Senior Electrical Engineer

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Date: 24 May 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. 

Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Senior Electrical Engineer


Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the automotive market and 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.

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

This role is based at the European headquarters in Hazelwood, Derbyshire. Being set in rural Derbyshire, the Lubrizol campus at Hazelwood combines state of the art Research, Development and Testing facilities with breath-taking country views that create a unique working environment not commonly associated to the chemical industry



What You'll Do:

As Senior Electrical Engineer, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, developing standards and creative engineering solutions across site. Working with all levels of the business you will directly identify innovative solutions required to meet strategic business and sustainability goals, managing from concept to delivery, further enhancing the Hazelwood vision as a center of excellence.

As a senior figure within the team you will support a talented multi disciplined team support site, they are at the heart of what we do, key to our success, you will develop and mentor individuals, fostering an environment where they can excel.

Joining our team you will be managing an exciting £2M project that will futureproof Hazelwood’s electrical infrastructure, providing greater resilience, expandability, allowance for exportation of locally generated power off site and future net zero technology integration. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life.


As a safety ambassador you will ensure the upkeep of safety critical equipment is your focus, ensuring maintenance and compliance obligations across site are met. Driving a safety culture, you will ensure work performed on site is performed safely. Developing and maintaining documentation control you will ensure site information is accurate and up to date.

As a design authority you will directy impact and shape the electrical landscape across site, you will also be required to be subject matter expert for the electrical systems within the organisation’s Management of Change process, reviewing, advising and approving changes to our plant and services,  ensuring changes are carefully considered.


What We're Looking For:

  • Ensucre asset maintenance and compliance obigations are satisfied in full across site.

  • Develop and maintain long term strategic plans, which consider future business needs, Government policies and corporate commitments to sustainability drivers.

  • Develop, mentor and support individual team members, fostering an environment where individuals flourish.

  • Work closely with Managers and project sponsors across site to develop and manage project initiation through to successful delivery and handover.

  • Build relationships to develop long term partnerships with external providers, project sponsors, business leaders and site management.

  • Project manage aspects of the long-term plans and / or specific projects as identified in site strategic plan.

  • Work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the projects.

  • Develop and maintain documentation and work plans; monitoring results and adjusting plans to ensure success and achievement of outcome.

  • Understand the financial requirements of projects; preparing budgets, forecasting, scheduling expenditure, analysing variances and initiating corrective actions to manage costs.

  • Recommends and implements changes that contribute to an increase in operational reliability and performance of services, assets and processes.

  • Identify, monitor and manage End of Life strategies for Key plant and equipment to maintain site business continuity.

  • To carry out all duties and projects to meet health and safety requirements, comply with legislation and company procedures to ensure safety of all.


Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Educated to degree level in Electrical Engineering.

  • A minimum of 5 years experience of working in a similar engineering position

  • Have a good working knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety and Legislation that applies to Electrical systems, building regulations and Construction Design Management.

  • Experience of working with financial processes – budgeting, costing and tenders, cost management and project reporting.

  • Possess good project management skills.

  • SAP experience

  • Demonstrate that you have experience of managing multiple projects at varying stages of  their life cycle, maintaining a focus on cost, time and quality.

  • Trained to IET BS7671 18th edition wiring regulations.

  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PowerBi, Project


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

We offer competitive compensation, and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Discretionary bonus
  • Bupa Private Medical Insurance
  • Wellbeing support
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Holiday Purchase Scheme
  • Very Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Free Car Parking on site
  • Subsidised employee restaurant on site
  • Employee Assistance Programme




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.

We work with a relentless commitment to operate safely and responsibly, keeping safety, sustainability, ethics, and compliance at the forefront of everything we do. The well-being of our employees, customers and communities is paramount to our culture and in the way we approach our work.

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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