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Mechanical Technician

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Date: Mar 13, 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.

Mechanical Engineering Technician

Hazelwood, Derbyshire, DE56 4AN

Salary: £30-£35k dependant upon experience

Competitive salary + excellent benefits including Private Healthcare, 33 days holiday (inc Bank Holidays) + holiday purchase scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Excellent Contributory Pension Scheme 


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Mechanical Engineering team at Lubrizol’s European Test Facility at Hazelwood near Derby.  As a Mechanical Technician you will be involved in a wide range of mechanical engineering activities building and fabricating automotive test rigs, and maintaining associated plant services.  Ensuring the safe, timely and accurate completion of mechanical engineering work whilst maintaining excellent customer service


Key Responsibilities


  • Support the installation of automotive test rigs utilising a range of technical skills including bench fitting and assembly, fabrication, welding and machining.
  • Solve complex problems and deliver effective solutions
  • Undertake planned and reactive maintenance of plant infrastructure such as processed water and air handling systems.
  • Suggest and implement improvements with a proactive and creative approach.
  • Provide input on project timing, material ordering and other resources.
  • Interpret technical drawings.
  • Be an active team player and deputise for the supervisor as required.
  • Interact appropriately with work group, test engineers and customers
  • Adhere and promote compliance with company HS&E policies, practices and procedures and suggest areas for improvement.




  • Educated to GCSE level or equivalent in Maths
  • Completed a recognized apprenticeship with industrial experience
  • Possess as a minimum City & Guilds Certificate (or equivalent) in a Mechanical Engineering discipline
  • Experience in bench fitting and assembly work
  • Experience fabrication including welding techniques such as MMA (Arc), MIG or TIG
  • Knowledge of Mechanical procedures and mechanical machinery
  • An awareness of safety legislation and procedures and quality systems
  • Competent in general machining with CNC experience desirable




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.

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