Automotive Specialist

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

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Hamilton Lloyd and Associates - Our client is a global package delivery service company. Due to internal vacancies, they are looking to hire suitably qualified candidates in the capacities above

Job Summary

  • The Automotive Specialist works with the Industrial Engineering Supervisor to provide automotive data and to analyze and implement automotive processes and procedures.
  • He / She promotes safety and compliance in automotive facilities. The Automotive Specialist also works on special projects as requested.

Job Responsibilities

Enforces and Maintains Regulatory Agency Compliance:

  • Follows guidelines outlined in the automotive procedures manuals and automotive environmental manual to ensure that procedures comply with regulatory agency requirements, company policies, and federal, state, and local laws.
  • Maintains time-sensitive list to document and enforce compliance with regulatory agency requirements, company policy, and federal, state, and local laws, and reports data to Human Resources.
  • Maintains legal, regulatory, and safety data integrity to ensure compliance.
  • Manages Automotive Vendor Relationships.
  • Conducts price comparisons between vendors to control supply and repair costs.
  • Assists the management team in preparing repair orders and contacts vendors for outside service when necessary to obtain proper approval and service.
  • Verifies that outside vendors are in compliance with contract agreements, including maintaining current licensure and insurance.
  • Reconciles invoices to ensure funds and payments are allocated appropriately and in a timely fashion.

Audits and Reports Automotive Cost Effectiveness Data:

  • Audits fuel and oil system to ensure vehicles receive necessary repairs and maintenance.
  • Generates reports to assist the management team in monitoring mechanics’ time cards to ensure appropriate pay, billing, and coverage with minimal overtime.
  • Tracks component failures and replacements to identify and respond to equipment failure trends.
  • Assists the management team in monitoring key expense indices (fuel, replacement parts, tires, labor hours, etc.) to resolve discrepancies, identify & implement cost-saving strategies, and provide feedback to appropriate levels in the organization.
  • Takes corrective action with vendors, Material Distribution Center staff, and equipment manufacturers to resolve warranty concerns.
  • Adheres to purchasing limits, expense approval procedures, and equipment disposal guidelines to remain within cost plan.

Conducts Automotive Inventory Controls:

  • Performs periodic physical inventory audits to validate inventory status.
  • Researchers inventory discrepancies to identify root causes and develop process improvements.
  • Prepares inventory-based reports to document status and for use in analyses.
  • Manages Automotive Disposal Authorization.
  • Processes and inputs non-power (Trailers, dollies, etc.) and power (feeders, package cars, etc.) equipment information into Automotive’s databases to track and manage the equipment.
  • Researchers equipment documentation issues to resolve problems (inaccuracies, omitted data, etc.).
  • Validates and uploads ADA documents in Automotive’s database to distribute electronically to Region

Automotive Managers:

  • Responds to Road Service Calls
  • Takes calls and records critical information and time of the call to ensure a timely response.
  • Makes arrangements for mechanic assistance or tow truck to prevent service failure.
  • Follows up with drivers to ensure that responses occur within time requirements and to verify that assistance has arrived.
  • Contacts Feeder or Package Center to provide updates on developments to ensure that service commitments are met.

Conducts Research:

Uses the research problem to guide relevant data gathering and benchmarking; develops a working knowledge of literature related to the research problem; minimizes personal biases that may impact the research process or outcomes; gathers data that represent all sides of the business case.

Detail Orientation:

  • Distinguishes between “big picture” concepts and comments and specialized, smaller specific facts associated with work; notes the specifics of events and experiences; explains, in general, how details impact end goals or outcomes; ensures that work is completed accurately and with the appropriate level of detail.

Report Generation:

  • Addresses and resolves issues impacting information systems reporting; look for ways to minimize report generation and required storage; modifies existing report formats; create and interprets customized reports; integrates data, information, and documents from multiples software programs; writes more complex report queries.

Person’s Specification

Education:

  • BSc/HND in Mechanic Engineering or related background and experience.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 6 years’ work experience

Additional Requirement:

  • Always operate to the highest productivity and competitive standards.
  • Strategic thinker and practical executor.
  • Tactful and diplomatic when dealing with tense situations.
  • Excellent of knowledge of Excel, Word, Power-point, etc.

Note:

  • Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV's  kindly make the "Job Title" subject of the mail
  • Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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Summary

Company

Hamilton Lloyd and Associates

Job Level

Vocational/Semi-Skilled/Unskilled Labour

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Vocational Trade and Services

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years