Technical Workshop Manager

Technical Workshop Manager

Engineering & Technical
KZN

The Technical Manager shall attend to the functions as set out below, includes, but not limited to:
 
    • Coordination and planning of all vehicle combination statutory and business compliance, (Planning board).
    • Preparing monthly workshop management reports, in which the following are recorded:  
    • breakdowns and the costs, (JHB cost included in Stats)
    • all purchases made
    • all servicing done in Durban and Johannesburg, (includes trucks and trailers/tankers);
    • statistics compiled for all of the above.
    • Attending and maintaining the administration of the Workshop Department – ensuring files are up to date, filing all documents. (Service records, license discs, COF, brake tests, fire permits, job cards, certificates)
    • Ensuring and monitoring that all warranty claims for parts or work done
    • Overseeing mechanics, ensuring job cards are done and work is carried out timeously and professionally
    • Overseeing the tyre bay, ensuring that tyres are checked, and job cards are filled in
    • Participating in Audits and ensuring recommendations are closed off
    • Attending to all management reports for the department
    • Co-ordinate resources and liaise with internal and external key contacts to ensure work is delivered on time and to a quality standard
    • Be responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and labour allocation for day-to-day operations
    • Co-ordinate resources, (operational and human) schedules and activities to effectively manage jobs
    • Assist with quoting, project management, materials purchasing and quality checks
    • Regularly report progress on each job and quickly communicate delays or concerns with the Managers
    • Act as a technical adviser on key projects and other areas of the business as requested
    • Identify staff that require on-going training and implement training opportunities to ensure their skills are improved
    • Provide feedback to staff that are not performing to the expected level and ensure human resources are informed of trends in performance
    • Promote a Health and Safety culture within the business    
    • Ensure that all reports and information related to fleet management are produced on a timely basis, analyse information and ensure quality and accuracy of report prior to distribution.  
    • Ensure that all repairs and maintenance performed to vehicles and other equipment are done in accordance with the established standards to achieve maximum reliability with minimum downtime
    • Ensure that workshop supervisors are utilising full capabilities for workshop management.
    • Ensure that all workshops are equipped with adapted tools and equipment and that
    • the workshop infrastructure meets minimum health, safety and security standards, together with considerations for environmental needs.  
    • Implement best practices and ensure that Key Performance Indicators are maintained with set parameters
    • Continuously collect and collate valuable data and information related to improvements required for standardization and development purposes of Fleet Management
    • ensure vehicles are used in accordance with established rules and regulations and that vehicle usage data is correctly recorded
    • Propose improvements in the existing transport processes, systems and tools
    • Maintain daily duty rosters
    • Must be up to date on all aspects of the laws and regulations governing the fleet transportation industry
    • undertake such other duties, training and/or hours of work as may be reasonably required, and which are consistent with the general level of responsibility of your job requirements
 
General Administration
    • Ensure that your account and monitor, document and capture the shifts worked for each employee within your team, including monitoring the basic and overtime worked
    • Implement and monitor the turn-around time for each job tasked, and ensure the quality of the work executed
    • Report and take action in the event of turn-around times not being implemented, and quality standards not being met
    • All management checks must be implemented and undertaken to ensure that it complements the work undertaken by Workshop
    • All checks conducted must be in accordance with the prevailing industry standards