Electronic and Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

Derby, Derbyshire
up to £18,000
14 Jul 2017
28 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

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.

Electronic and Electrical Engineering Degree Apprenticeship

You will be working within the state of the art Mechanical Testing Facility at the Lubrizol, Hazelwood site in Derbyshire, with weekly day release to study towards your Degree.

Your salary will be up to £18,000 for first year of training, with annual increments based on performance and additional company benefits.

Lubrizol has an exciting opportunity for an Electronic and Electrical Engineering Degree Level Apprentice to begin their engineering career within a successful and innovative global corporation.

As an Electronic and Electrical Degree Apprentice you will gain a broad range experience of latest testing technologies and an opportunity to develop a skill set that includes automation control, electronics and electrical installation, instrumentation and measurement and electrical plant maintenance and fault finding.

Alongside this you will complete a 4 to 5 year structured programme to successfully gain a qualification to degree level.

We are looking for applicants who are dynamic, motivated, committed, and enthusiastic as well as have the skills to improve our business for the future and develop within the company.

As an Electronic and Electrical Engineering Degree Apprentice, you will:

  • Work with experienced Engineers and Technicians to support the installation of Lubrizol’s Mechanical Testing Department’s assigned projects and specified maintenance.
  • Effectively communicate with others., possessing strong verbal and writing skills
  • Adhere and promote compliance with company HS&E policies, practices and procedures and suggest areas for improvement.
  • Work as part of a focused and dedicated team

What you’ll need:

  • A-levels - with grades ABB or above including, Mathematics and a science, technical or engineering-related subject; or
  • BTEC Extended Diploma- with grades DDM or above, including relevant mathematics and science, technical or engineering modules; or
  • Level 3 Apprenticeship in Electronic Engineering; or
  • 128 UCAS tariff points from three A Levels or equivalent, including an A-level grade B equivalent in Mathematics and in a science, technical or engineering-related subject; and
  • GCSEs - English and Maths grade C
  • Please note: Applicants without A-levels will have their qualifications assessed for subject compatibility. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. 

You will also need:

  • Communication and IT skills.
  • Attention to detail
  • Have a professional appearance and approach.
  • Transport!  The Lubrizol, Hazelwood site is approximately 8 miles from Derby City Centre and is not on near regular public transport links, you will also be studying at Nottingham Trent University, Clifton Nottinghamshire site one day per week. 

What we can offer you:

  • The support to develop your own skills and progress 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 – all whilst studying towards your Degree.

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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 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 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……

To learn and see what it is like to work here at Lubrizol Hazelwood, please view our video