Workshop Supervisor, Automotive, Job in Kenya

Purpose of the Role.

Workshop Supervisor will lead a team of mechanics to maintain and repair both company trucks and plant equipment. He/ She will also be responsible for ensuring functionality and reliability of machines, engines and mechanical systems.

Duties and Responsibility.

  • Conduct diagnosis tests / troubleshooting company truck and plant equipment failures 
  • Monitor & manage AM schedule checks from all truck drivers and upload the forms and actions on the established platforms
  • Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment and systems to boost MTBF and ensure above 95% truck / equipment uptime
  • Raise purchase requests and follow up with Procurement on purchase orders raised to ensure spare parts are delivered within the agreed timelines
  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users
  • Keep logs of work orders (Job cards) – Both hard and soft copies in a chronological and traceable manner
  • Provide leadership to fellow mechanics and coaching drivers
  • Manage the team of mechanics reporting to them to ensure optimum labor utilization
  • Repair trucks on need basis to meet agreed timelines
  • Participate in driver interviews on need basis.

Qualifications


  • Proven experience as Workshop Supervisor or Senior Mechanic for at least Five 5 years.
  •  Possess a valid driving license. 
  • Excellent knowledge of truck systems, machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components.  
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.
  • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
  • Ability, competence and certification to drive trucks up to 10 wheelers.

How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: jobs@takatakasolutions.com using the position as subject of email.