• NEWS: PETRONAS Announces Search for Trackside Fluid Engineer

PETRONAS is on the hunt for new member of its technical support team, working with us trackside!

PETRONAS, through its wholly-owned subsidiary PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), has announced a global search for a new Trackside Fluid Engineer.

The new member of the trackside technical support crew will work on the performance of PETRONAS Fluid Technology Solutions for Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Motorsport.

For the first time, PLI is giving qualified, passionate, driven and responsive individuals around the world a chance to be among the technical specialists who make up our Formula One team.

"We are very pleased to announce the first global search for a new PETRONAS Trackside Fluid Engineer to join us and be mentored by the incumbent engineers to ultimately lead our trackside service activities," said PLI Group Chief Executive Officer, Giuseppe D'Arrigo.

"It is a rare and exciting opportunity to be part of the team that works on the sharp end of fluid technology development for the fastest and most powerful drivetrains in the world. Some might even consider it the coolest job in the world."

PETRONAS has deployed engineers to work with the team since the start of the partnership in 2010, operating in a compact lab for fluid-related service activities at F1 tests and races around the world.

"PETRONAS has been integral to the team's success and our partnership played a fundamental role in the four consecutive world championship titles we have won together so far," added Toto Wolff, Team Principal and CEO, Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS Motorsport.

""Their technical expertise when it comes to modern Formula One power units has been of great value to the team, and we have enjoyed a competitive edge from their fuels and lubricants.

"Having experts in fluid engineering as part of the team in a dedicated trackside fuel lab has given us an advantage, as it means that we can run many of the tests required at the track.

"We know that our employees are the key to our success and are very excited about PLI's initiative to scout and nurture new talent to support us trackside."

The search for the next Trackside Fluid Engineer runs until 7 October 2018. Criteria for applicants include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Automotive Engineering, Chemistry or Physics, at least two years' experience working in a related field and general understanding of lubricants and fuel technologies.

To find out more about the role and to apply, please visit the PETRONAS Lubricants International LinkedIn page.