Workshop Supervisor


Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

One of our clients is seeking qualified candidates to fill this role

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 4 years

Job Description

To ensure minimal disruption to service within the Logistics business by overseeing the delivery of planned and reactive truck maintenance support to the Logistics Services business. To supervise a team of technicians, allocate workload and drive day-to-day operations in the workshop towards ensuring that truck downtime is minimized or reduced to zero.

Duties and responsibilities
Implement, plan, control and organise the planned preventive and corrective maintenance on Rainoil’s fleet and related equipment to maximise their lifespan and ensure safety
Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and labour allocation for day to day operations
Provides relevant input to the Manager, Logistics Services for the preparation of the business strategy and annual budgets
Monitors the delivery of workshop plans and activities in line with the budget, ensuring variances are minimised
Supports the Manager, Logistics Services to implement and enforce risk management procedures
Ensures sites have the proper number of trucks that meet the needs of the business
Regularly reports the progress on each job and quickly communicates delays or concerns with the Manager, Logistics Services
Reports on manpower overruns or shortfalls
Acts as a technical adviser on key projects and other areas of the business as requested.
Identifies staff that require on-going training and liaises with Human Capital to facilitate their enrolment on relevant development interventions
Supports apprentices and semi-skilled staff and facilitates their acquisition of appropriate technical skills
Ensures the availability of resources for the technicians to effectively carry out their jobs
Participates in the selection of new technicians
Attends to any issues or queries escalated by the technicians
Ensures compliance to required safety standards and operating procedures
Creates & maintains a register of all workshop equipment to manage the timely calibration and maintenance of the equipment
Coordinates vehicle maintenance, maintains relationships with parts vendors, orders parts, and orders diesel fuel and gasoline, as needed.
Minimum of seven (4) years working experience, preferably in the Technical, logistics, supply chain management and transportation of goods
Bachelor’s Degree (B.Sc./HND) in Engineering
Hands-on experience in various technical skills like welding, panel beating, truck maintenance, etc.
Knowledge of transport/trucking operations
Relationship Management
Leadership and people management skills
Stakeholder Management
Planning and organising
Working Conditions
Business Hours
Normal Working Hours
Work Tools
Computer, Calculator, Calibration Chart, relevant work tools
Physical Exertion
Travel Requirements
Key Performance Metrics
Performance Area
Performance Measures/Indicators
Technical Services
Turnaround time for processing requests
Ability to manage and communicate with the relevant stakeholders till the request has been completed
Availability of gadgets and equipment for technicians
People Management and Development
Number of Skill gaps identified in technicians and trainings done to address this
Turnover of staff due to working conditions
Security Awareness among employees
Availability of safety gadgets and equipment provided for in the planning process
Number of accidents/mishaps due to non-compliance with safety policies and procedures
Resource Management
Ability to work within allocated budget
Efficiency in allocation of equipment and resources to technicians

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