Our client, a market leader in the bulk transportation of construction materials, seeks to employ a trade tested, qualified and experienced Workshop Foreman / Manager for their operation in Jacobs, Durban.
The position is a hands on role, whereby the Foreman / Manager leads a team of Diesel Mechanics but also gets involved in complex mechanical failure of vehicles, as well as workshop administration, managing operating expenses, budgets and reporting on Excel is essential.
Working knowledge of diagnostic tools and complex problem solving is essential and preference is given to those with experience in vehicular electronic systems.
This role would not suit a candidate who has not been exposed to managing staff, you must have a proven track record in managing staff, performance, meting of KPIs and planning / delegating of tasks both daily and monthly.
In addition, you must have sound working knowledge of HSE, be computer literate in Excel (Intermediate or Advanced), be able to lead and delegate effectively and This role is NOT suited to Mechanical Engineering graduates or those who have not completed a recognised trade test, through a South African accredited institution.
This is also not suited to candidates from a vehicle dealership or car rental based sector, this is geared toward candidates from the Transportation sector only You will reside in and around the Jacobs area, be available to travel, often at short notice, to attend to breakdowns or attend to site based equipment problems when needed.
Due to the exceptionally high volumes of applications, we are unable to correspond with each applicant personally, therefore only relevant and suitable candidates will be contacted.
Should you not receive any correspondence from our company within 30 days, we regret your application has been unsuccessful.
Should you meet the criteria and wish to apply, kind forward your CV, salary package details and notice period