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Mechanical Support Engineering Placement Student

Date: 07-Dec-2018

Location: Hazelwood, Derby, 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.

 

Role: Mechanical Support Engineering Placement Student

 

At Lubrizol, we have a growing student community in the UK with over 30 placements each year across a number of roles. The mechanical support engineering role sits within a small team of senior engineers in the Mechanical Testing department at Lubrizol. Working as a mechanical engineer, you will gain experience of working in a testing environment, helping to support the running of tests in the department on engines, rigs and vehicles.

 

 What you will be doing

  • Planning and preparing you own work and leading projects alongside communicating with your team and other departments on site
  • You will be involved in design, manufacture and commissioning of new test rigs and test components, providing you with experience manufacturing and assembly techniques
  • Operating on systems such as CAD/CAM and use basic principles of mechanical engineering to develop solutions to problems
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 What you will need

  • Studying towards an Automotive or Mechanical Engineering related degree involving a year in industry, achieving a 2:1 or above
  • Achieved a grade C or above in A Level Math or Physics
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong IT skills, including proficient in the use of Microsoft Office packages
  • A keen interest in Engineering, including the use of CAD design
  • Will need to be self-motivated and driven to lead projects to timely completion

 

 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  

  • £18,000 annual salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Competitive Pension Scheme
  • Potential to support final year project
  • Flexible working hours
  • Subsidised Sports and Social Club
  • Subsidised on site restaurant facility
  • Free Car Parking
  • Christmas Buffett

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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