.

 

We are actively recruiting Data Scientist/Statistician Interns for 2021/2 for a three month period. Opportunities are available for students pursuing their Bachelors, Masters, or PhD degrees in relevant areas of study.

 

Potential projects (depending on intern skills and current Lubrizol needs):

 

  • Create predictive models by mining complex data for critical formulating or testing insights
  • Implement and assess algorithms in R, Python, SAS, JMP or C#/C++
  • Research and implement new statistical, machine learning and/or optimization approaches (PhD level)
  • Collaborate with data science team, as well as, scientists and engineers, to understand their needs, and find creative solutions to meet those needs

 

Previous intern projects include:

 

  • Predictive modeling using Bayesian and machine learning methods
  • R/Shiny tool development to enable model predictions and formulation optimization
  • Creation of an interactive visualization tool for monitoring predictive models
  • Multitask learning (transfer learning) using co-regionalized Gaussian Processes (PhD level)
  • Multi-objective optimization using genetic algorithms (PhD level)
  • Survival modeling using bagged Cox proportional hazards regression trees (PhD level)
  • Bootstrap variance estimation for complex nonlinear models (PhD level)

 

What tools do you need for success?

 

  • Enrolled, OR recently qualified in  a Bachelors, Masters or PhD program such as statistics, data analytics, machine learning
  • Excellent programming skills with the ability to learn new methods quickly
  • Exposure to database systems and the ability to efficiently manipulate complex data (BS/MS level)
  • Interest and experience in advanced statistical modeling/machine learning methods (PhD level)
  • Coursework in statistical modeling and data mining methods
  • Curiosity and creativity

 

 

Lubrizol will support you to develop your own skills and progress as part of a global organisation.


Together, we are Lubrizol: Where science excels, and people make a difference

 

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.  We are talented people working together to solve problems and improve lives through science. We are making a difference, and we will never stop pushing to do it better.

 

Lubrizol is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants. All applicants will be considered entirely based on their relevant merits and abilities.

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……

To learn and see what it is like to work here at Lubrizol Hazelwood, please view our video.

For further information, please visit: www.visitderby.com, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

 

 


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