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IT Applications Developer Student Placement

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Date: 08-Jan-2021

Location: Hazelwood, DER, GB, DE56 4AN

Company: Lubrizol Corporation



The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, leverages its unmatched science to unlock immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales and technical offices around the world and has approximately 8,800 employees. For more information, view our latest Corporate Report.



IT Applications Developer Student Placement

Hazelwood near Derby




At Lubrizol, we have a growing student community in the UK with over 30 placements each year across a number of roles. The Applications Developer role represents an opportunity to work in a small group developing custom applications for chemists and engineers.


What you will be doing:


  • Developing innovative software solutions that help chemists and engineers both run tests and visualize the results of those tests.
  • Supporting both existing applications and developing your own business solutions
  • You will be using development tools including:
  • C# and Microsoft.NET framework
  • SQL Server for database development
  • Web development with JavaScript and .NET Core MV     
  • Cloud Services
    What you will need:
  • Studying towards an IT related degree involving a year in industry, achieving a 2:1 or above
  • A general knowledge of software development practices
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and enjoy challenges
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team as well as alone
  • Need strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise tasks accordingly to ensure all deadlines are met
    Why Lubrizol?
    We know that Lubrizol is not a common household name, so it may surprise you to know that our products and technologies are in the things that you use every day- from surfaces and fluids in the vehicles you drive, to shampoo, medicines, to the clothes that you wear.
    The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, combines our unique chemistry expertise, formulation and applications capabilities, and market insights to positively impact the lives of our customer’s end users around the globe.
    What we can offer you:
  • £19,000 annual salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 33 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays)
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Potential to support Final Year Project
  • Subsidised Sports and Social Club (Some Locations)
  • Subsidised on site restaurant facility (Some Locations)
  • Free Car Parking


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.
Our application process is very straightforward, simply create a short profile and upload your CV and cover letter.  Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK for the duration of the placement and have completed a minimum of 2 years of an undergraduate degree but not graduated before the start of the placement.
 Closing date for applications 29th January 2021


Together, we are Lubrizol: Where science excels, and people make a difference.
For more information about our Student Placements, please visit our site: https://www.lubrizol.com/careers/packets/united-kingdom-students/

Hazelwood is a small village in Derbyshire at the lower end of the Pennines, located around 8 miles from Derby city centre. Derby has extensive transport links with other areas of the country, the M1 motorway passes about 10 miles to the east of the city, linking Derby southwards to the London area and northwards to Sheffield and Leeds. Most of our students choose to live in the city centre which is where you will find Intu Derby – the vibrant hub of retail, leisure and dining facilities. The leisure complex is home to Showcase Cinema de Lux, Hollywood Bowl and Paradise Island Adventure Golf as well as a wide range of eateries and some of the world’s biggest brands. Another popular place in Derby city centre with the students is the Cathedral Quarter which is home to fantastic independent shops, a bustling market and abundance of excellent bars, cafes, restaurants and entertainment! There are plenty of events happening in the quarter all year round! A large student population means that the city centre is a lively and vibrant place to be.

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