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29 May 2014

Workshop Manager Job in Kenya

Company profile: 
Our Client is in the Transport and logistics Industry

Job-Purpose: 
The workshop manager will have the primary focus of providing effective and efficient workshop and fleet services to agreed standards, budgets and timelines.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the overall Workshop Operations while ensuring achievement of set goals and objectives
  • Ensure workshop operations are streamlined, ensuring high standards and compliance to set norms
  • Monitor and control workshop services to ensure that jobs are completed on time and within the budget
  • Monitor and control workshop activities to ensure trucks are maintained at an acceptable level and condition to minimize down time
  • Ensure maximization of truck utilization
  • Responsible for planning material requirement, and co-coordinating the cost effective procurement of all spare parts from suppliers, controlling inventories of spare parts and other workshop supplies
  • Maintain up to date truck & equipment service records and ensure service schedules are adhered to
  • Ensure all the activities in the workshop are carried out in a safe manner
  • Ensure that the process of scrapping workshop items is in line with the company policy
  • Maintain the asset register for all trucks and equipments, and ensure physical verification of all such assets are carried out in due time intervals to safeguard such assets
  • Manage individual employee performance and effectiveness. Establish and maintain methods of consistently tracking productivity, efficiency and work quality
  • Manage & submit all MIS related to the workshop operations in a timely manner enabling optimal decision making
  • Raise flags appropriately to the Management on the risks & shortcomings of workshop operations for timely resolution of issues enabling efficient operations
  • Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the workshop and yard areas
  • Responsible for running the workshop with subordinates in accordance to company rules and regulations

Skills required:

  • 3 years’ experience in management position leading highly technical teams is preferred.
  • Experience at delivering complex assemblies in the automotive industry.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to meet demanding schedules.
  • Experience with process development and deployment.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Advanced problem solving experience.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong initiative and self-motivation to work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and specifications in written, mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Person Specification:

  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work across the functions or departments
  • Honest
  • Effective communication skills
  • Time management skill

How to apply
To apply for this position send your CV to mycv@myjobseye.com quoting the position in the subject line. Kindly also mention your current/ last salary and benefits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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