Automotive Fuels, Emissions and Powertrain Systems Specialist

Location: Uitenhage, South Africa
Salary: Negotiable Monthly
Recruiter: Staff Solutions Recruitment
Job Ref: PE004224/CT
Summary: Calling on YOU!!
A great new opportunity has arisen for an Automotive Fuels, Emissions and Powertrain Systems Specialist with our client in the automotive sector, based in Uitenhage.



Job Description


· Lead, organise and control the engineering team activities in order to ensure the necessary prioritisation of development and testing tasks.

· Plan and optimise development project timing and budgets in order to provide an accurate basis product decision making and obtain approval for local project resources.

· Research the full fuel logistics pipeline (from manufacture to supply, including housekeeping), fuel specifications and fuel sample data in managed markets, in order to present the need for cleaner fuels and lobby with industry stakeholders in the relevant markets.

· Plan, initiate and coordinate fuel sampling activities in managed markets.

· Advise the representative of fuel specification requirements by analysing changes in legislation (fuels, emissions and homologation) in the affected markets.

· Research all relevant aspects of emissions technology and specifications in order to evaluate the technical and financial impacts of sub-standard fuels on the vehicle.

· Motivate for approvals/releases of product for managed markets.

· Draft and prepare official position papers on fuel and emissions standards for managed markets.

· Enforce implementation of technical requirements to ensure conformity to development standards.

· Investigate and present powertrain line-up possibilities for unique products and motivate for the need for robust engine technology for managed markets.

· Manage local engine component technical releases by analysing planned local content, component drawings and technical release requirements, budget and timing requirements and negotiating component release plans.

· Support the corporate decision making process with regard to product by preparing and issuing technical information for use at company forums.

· Liaise with Group counterparts and respond to all queries from Group and external stakeholders.


· BSc/BEng degree in Mechanical Engineering/equivalent
· Min. 5 years'' experience working with Powertrain components which must include petrol/diesel engine development and exhaust after-treatment systems
· 3-5 years'' experience in automotive fuels (petrol/diesel/biofuels) analysis and specifications


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