Share this Job

Engine Build Technician

Apply now »

Date: 21-Jan-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.

Automotive Engine Build Technician

Mechanical Testing, Engine Testing Facility

Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits package

Location: DE56 4AN, Derbyshire


We are looking to recruit an Automotive Engine Build Technician at our state-of-the-art Mechanical Testing facility at Hazelwood in Derbyshire to deliver safe, timely, cost effective, and quality testing.

The European Testing Facility at Hazelwood is a 24/7 operation which predominantly develops and tests additives for fuels & lubricants for the Automotive Industry.

A wide variety of tests are run to determine the performance and durability of our additive packages i.e. Heavy Duty and Passenger Car engines, driveline components and bespoke test rigs for industrial applications.

In this role you will required to build and strip automotive diesel and gasoline engines to tight tolerance and follow procedures.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Preparation of test components for assembly, to include inspection and measurement
  • Building and preparing test engines to a high quality and consistent standard
  • Installing, de-rigging and strip diesel and gasoline test engines
  • Initiate repairs to test installations as required
  • Suggesting improvements and the implementation of these improvements with a proactive and creative approach
  • Complying with company HS&E policies, practices and procedures and suggest areas for improvement
  • Interacting appropriately with immediate work groups and be an active team player


To be successful you will have:

  • Experience in engine strip, build and repair
  • Some experience in automotive fault-finding techniques
  • Experience of diagnostics and investigations
  • Good communication skills
  • PC literacy and basic office packages
  • Be NVQ level 2/3 trained or equivalent and have proven experience


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

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.

Job Segment: Technician, R&D, Inspector, Technology, Research, Quality