Lubrizol Production Technician in Hazelwood, United Kingdom

Production Technician

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.

Production Technician

Salary: Circa £21,000 plus an excellent benefits package

As an operations technician you will conduct blending and associated warehouse duties to support customer demands as part of the product development process, in accordance with good working practices and within agreed time limits. The key accountabilities are:

Key Accountabilities:

· Produce blended oil and additive formulations to recipes with minimal guidance.

· Follow defined templates to deliver quality products that can be used in the product development process.

· Participate in general laboratory practices such as housekeeping, safety practices and stock control.

· Addresses problems from customers, processes or procedures; causes may not be obvious.

· Delivery of great customer service (timely, accurate and professional service).

· Be able to demonstrate accountability for your actions, have a right first time, proactive mindset.

· Work within/outside core role to seek continuous improvement opportunities.

· Demonstrate a flexible and versatile approach to all activities within the Blend Services department.

You should have a good understanding of Health and Safety in an operational environment and have the ability to manage your own workload. Due to the nature of work, you will have the ability to handle stock containers that can weigh up to 30kg, and operate manual handling equipment for containers weighing more than 30kg. As the role will involve weighing chemicals to a high level of accuracy, previous experience in a laboratory environment would be beneficial. A Fork Lift Truck licence would also be an advantage.

The ideal candidate will have great communication skills and a professional approach. Prior experience is not essential for this role as training can be provided for all technical aspects. In return Lubrizol offer a competitive benefits package including 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, pension scheme, share incentive plan, discretionary bonus, subsidised restaurant and much more.

The successful applicant will be involved in the process of despatching materials. In line with the requirements of the Known Consigner Status Certificate which Lubrizol holds, you are required to provide your past 5 year career history and consent to us carrying out a career history check.

Fluid Technician | Warehouse Technician |Blending Technician | Warehouse Operator

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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