Wednesday, 27 February 2019 08:03

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On-Site Oil Sampling Specialist (6 month Fixed Term Contract) based at Customer premises in


Main Job Functions:

  • The successful applicant will be responsible for the co-ordination of the entire oil sampling program on a WearCheck Customer Site.


Position Requirements:

  • Minimum Education – Matric
  • Previous work experience in a technical environment is essential
  • High level of MS Excel knowledge including the generation and working with pivot tables
  • Knowledge of oil analysis, oil analysis programs and off road machines will be advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills and customer liaison skills – ability to liaise at all levels
  • Good interpersonal, organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail, team player, friendly and patient personality


Key Responsibilities:

  • Receiving, monitoring and screening of samples from sites and ensuring all required information is supplied with the sample and with feedback
  • Monitoring and managing all sample reports, Online users and the Fleet Technical Library
  • Monthly KPIs regarding trend analysis
  • Maintain a detailed history of sampling in MS Excel (Pivot Tables)
  • Managing and co-ordinating trial projects such as inter alia lubricant trials, filtration effectiveness
  • Communicate and compare lubricant equivalents between lubricant suppliers and OEMs and inform OEM of latest lubrication and wear analytics
  • Provide in-house advice on lubricants and suitability of customer oil vs OEM recommendations and provide telephonic / email assistance to customers on analysis results via the OEM Sample hotline
  • Authorise and maintain movement of equipment and database access
  • Schedule training with WearCheck for artisans, mechanics, etc
  • In conjunction with WearCheck’s diagnostic department inform the OEM of irregularities/trends/unusual phenomena across fleets
  • Liaising with WearCheck’s technical team to assist with Tribology / technical backup and historical data
  • Assist OEM in improving and maintaining a high quality of sampling practices and compile weekly and monthly reports with a dashboard detailing analysis results trends for the OEM
  • Attend and present on a quarterly basis, at the Customer’s Engineering Overview meeting/conference, the overall progress of the oil analysis program

Availability: The successful candidate must be available to start as soon as possible.

Only CV’s sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. will be considered.

Applications close on 8th March 2019. If you have not received a response by 22nd March 2019, please

consider your application as being unsuccessful.

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