Vacancy for Workshop Manager at A Foremost Transport & Logistics Company

Workshop Manager                                        DIVISION: Head Office DEPARTMENT: OperationsREPORTS DIRECTLY TO: Head of OperationsJOB SUMMARYResponsible for the general servicing, maintenance, repair of the vehicles and investigating causes of breakdowns and sanctioning the culprits if any.  SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTIONSShall administer the workshop on day to day bases.Shall organize and supervise the servicing, maintenance and repair of the company’s fleet and ensure that the vehicles are in good working conditions at all times.Shall ensure that the vehicles come to the workshop at the designated kilometres for servicing.Shall investigate and diagnose the causes of vehicle breakdown and accidents and apportion blames accordingly by ensuring that defaulters take financial responsibility of the cost of repairs.Ensure that the workshop is functional at all times and that vehicles awaiting repairs are attended to with dispatch.Shall request for spare- parts from Stores department as at when due and ensure that such parts requested are actually used for the purpose for which they are requested for.Recover to base all broken down vehicles or accidental buses with dispatch.Ensure that the buses are thoroughly checked and bolt and nuts retightened on the arrival of the bus.Shall coordinate the activities of Mechanics and instill discipline on them.Ensure that all the tools and equipment in the workshop are functional and are being prudently used.Technical supervision of vehicles at all points.Should organize training for the subordinates.Shall organize training in conjunction with the training unit for all the drivers especially on how to handle minor break downs.Must avoid pilfering of the company’s tools and materials.Should not allow unknown faces into the workshop area. Should provide Admin. / purchasing manager periodically with the list of parts that are frequently used for replacement in order to avoid stock outs.Vehicles for maintenance must be assigned to a designated Mechanic(s) and proper note taken in case the vehicles fails.Design a working time frame to ensure vehicles do not exceed the required time at the workshop.Ensure the mobile maintenance team is always available when called upon. Any other assignment that may be assigned to you from time to time.  

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