Workshop Manager - East London, East London

Last update 2024-07-18
Expires 2024-08-18
ID #2205784868
Workshop Manager - East London, East London
South Africa, Eastern Cape, East London,
Modified June 25, 2024


Role Overview: As the Workshop Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective operation of our workshop, managing a team of technicians and mechanics, and maintaining high-quality standards for all repairs and maintenance work.

Your role will be critical in ensuring that our fleet vehicles are well-maintained and in top working condition, minimising downtime and maximising their productivity.

Responsibilities: Manage workshop operations: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the workshop, including planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and quality control.

Monitor and analyse workshop performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions.

Team management: lead and motivate a team of technicians and mechanics to ensure they are working efficiently and effectively.

Budget management: Monitor and manage workshop expenses to ensure they are within budget.

Inventory management: Maintain accurate inventory records and ensure that all necessary tools and equipment are available for use and that all stock levels are adequate; Maintain accurate records of all maintenance and repairs, including costs and parts used.

Quality control: implement and maintain quality control measures to ensure that all work meets the company's standards and expectations.

Training and development: Identify training needs, conducting performance appraisals and providing coaching and development opportunities for workshop staff to improve their skills and knowledge.

Health and safety: Ensure that all workshop operations are carried out in accordance with health and safety regulations.

Customer service: Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction by providing timely and quality service; Communicate effectively with other departments to coordinate fleet maintenance and repairs; Develop and maintain relationships with clients and suppliers.

Reporting: Prepare and submit regular reports on workshop operations, including productivity, expenses, and any issues or concerns.

Qualifications: Must be a qualified Diesel Mechanic Minimum of 5 years of experience in fleet management or automotive repair Minimum of 3 years working in a management position Strong leadership and management skills Excellent communication and interpersonal skills Proficient in computer software and maintenance management systems Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures Ability to multitask and prioritise in a fast-paced environment Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities Valid driver's licence and clean driving record

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Workshop manager - east london

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