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HR System Security and Data Privacy Specialist

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Date: 23-Mar-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.


HR System Security & Data Privacy Specialist

Competitive Salary & Excclent Benefits 


The HR Master Data team here at the Lubrizol Corporation has an opening for a detail-oriented HR System Security & Data Privacy Specialist.


The work location for this role is flexible across our UK sites.  


In this role the successful candidate will leverage the use of technology to create, document and maintain a global governance process for HR employee document retention in accordance with our global policies. It will also be the focal point of contact for the coordination of global HR data privacy activities, including being the North America data controller to ensure we remain compliant with US laws.  This role will also manage and audit the security access to employee personal data within our global HR systems.

This role adds value to the corporation by safeguarding the effective protection of people data across the corporation in support of achieving the Lubrizol vision.


In this role you will be responsible for: -


HR Data Controller Specific:

  • Monitor the compliance with Lubrizol’s global Personal Data Privacy policies and alignment with applicable data protection laws, to support the overall company data strategy.
  • Ensure compliance with North America protection and privacy laws to control what personal data elements are collected, how the data elements are used and who has access to those data elements.
  • Lead HR Data Privacy reviews to ensure that the projects, tools and processes adhere to Lubrizol’s global Personal Data Privacy policies, guidelines, and regulations (GDPR, CCPA, China Cybersecurity, etc.)
  • Coordinates the completion/resubmission of Records of Data Privacy Activities (RDPAs) for North America in the DM360 tool to support GDPR.
  • Manage HR data incident process including identification, investigation, mitigation support and reporting.
  • Perform HR Data risk assessments and audits of HR policies and processes to identify control gaps, provide recommendations to ensure risk mitigation and ensure implementation of adequate controls, and summarize findings through standard reporting.
  • Raise awareness and provide staff training for any employees involved with employee data processing activities.
  • Build and foster relationships with key stakeholders across HR, Country Data Controllers, IS, Legal, and Audit.
  • Maintain the Lubrizol Personal Data Privacy SharePoint Site.
  • Comply with the HR Data Privacy policy HR-01-41.

Employee Records Retention specific:

  • Investigate how we can leverage technology to create, document and maintain a global governance process for HR employee data/document retention, intake / view and destruction.
  • Maintain a global schedule of retention rules by country, to include hard copy, electronic and those on Legal Hold. 
  • Coordinate a regular cadence with the Regional Leveraged Services teams to arrange document disposal as required.
  • Provide a guidance document on who is authorized to view employees records and determine the process for tracking shared documents and destroying after use.
  • Coordinate the process and movement of HR files where sites/locations are closing.

HR System Security Specific:

  • Ensures compliance with the company’s HR Security Access Control Policy, and any related policies or procedures.
  • Approves appropriate user access to global HR systems.
  • Conduction HR system audits to confirm that users have access to the proper level of information access.
  • Investigates improper use and reports violations to the Manager, HR Master Data.
  • Plans and conducts user training to provide overviews of HR systems security and improve efficiency.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Responsibilities – HR Technology Projects

  • Participate in HR Technology or other special projects as required. 


To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Human Resources, Information Technology, related field, or relevant experience.
  • 5 or more years’ experience working in a Human Resource or Information Technology Department
  • Strong communication and relationship building skills to create solution-oriented plans, and designs, and strong collaboration with HR colleagues, business stakeholders, and external consultants/experts.
  • Having a global perspective of Data Privacy is a nice to have and can be learned based on our needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must have excellent written communication skills, and be customer focused to create system job aids, and reference guides in support of records management systems.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to function effectively when working independently or in a team.
  • Passionate about technology, leveraging automation and creating efficiency through technology.
  • Results oriented and able to drive issue resolution.
  • Detail oriented, organized, proactive.
  • Strong time management skills.
  • MS Office experience

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including discretionary annual bonus, competitive pension scheme, 25 days annual leave + bank holidays, and private medical cover.


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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