Instrumentation & Control Engineering Student Placement

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Date: Oct 31, 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.

Instrumentation and Control Engineering Student Placement

Hazelwood, Derbyshire


The Control and Instrumentation teams form part of the Test Support group within Lubrizol Mechanical Testing. You will be required to take concept ideas, then by research and/or design provide workable and cost-effective solutions which if approved would then be project managed, built, installed, tested and documented.


What you will be doing:

  • Working daily with advanced controls systems software and hardware
  • Be involved with aiding the commissioning on new tests programs and installations
  • Gain experience in the design and maintenance on a range of electrical systems
  • Undertake projects to introduce new instrumentation technology to test cells and systems
  • Practical experience of troubleshooting and maintenance of electrical and control systems
  • Gain experience of engineering programs and software e.g. Dewesoft, Horiba Stars (Engine Testing Software)


What you will need:

  • Studying towards an Electrical or Control systems engineering related degree involving a year in industry, achieving a 2:1 or above
  • Achieved a grade C or above in A Level Maths or Physics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Competent IT skills, including use of Microsoft Office
  • An interest in computer control systems or software programming would be advantageous
  • Have studied or due to study a module in control engineering would be advantageous
  • Be a lateral thinker with good problem-solving experience
  • Be self-motivated and able to complete tasks under minimal supervision



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:


• Competitive 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


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: Testing, Instrumentation, Facilities, Controls Engineer, Electrical, Technology, Engineering, Operations

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