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Date: 20-Mar-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.



Automotive Technician | Shift  

Mechanical Testing, Engine Testing Facility

Salary: Competitive + shift allowance and an excellent benefits package

Location: DE56 4AN, Derbyshire


We are looking to recruit an Automotive Technician at our state of the art Mechanical Testing facility at Hazelwood in Derbyshire to deliver safe, timely, cost effective, and quality testing.

The European Testing Facility at Hazelwood is a 24/7 operation which predominantly develops and tests additives for fuels & lubricants for the Automotive Industry, this  opportunity is a Shift role. 

A wide variety of tests are run to determine the performance and durability of our additive packages i.e. Heavy Duty and Passenger Car engines, driveline components and bespoke test rigs for industrial applications.


In this role you will required to work shifts to cover the operational requirements of the department to run a 24/7 operation across 365 days of the year.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:


  • Conducting and monitoring Fired engine, Driveline and Industrial tests
  • Use control systems to check data and adjust test operating parameters as necessary
  • Building, installing, de-rigging and strip test components i.e. engines, gearboxes and axles
  • Initiate repairs to test installations as required
  • Suggesting improvements and the implementation of these improvements with a proactive and creative approach
  • Adhering and promoting compliance with company HS&E policies, practices and procedures and suggest areas for improvement
  • Interacting appropriately with immediate work group, 


To be successful you will have:


  • Experience in automotive fault finding techniques
  • Some experience in engine strip and repair
  • Shift experience, but not essential
  • Good communication skills
  • PC literacy and basic office packages
  • Be NVQ level 2/3 trained or equivalent and have proven experience


In return we’ll give you:-


  • The support and training to develop your own skills and progress your career as part of a global organisation
  • The opportunity to work with teams of highly skilled technicians and specialist engineers in our state of the art facilities
  • A competitive salary and benefits package, including discretionary annual bonus, pension scheme and private medical cover


Shift Pattern Information: - 

  • 4 day on 4 day off shift rota with 2 shifts of days followed by two shifts of nights.
  • All shift start and finish times are worked around 6am and 6pm with 12 hour shifts.
  • Holiday entitlement has flexible booking and the allowance is 444 hrs/year which is the equivalent of 37 days off


 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.



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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