Automobile Workshop Maintenance Manager at GUO Transport Company Limited

GUO Transport Company Limited is a division of G. U. Okeke & Sons Ltd. A household name in the transportation industry and one of the largest provider of intercity and interstate transportation, serving more than 200 destinations across Nigeria and West Africa with a modern, environmentally friendly fleet.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Automobile Workshop Maintenance ManagerLocation: Lagos, Nigeria.Fluency in Igbo language is an added advantage.Job SummaryThis person should be responsible for supervising the maintenance parts and repair operation of the bus fleet and other vehicles so that the fleet will be kept in a state of operating excellence and vehicles present no problems or interruptions to the driver’s transportation programs.Fleet operations and repairs shall meet and be in compliance with all our regulations and policies.Must be familiar with repair parts procurement, inventory control procedures and requirements, and conduct in-service training. Must possess the ability to supervise and evaluate employees and delegate work assignments.Essential DutiesDirects the daily operations of the automotive maintenance shop in the overhaul and repair of the vehicles.Coordinates automotive maintenance services, and makes maintenance decisions concerning all motor vehicles in the fleet.Schedules mechanics and staff, assigns work, and supervises staff at the garage sites.Inspects the work of automotive mechanics and evaluates mechanic and helper performance through personal quality control checks.Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all vehicles and equipments in the workshop.Implements and monitors a preventative maintenance program to assure cost effective maintenance and a scheduled maintenance program to provide maintenance by manufacturers specifications.Maintains a complete inventory system through recording of all expenditures and income of each vehicle, maintenance equipment, fuel, repair parts, supplies, etc.Implements and maintains a mechanic training program to provide needed technical skills for mechanics in repair of automobiles and heavy equipment.Enforces safety practices and procedures and ensures employees receive appropriate safety training.Welds, replaces parts, repairs parts, repairs electrical systems, diagnoses vehicles for minor body and fender work, performs tune ups and engine overhauls, troubleshoots problems when needed.Examines reports for accuracy on each vehicle and piece of equipment repaired; writes reports on vehicles and equipment repaired. Makes monthly report to the Managing Director on all vehicles inspections.Keeps maintenance and repair records; performs preventive maintenance on all departmental vehicles; orders repair parts.Checks all repair work performed in shop for completeness. This includes physical inspections and road tests before vehicle is turned back to drivers.Promotes high standards of safety and good housekeeping methods in the operation of the automotive maintenance shop.Identifies training requirements for automotive mechanics and prepares and conducts appropriate in-service training.Develops and implements an efficient and effective system for inspections, routine automotive and preventive maintenance services for all buses and vehicles in accordance with standard practice and company’s guidelines.Maintains a Quick Fix capability.Recommends; implements; and evaluates new automotive products and maintenance procedures.Maintains and monitors an annual given workshop budget.Audits work orders and maintains both electronic and hard copy records on automotive maintenance and operation expenses in order to evaluate operating costs.Oversees an inventory control system, maintains accountability for parts and equipment, and the requisitioning of parts and supplies, including waste management.Assists the Director in preparing specifications for the purchase of new and replacement equipment.Monitors warranties to ensure that parts and equipment under warranty are serviced as required.Prepares automotive maintenance reports as assigned.Supports department initiatives such as the job fair, recognition celebration and maintaining mechanic on call program.Assists with preparing annual company report.Use of internal specialized software to manage and track supply chain activity.Models nondiscriminatory practices in all activities.Performs related duties as required. 

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