Heavy Vehicle Workshop Manager

Posted 10 months ago

Our client based in Pretoria is looking to employ an experienced EE Heavy Truck and Bus Workshop Manager.

Knowledge of the Bus passenger transport industry.

Salary – Market related, plus benefits include Car Allowance of R13 831; and fuel allowance. Other statutory Benefits include Provident Fund, med.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

The ideal applicant will possess the following:-

A minimum of Grade 12 (Std. 10) or equivalent academic qualification.
Qualified Diesel Mechanic (other Artisan trade qualifications, SUCH AS Auto Electrical (not general electrical) and Artisan Body Builder). However applicants with these other two trade certificates, must also have general background experience on diesel mechanics, as they’ll be responsible for Diesel mechanics as well. will also be considered).
At least 5-8 years working experience in heavy duty vehicle maintenance.
At least 2 years in a Management position.
A post matric qualification in the technical / N4 engineering field will be a strong advantage.
Proven track record in vehicle fleet management.

JOB OUTPUTS
Assist in managing the Technical Budget.
Oversee maintenance to the vehicle fleet.
Manage maintenance of facilities, tools and equipment.
Control workshop tools and equipment.
Manage Engineering Administration functions
Supervise Workshop Personnel and identify developmental needs.
Ensure that the Occupational Health and Safety Act Regulations are adhered to in the workshop
Monitor Asset Register.
Liaise with Manufacturers and Suppliers to ensure optimal service delivery.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Will be required to work long and late hours and sometimes over weekends and standby.

COMPETENCIES

KNOWLEDGE
– Knowledge of the bus passenger transport industry.

– Knowledge of the Technical / Engineering practices and procedures as they relate to the operation and maintenance of a large bus fleet.

– Understanding of the bus operations and the inter-relationship with the Technical department.

– Knowledge of the Key financial management Principles & Procedures, especially budget management.

– Knowledge of Human Resources practices and procedures and related legislation.

– Knowledge of the Labour Relations Act and associated company disciplinary and grievance procedures.

– Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

– Knowledge of stock management procedures and stores management.

SKILLS
– Good Analytic thinking & problem solving skills.

– Good planning and organizing skills.

– Ability to present and display sound judgement.

– Attention to detail.

– Diagnostic Ability

– Good Verbal / Written Communication skills.

– Good report writing skills

– Good Project Management skills.

– Ability to build relationships with external parties

– Negotiation Skills

– Leadership Skills

– Excellent time management skills.

– Computer skills (MS Word, Excel, other)

ATTITUDE/CAPABILITY

– Sharp business acumen

– Must have a hands-on approach

– Results orientation

– Quality orientated

– Service orientated

– Deadline driven

– People orientated

– Assertive

– Profit orientation

– Assertive and not easily swayed

– Willing to work long hours when necessary.

– Attention to detail.

– Decisiveness

– Commitment

– Integrity

– Tolerance for Diversity

– Fairness in handling employees

– Honesty, reliability and punctuality.

– Good work ethics.

– Safety conscious.

– Proactive.

– Ability to work independently.

– Ability to work under pressure.

– Stress tolerance.

APPLICANTS WHO HAVE NOT BEEN CONTACTED WITHIN 30 DAYS OF THE CLOSING DATE MUST CONSIDER THEIR APPLICATIONS AS UNSUCCESSFUL

N.B. Only candidates that meet the criteria will be shortlisted and contacted)

N.B. (Only candidates with Automotive Industry experience will be considered and contacted for this position)

Job Features

LocationPretoria
SalaryMarket Related

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