Workshop Manager

Unitrans Malawi Ltd

JOB TITLE:               WORKSHOP MANAGER

NCHALO –               MALAWI

GRADE —                GG11

Unitrans Africa has an exciting new opportunity for a Workshop Manager in Malawi to manage the fleet maintenance programme, vehicle maintenance budget and cost control as well as the purchase of replacement parts and equipment.

Minimum Requirements 

  • Relevant Schooling qualification
  • In possession of a diesel mechanic qualification/trade test.
  • A tertiary qualification in Logistics, Agriculture or similar would be advantageous
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge in word and excel packages
  • 3-5 years management/supervisory experience
  • Interpersonal skills with special emphasis on industrial relations Excellent customer service skills

Skills and Knowledge 

  • Ability to monitor vehicle utilization and control of maintenance
  • Exposure to fabrication technologies (boiler making/welding)
  • Extensive and in depth knowledge of maintenance philosophies for a varied range of automotive and materials handling equipment, specifically,
    • Service Scheduling and Planning
    • Tooling
    • Cost and Quality control
    • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Must be in possession of a class B drivers licence, possession of a EC driver’s license would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance programmes
  • Deadline orientated
  • Figures orientated
  • Self-motivated and ability to work to pre-determined goals
  • Must have sound knowledge of Health and Safety.

KPAs  

  • Manage the workshop team
  • Develop and maintain a sound relationship with operations staff and suppliers
  • Manage the fleet maintenance programme
  • Manage the budget for the maintenance costs.

Interested candidates should send their applications with detailed CVs plus three traceable referees and their contact numbers to:

The Human Resources Manager

Unitrans Malawi Ltd

P.O. Box 30820

Chichiri

Blantyre 3

Or by e-mail at: louisa.surtee@unitrans.africa

The company is an equal opportunities employer and offers competitive remuneration to the successful persons commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Closing date for receiving applications is Friday, 18th October, 2019.