Delphi Brazil

Delphi is one of the largest automotive suppliers delivering advanced electrical and electronic, powertrain and safety technologies to vehicle manufacturers around the world enabling them to make vehicles that are safer, greener and better connected. Your career can be as diversified as Delphi. If you seek ongoing project variety, skill development and career progression, look to Delphi. We continue to diversify our customer base and enter new global markets, creating an environment that is dynamic, resilient, and growth-oriented. We are excited about the increasing demand for our team's wide-ranging knowledge and expertise exhibited across all our major business lines. Learn what Delphi Brazil has to offer!

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Brazil is a country defined by its thriving economy, diversity, production of automobiles, and more recently, ethanol. Brazil has the largest gross domestic product in Latin America. In the fuel industry, Brazil has the largest production of ethanol in the world, and many Brazilians use ethanol as an alternative source of fuel. The growing production of this fuel source has helped reduce the number of pollutants in the air and offers a potential alternative to fossil fuels, making this an exciting time in the Brazilian automotive industry. Over the past decade, there has been substantial growth in Brazil's economy, with unlimited potential for further growth.

Delphi Presence

Delphi in Brazil

Delphi Brazil's presence is strong as Brazil is the leading automotive market in South America. Since its emergence in 1942, Delphi Brazil has shown remarkable growth. Most Delphi facilities are located in the São Paulo metropolitan area, which is the site of Delphi South America's regional headquarters. All Delphi Brazil locations exhibit a modern, global influence, and while Portuguese is the official language, English is widely spoken. Delphi Brazil's facilities have the conveniences and tools necessary to safety, efficiently produce high quality products.

Delphi was recently recognized and certified by the Brazilian Association of Technical Standard Norms (ABNT) as the first Brazilian company to have an innovation management process in place. The ABNT establishes guidelines for companies to organize and manage research and technological development effectively. Delphi is not only the first, but also currently the only Brazilian company in the automotive industry segment to receive this certification of innovation.

In 2012, Delphi was recognized as the Best Electric Electronic Supplier by Automotive Business, one of the most renowned automotive trade publications in Brazil. The "REI Award" (Recognition for Excellence and Innovation) were evaluated by specialists who selected the finalists. Then, the readers of their daily e-newsletter voted.

In Piracicaba, Delphi developed its multifuel technologies that allow vehicles to run on any mix of ethanol and gasoline. Currently, approximately 25 percent of the ethanol gasoline engines in Brazil feature Delphi multifuel technology. In Cotia, Delphi developed a multifuel system that allows commercial and heavy vehicles to run with compressed natural gas and diesel. As the same facility, Delphi is working with biodiesel researchers to examine the parameters that affect biodiesel performance.

Delphi Brazil's customers include the most prominent vehicle manufacturing companies in the world, many of which have facilities in Brazil. The automotive industry in Brazil is undergoing the largest boom in its history. That, combined with Brazil's intriguing blend of cultures and unlimited potential for economic growth, makes Brazil an appealing location in which to explore career opportunities.

Products produced in Brazil include:

  • Consumer electronics—portable DVDs, navigation systems
  • Diesel systems
  • Electrical/electronic architecture
  • Engine management systems
  • Fuel systems

Delphi Brazil had received numerous awards for its cutting edge innovation. Some of the 2007 awards include the following:

  • Best Cost Improvement Supplier from Sumidenso
  • Best Supplier from Cablelettra
  • Fiat Qualitas
  • "Innovation Award" from the Brazilian University, UNICAMP
  • "Quality Achievement Performance Certificate, and "Logistic Excellence Performance Award" from Toyota
  • "Quality Award" from Volkswagen
  • 100% Quality & Delivery from Yazaki


Career Opportunities

Delphi Brazil requires a skilled set of people, especially those experienced in engineering. Potential jobs include:

  • Development engineers
  • Product engineers
  • Research engineers

Engineers with Asian language skills, such as Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Mandarin, are preferred.


Delphi employees in Brazil are active in their communities. One popular activity is Formare, an educational program that enrolls 20 students per year to study an entry-level technical course instructed by 20-30 Delphi employees. The Formare program is designed to offer professional learning environments for low-income youths.