Placement: Lubrizol (Derby) TY867


Summary

Location: Lubrizol, The Knowle, Nether Lane Hazelwood Derby, Derbyshire DE56 4AN

Placements are available with Lubrizol supported by a £1000 ENTHUSE bursary.

To express your interest in a placement, please complete this form and send it to: placements@stem.org.uk

The final part of the programme is a one-day professional development experience, held four to six months after your placement.

This opportunity is suitable for primary, secondary and FE teachers or those with additional responsibility for careers.

Employer Background:

Lubrizol are responsible for creating technologies that include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care, personal care and skin care products and speciality materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.

A placement at Lubrizol will give you experience across a number of business areas:• chemistry• engineering• finance• IT• procurement• HR• commercial

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2017 were $6.3 billion.

To find out more, visit the Lubrizol website

Outcomes

Outcomes:

Going on a placement at Lubrizol will help you to:
• inspire your students – see first-hand the wide range of careers available to students in the research, design and manufacturing industries, with a specific focus on chemistry and engineering
• build strong links with a local employer – connect with a local employer to develop staff and student experiences, with the aim of creating a longer term partnership
• gain ideas for future collaboration (eg work experience, mentoring, speakers) and develop your own understanding to inspire your students to consider STEM careers and further study
• enhance your advice on careers options– gain useful information about how to support students to make careers choices within STEM

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