Job Summary: Responsible planning, leading, organizing, and supervising the day to day activities of the Workshop Section, controlling the quality of repairs, Quality of panel beating, implementation vehicle standards, and performance appraisal of subordinates.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Leads a group of at least 25 mechanics, panel beaters, electric mechanic, and car wash
Performs trouble shooting and diagnostics procedure on vehicles
Record observations and findings during diagnostics run and decide on the correct method of repair, as necessary.
Record observations and findings during check of vehicle body quality and decide with a group of panel beaters on the correct method of repairing according to company's vehicle standards.
Ensure that warranties are properly followed up, monitored, and documented.
Plan and organise Preventive Maintenance System (PMS) and delegate specific tasks to concerned section/mechanic.
Hands-on supervision of all workshop activities, especially technical and panel beating issues.
Forecast and order spare parts for specific jobs/special job or for stocks replenishment.
Supervise and follow up on actual progress of each individual repair job.
Provide on-the-job training as well as coaching and mentoring to mechanics, panel beaters, electric mechanic and car wash personnel.
Follow up repair order, registering the time taken to complete each task.
Responsible for customer service, reliability and dependability by providing all fields with the technical assistance that they require from the Workshop.
Evaluate the training requirements of his subordinates and discuss/agree training needs with the General manager.
Complete and issue the Pre-Dispatch Note.
Ensure daily departmental meeting is organized to allocate work to the respective personnel.
Responsible for the implementation of 5S and other standards within the workshop area.
Deputise for the Fabrication and Painting Supervisor whilst they are on Field Break..
Conduct final check/test driving for all vehicles prior to release.
Assists with the Interviewing and conducts hands-on testing of technical applicants.
Conduct annual performance appraisal of all direct subordinates.
Signs and approves employee timesheets.
Support and full comply with Company and Departmental policies and procedures.
Conduct any other task given to him by his HOD.
Relationships: The post holder will be accountable to the General Manager and will have relationships with all workshop personnel, Site Supervisors, Purchasing, Project, Maintenance, other colleagues at work.
Work Experience: The applicant is to have a minimum of 5 years experience leading a multicultural workshop team.
Education: Professional technical qualifications in the vehicle and equipment domain.
Licenses/Certificates: Licensed Mechanic or equivalent, with a full range of licenses to operate equipment.