Wednesday, 27 February 2019 10:03

We're Hiring

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 e-mail 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.