GENERAL MANAGER is needed by a major conglomerate in Africa. The Group is currently recruiting for General Manger in her transport division. Successful candidates will oversee/assume responsibility for managing and operating the truck workshop directly leading all of the planning and execution of the work and service related activities in the workshop, ensuring that the work is carried out so as to achieve or exceed the targets and budget expectations of reliability, availability and performance set up for each complete fleet by according to very professional standards and in a world class cost efficiency way for the organization.
Maintenance budgeting, Planning and Follow-up
Prepare short, medium and long term plans for maintenance and repair work.
Ensures that work in progress is maintained within the expected KPI’s at all time
Develops and prepare for approval of the management the maintenance Budget for the fleet and workshop
Manage and monitor on monthly basis the maintenance budget of the fleet including inventory and expenses
Ensures all system and processes are as per service standard agreed with other areas
Ensure that all workshop is operating efficiently
Plans, communicates, follow-up, monitors and control the entire daily activities of the workshop
Creates and develop a detailed and complete standard operating procedure manual, outlining among others the procedures for:
Coordinates and supervise the training of engineers on tools, equipment and spares, SOPs, work standards and safety
Ensures proper accountability and conscientious utilization of all spare parts and tools within the workshop.
Maintain housekeeping in the workshop meet world class standard
Liaise with the spare parts purchases department to ensure the availability of parts minimizing delays with vehicle repairs
Ensures that all maintenance staff receives adequate training to continually offer services of the highest standards
Manage, coordinate and oversee the maintenance recovery team deployed
Ensure that at all times all the tools are calibrated, serviced and stored correctly and secured.
Bachelors degree or its equivalent in Engineering ( Mechanical auto preferred)
Post Graduate/Professional qualification will be an added advantage
Minimum of twenty (20) years relevant work experience with truck maintenance, with at least ten (10) years in truck workshop management roles
Good knowledge of the truck brands technology/engineering being used in the company
Excellent and in-depth understanding of fleet and truck maintenance and planning and overall budgeting
Mastering safety policies and best safety practices
Budgeting and spare parts management experience
Strong organizing and time management skills
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Project
12 million per annum with 24 million Naira variable pay
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