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Electrical Engineer Facilities Management

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Date: 08-Mar-2023

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

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 recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.

Electrical Engineer – Facilities Management

Salary competitive dependent upon skills and experience, plus excellent benefits


This role is based at Lubrizol’s European technical centre located in a rural setting at Hazelwood, eight miles from Derby City Centre.


Lubrizol are looking to recruit an Electrical Engineer to work as part of the Hazelwood Facilities Management team. 


This role provides Engineering technical support within the technical fields of Electrical or Controls Engineering. Work includes designing, developing, maintaining and improving the operational efficiency of plant and equipment across the site, supporting building occupiers activities.


As part of the Facilities team, you will work with strategic leads to develop the sites capital roadmap to achieving the Governments net zero challenge and site’s strategic vision.


The successful candidate will manage a broad range of projects from Engineering and Construction, including new projects and refurbishments. As an Electrical Engineer you will manage a number of projects from concept to hand over and completion, identifying maintenance and compliance obligations. You will identify project solutions to meet our internal stakeholders requirements, within agreed timescales, budgets and quality standards.


Key Accountabilities in this role:

  • Develop and maintain long term strategic plans, which consider future business needs, employee numbers, site facilities and infrastructure requirements.
  • Work closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of projects.
  • Successfully deliver projects to agreed cost, time and quality constraints, achieving stakeholder goals and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain documentation and work plans; monitoring results and adjusting work plans to ensure success and achievement of outcome. Identifying and managing project risks.
  • Accountable for delivering the sites maintenance and compliance obligations for site equipment.
  • Actively manage and promote a safety culture through contractor management using the companies permit to work system and adherence to corporate cardinal rules.
  • Demonstrate financial project accumen; preparing budgets, forecasting, scheduling expenditure, analysing variances and initiating corrective actions to manage costs.
  • Recommend and implement changes that contribute to an increase in the operational reliability and performance of services, assets and processes.
  • Identify, monitor and manage End of Life (EOL) strategies for key plant and equipment to maintain site business continuity.
  • Project manage aspects of the long-term plans and / or specific projects as identified in site strategic roadmap.
  • Build relationships to develop long term partnerships with external providers, project sponsors, business leaders and site management.
  • Work closely with project sponsors across site to develop and manage project initiation through to successful delivery and handover.
  • To carry out all duties and projects to meet health and safety requirements, comply with legislation and company procedures to ensure safety of all. 

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be educated to degree level or equivalent in Electrical Engineering.
  • Hold a first experience of working in an engineering role.
  • Demonstrate good project management delivery
  • Have a working knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety and Legislation that applies to building regulations and construction design management.
  • Have experience of working with financial processes – budgeting, costing and tenders, cost management and project reporting.
  • Demonstrate that you have experience of managing multiple projects to tight deadlines, with experience of managing stakeholder relationships
  • Good team working and interpersonal skills.
  • Good IT skills (e.g. Word, Excel, MS Project).
  • Proven track record in safety. 


What Lubrizol can offer you: 

In return we offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including healthcare, share incentive scheme, bonus and an excellent pension scheme as well as the opportunity to develop your career in a globally successful specialty chemical company.


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





If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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