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About Lubrizol

You might not realise it just yet but youʼve just used a Lubrizol technology. Youʼll find us enhancing the efficiency of your car, boosting the smoothness of your shampoo, improving the absorption of medicines or the breathability of your running shoes. We apply our science capabilities and market expertise to overcome everyday challenges and improve product performance, helping the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better.

A Berkshire Hathaway company with operations in 30 countries and customers in over 100, Lubrizol is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Join one of the worldʼs leading specialty chemical companies and be part the team creating and delivering innovative solutions that will help improve billions of lives around the world.

We offer a number of opportunities in the following roles across our sites at Hazelwood near Derby, and Blackley, Manchester;

Research & Development

  • Chemical Synthesis|Sustainable Chemistry|Applied & Strategic
  • Research|Blend
    Test Services|Research Chemistry|Applications Chemistry


  • Test Engineer


  • Procurement|Global Communications|Business Support|Global Marketing
  • Regulatory Compliance

There are lots of opportunities to get involved with other students and Lubrizol colleagues during your year with us, from joining our various committees, through to volunteering as a STEM ambassador working with schools and colleges to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers.

In return for your commitment to Lubrizol you can expect to receive benefits


  • Competitive annual salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 33 days holiday (including 8 bank holidays)
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Potential to support final year project
  • Subsidised sports and social club (some locations)
  • Subsidised on site restaurant facility (some locations)
  • Free car parking

Lubrizol is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from a diverse range of applicants.


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"Lubrizol has been a great place to work with the placement year being extremely rewarding " Read full review


"An average day would be spent predominantly in the lab around 60 to 70 of my time this would involve running standard tests for the business units experiments on the main research project I contributed to and sometimes 3D printing objects for the dep" Read full review

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Opportunities offered:

  • Internship (1 Month+)
  • Placement (10 Months+)

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