Workshop Foreman
Support Services
Cato Ridge
2d ago
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Workshop Foreman Well established transport company looking for a workshop foreman to be based at our Cato Ridge Depot. Duties & Responsibilities Duties To manage the workshops so that the servicing and repairs to trailers and trucks Manage all staff in the workshop.

Compile management reports. Manage wash bay, tyre bay, stores etc. Ensure a planned maintenance schedule is available at all times to reduce defects and breakdowns.

Ensure breakdowns are attended to with a matter of urgency. Monitor to ensure all maintenance is carried out according to procedures and vehicle requirements.

Implement controls to ensure sufficient spares are available for the efficient maintenance of vehicles. Conduct quality checks on repaired vehicles to ensure service standards are maintained.

Demonstrate leadership skills, motivation and conflict resolution. Mentor and coach subordinates. Manage the performance of subordinates.

  • Ensure sound relations are maintained with internal and external customers. Manage the discipline in the operation according to the company'
  • s policies and procedures. Take necessary precautions to control and safeguard company assets. Conduct and / or ensure safety information meetings are held.

    Ensure housekeeping is completed on an on-going basis so that the workshop is kept clean and safe. Ensure all vehicles are returned in a clean and hygienic state.

    Complete safety and health inspection reports on a quarterly basis. Conduct accident and incident investigations as required.

  • Maintain a current fleet information system Service records and schedules. Management and processing of all supplier invoices Monitor costs by analysing cost allocations;
  • identifying discrepancies and implement cost saving strategies. Drive and monitor performance to ensure revenue targets are achieved Desired Experience & Qualification Requirements Matric Relevant workshop manager experience preferably from the logistics / transport industry.

    A minimum of 3 to 5 years as a Workshop Manager in a Trucks Workshop. Knowledge of the following vehicle brands Trucks : Nissan, UD, Volvo Knowledge & Experience Medium to heavy Haulage Engines.

    Code 8 Driving License required (Code 14 preferred). Computer literate with excel intermediate qualification. Dynamic and able to adapt to varying challenges and handling pressure on a daily basis.

    People Management and problem-solving abilities. The applicant should be in a good physical condition. Willingness to work overtime, including Saturdays when required.

    Respond to on-road incidents as and when required. Depot based in Cato Ridge, however, will be required to report to Head Office in Durban for reporting and inspections.

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