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Engine Build Technician

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Date: 08-Jan-2022

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.



Engine Build Technician


Competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package


We have exciting opportunities for experienced Engine Build Technicians to join the Mechanical Test Department at Lubrizol’s European Test Facility at Hazelwood.


The facility develops and tests additives for fuels and lubricants for the Automotive Industry.

Heavy Duty and Passenger Car engines are tested, and transmissions and bespoke test rigs are run to exacting standards to determine the performance and durability of these additive packages.


Working in a state of the art, modern and air-conditioned test facility, further details about this position stated below:


  • Preparation of components for assembly, to include inspection and measurement
  • Building and preparing test engines to a high quality and consistent standard
  • Pre rigging and fitment of engines to test cells
  • Carry out fault diagnosis, assist in repairs and adjustments of engine parameters
  • Carry out engine disassembly and compile reports as required
  • Suggest and implement improvements with a proactive and creative approach.
  • Interpret technical and OEM drawings.
  • Be an active team player and deputise for the supervisor as required



To be successful you will have:


  • Experience in automotive fault finding techniques
  • Experience in engine build, strip and repair


  • Experience of Diagnostics and investigations
  • Proven analytical and communication skills
  • PC literacy and basic office packages
  • Have a minimum level of a 4 year engineering or automotive based apprenticeship


In return we’ll give you:-


  • 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, pension scheme and private medical cover




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.

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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