Workshop Manager job at Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy
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Vacancy title:
Workshop Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

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Brilliance Executive Management Consultancy

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, July 03 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 19 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Job Purpose
The Workshop Manager will oversees the daily operations of an automotive repair garage, ensuring efficient and profitable service. The in charge coordinates and supervises the work of mechanics and other staff, maintains customer service standards, procures auto spare parts, manages stock levels, and handles the other aspects of the garage.

Summary of Key Responsibilities;
• Plan and Prepare a detailed maintenance program for the entire Fleet
• Ensure all vehicles and any other equipment full serviced and maintained in a safe, efficient and professional manner.
• Work closely with the Supply Chain team in the identification of reputable Service Spare Parts for different vehicles.
• Ensure all workshop and yard operations are undertaken in a safe, efficient, cost effective and professional manner.
• Take full charge of the whole workshop operations including Mechanical, Panel Beating and Paint departments
• Take charge of developing, updating and verifying jobs cards
• Plan and develop daily work schedules for subordinates
Devise procedures of works / checklists to prevent re-occurrence of complaints
• Ensure that all jobs are completed on date and time schedule
• Approve all quality Checks prior to Truck/Bus movement for use.
• Take charge of safety by making sure that all equipment and tool are in good working condition and work staff are putting on the required and appropriate attire
• Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations including use of protective equipment
• With close collaboration with the HR Department take charge of workshop staff performance management and provide the need guidance and training on employees performing below average.

Required Skills and Personal Attributes
• Ability to direct and supervise personnel and coordinate workshop operations
• Leadership and Supervisory Skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to operate all workshop tools and equipment
• Sober Minded
• Team Influence Skills
• Negotiating Skills
• Skills in trouble shooting to make unusual diagnosis
• Strong communication skills both written and oral
• Good Interpersonal skills
• Good Team Management Skills

Primary Areas of Accountability:
Qualifications and Experience
• Diploma in Heavy Duty Mechanics or Related Engineering or Mechanics Qualification
• Degree in any of the above fields will be a plus
• A qualification in Logistics and Transport Management will be an added advantage
• Minimum 5 years’ experience in managing the multi brand garage. Experience in procurement and stock management is an asset
• Working experience with a Tyre Fitting Company in the same capacity will be plus
• Proven experience of Managing a large fleet of trucks and buses will be an added advantage
• Must have Proven technical and mechanical skills
• Knowledge in auto electrical will be an added advantage
• Should have knowledge on workshop process and practices
• Proven experience of supervising mechanics, Welders, Panel beaters and auto electricians.
• Ability to operate all tools and equipment involved in vehicle repairs and resolve vehicle breakdowns would be a plus.
• Must be a member of a relevant professional body (i.e CILT or EIZ)

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Postgraduate Degree

Job application procedure
• If you meet the hiring requirements for this position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to:  and Copy-in 

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Job Info
Job Category: Management jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, July 03 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 19-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-06-2066
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