Lubrizol Data Specialist in Hazelwood, United Kingdom

Data Specialist

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.

Data Specialist

The Role:

Lubrizol Hazelwood supports customers and Original Equipment Manufacturers across the globe. The Engine Lubricants group is recruiting an experienced and proactive Data Specialist to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to build your career in a successful and innovative company, with real prospects of career development in a company that invests in developing talent from within.

The primary purpose of the role is to provide support to the Product Deployment and Development groups by drafting technical documentation to be issued to Lubrizol account managers and external customers. You will liaise with our OEM account managers and technical managers to ensure we have current technical specifications, and interface with other Lubrizol groups to update and maintain our documentation processes.

To be successful in this role you will have strong communication skills, good time management and an eye for detail. This role would suit those with experience handling data, either in a business or laboratory environment.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Collate, organise and validate data and information to specifications

  • Draft and publish technical reports to meet specifications and OEM credentials

  • Maintain databases and spreadsheets with up to date information

  • Participate in the audit process of reports and approval documentation

  • Regularly communicate with and provide updates to internal technical and commercial teams (often at different Lubrizol locations)

  • Interface with Lubrizol OEM account managers, technical managers and external OEM contacts

  • Work with Lubrizol support groups to ensure relevant systems and process are maintained and are efficient

  • Lead process improvements

  • Provide training and guidance to others on systems, processes and specifications


  • Accurate data entry and data manipulation skills

  • Competent in use of software packages: Microsoft Excel, Word, SharePoint etc.

  • Experience of working with Quality Systems

  • Training as LEAN leader, auditor or similar is an advantage

  • Broad working knowledge of Lubrizol systems (GBTRS, SAP, PIM, REx etc.) and familiarity with Lubrizol technology, products and tests would be beneficial

  • Minimum ‘A’ level, BTEC level 3 or equivalent

  • Minimum 3 years relevant work experience

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 at 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 at 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……

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