Process Engineer

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Date: Sep 13, 2023

Location: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, GB, HD2 1YZ

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.


  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing and technology teams.
  • Identify continuous improvement projects and provide process engineering support.
  • Investigate and optimise quality, processing capacity and production efficiency for the Huddersfield site for new and existing products.
  • Provide process engineering and occasional project management input for capital projects.
  • Trouble shoot production issues.


Contribution (Business/Technical/Support)

  • Process Engineer Expertise: Provide process engineering support for capital projects, commissioning of new process plant and troubleshooting of production issues.
  • Continuous improvement: Liaise with site personnel in identifying and driving forward continuous improvement initiatives providing regular inputs to Site Management and Corporate.


Dimensions & context

Related to his/her area of responsibility:

  • Manage the PHA programme – key contributor and facilitator.
  • Ownership of the MOC process.
  • Maintain process safety documentation.
  • Complete and report OEE data for Huddersfield site.
  • Provide appropriate process safety training to plant personnel.
  • Full Plant related support activities.


Communication / contacts

Related to his/her area of responsibility (Internal)

  • All Huddersfield Personnel – regular communication with Plant Manager, Production Manager, HSE Engineer, Engineering Manager, QC Manager, Individual Shift Teams – to resolve technical and operational issues.
  • Other Lubrizol sites/entities – Process Engineers
  • Blackley Process Technology Team – provide support/ consultancy for process engineering issues, support for new product introduction on to plant


Related to his/her area of responsibility (External)

  • Process Safety Contractor/ Consultants
  • Project Engineers
  • Engineering Contractors



  • Support the manufacturing team to resolve technical and operational issues quickly and effectively.
  • Use and analyse production data to drive business performance metrics. 
  • Identify improvements and provide justification for projects in support of site goals. 
  • Liaise with site personnel in identifying and driving forward continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Provide process engineering support for projects and to the Process Technology group.
  • Develop and train appropriate personnel in the output from continuous improvements projects.
  • Promoting and demonstrating personal commitment to HSE&S through active and visible participation in implementation and ongoing use of the HSE&S management systems.
  • Maintain process safety documentation.


Expertise / Knowledge / Skills


  • Educated to degree level in Chemical Engineering.
  • Chartered or working towards Chartered status.
  • Experience of working in the Chemical Industry/ Process Engineering – circa 5 years
  • Experience of Process Hazard Analysis/ HAZOP studies, process safety systems and relief stream design/ verification.
  • Excellent communications skills and someone who enjoys working in a cross-matrix environment where they interact with a range of internal and external contacts.
  • Enthusiasm and drive to develop and implement fresh ideas, who can look at things in an abstract way and provide working solutions.
  • Proven hands-on knowledge of and passion for continuous improvement and problem solving techniques.
  • Able to manage multiple initiatives/ projects and communicate goals, objectives and accomplishments to a broad audience.
  • Strong drive and commitment to professional development.


Job-specific behavioural competencies (PDI)

  • Build and maintain positive relationships.
  • Readily adapt and demonstrate a can-do spirit, a sense of optimism, ownership, and genuine commitment
  • Establishes realistic plans and work schedules.
  • Act with integrity
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Collaborate (globally and locally)
  • Seek new and better approaches to their work.
  • Deliver results.
  • Self-Development
  • Strategic thinking
  • Global perspective
  • Develop talent.
  • Engage and influence.
  • Commercial acumen
  • Innovation

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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