Career Level Manager
Experience 8 Years +
Qualifications Degree Bachelor
- A minimum of a Trade qualified (Class one Journeyman, Diesel Mechanics/ Engineering).
- Bachelor of Degree in Logistics.
- A Minimum of 8 years’ experience in workshop supervision plus 10 years’ trade experience;
- Knowledge of Freight liner (Cummins, Detroit & ISX), Volvo, Deutz and Caterpillar engines;
- Knowledge of material handling equipment (Cranes, Grabbers, Forklifts);
- Knowledge of earth moving equipment;
- Knowledge of basic workshop machining, welding processes and a sound knowledge of gearboxes and drive-lines.
- Should be a member of Transport and Logistics Association.
Key Result Areas
- Ensures that safety risks that may arise from tasks, work instructions, procedures, machinery, tools, equipment, and infrastructure are kept under control for all maintenance and work processes being carried out;
- Produces and adheres to mobile equipment service and maintenance plans and maintains service and maintenance records for the equipment;
- Ensures all mobile equipment is technically compliant with the road traffic act and ensures all anomalies are rectified immediately to avoid unnecessary service disruptions and fines emanating from mechanical defects;
- Ensures vehicle inspections are conducted to ensure equipment is kept in a clean, mechanically sound and visually appealing state;
- Ensures quality of workmanship on all repairs and maintenance work for both in-house and out-sourced work;
- Monitor the use of materials, care of company equipment, tools and plant, to minimize down time and damage;
- Ensure the management of a harmonious work environment, with team building, training and development of employees as required;
- Ensure housekeeping is ongoing daily and the maintaining of a clean and safe workplace;
- Ensure safety meetings and toolbox talks are conducted and documented on a regular basis, records are kept for reference;
- Ensures all technicians accurately complete and submit job cards and signs-off complete job cards and performs quality checks before the equipment is released to users.
- Produces statistical, operational reviews and reports on time to ensure clarity on current operations on the equipment;
- Ensures the workshop has the right tools and equipment to effectively perform its functions and ensures these are properly maintained;
- Ensures that spares are purchased at the right quantity, price and that adequate stocks are maintained;
- Ensures that all accidents and incidents are thoroughly investigated, evaluated, analysed and reports are produced and filed within seven days of occurrence.