The impact of various factors of emotional intelligence on job performance becomes very interesting especially when the discussion is about Automobile industry. The industry’sdirect employees are close to four million people and the indirect employees command a higher number too. Emotional intelligence is the ability to understand one’s emotions and channelize it.  Job performance is used as a tool to measure the different aspects of work done by an employee. The current study is focused on understanding the impact of emotional intelligence on job performance. In simple terms the study helps us understand how to channelize one’s emotions in order to perform better at work. The study is restricted to the region of Chennai. The finding of the present study is based on four emotional factors and four other factors which affect job performance.