Data Scientist Intern - PhD Student

Lubrizol

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Req ID: 42044

 

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 Scientist Intern (PhD Students)

 

This internship is located at Hazelwood, eight miles from Derby city centre

 

Who are we?

Lubrizol, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-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.  Lubrizol’s products and technologies are in things you use every day - quite likely on surfaces and in fluids in the vehicles you drive, in the shampoos and soaps you use, in a medicine you take, in the clothes you wear and in electronic devices and plumbing systems in your home.

 

The Statistics & Data Analytics Team

Operating like a start-up company, but with the backing of a large corporation, the Statistics & Data Analytics team is charged with creating systems that enable highly effective product development via virtual experimentation, optimisation and knowledge discovery.  In addition, the team provides data science consulting services to the Lubrizol technical community throughout the world.

 

Potential projects (depending on intern skills and current Lubrizol needs):

  • Mining complex data for critical formulating or testing insights
  • Research into new analytics/statistical methods
  • Implementation of advanced modelling and/or optimisation algorithms
  • Training others on simple and/or advanced statistical methods
  • Assisting members of the department with data science tasks

 

What tools do you need for success?

  • Enrolled in PhD program such as statistics, data analytics, machine learning
  • Good statistical and programming skills with the ability to work effectively with complex data
  • Interest and experience in advanced statistical modelling/machine learning methods
  • Curiosity and creativity
  • Ability to interact effectively with a wide variety of people including scientists and engineers

 

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3e4wxvWF2ZE

For further information, please visit: www.visitderby.com, www.visitpeakdistrict.com

 

 


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