Workshop Foreman

Capital Trucking Limited


Workshop Foreman

Capital Trucking is looking for a qualified and experienced individual to manage the maintenance and repair its growing fleet of trucks and small vehicles.

Job Responsibilities

  • Efficiently manage the daily operations of the workshop department with the main objective of minimizing down time of vehicles
  • Coordinating with stores/purchase team to ensure that all required spares for maintenance and repair works are on hand and immediately available
  • Carry out risk assessments and ensure that contingency plans are in place
  • Management of breakdown situations and third-party mechanics
  • Providing weekly/monthly reports, keeping vehicle files up to date and analyzing vehicle maintenance data
  • Ensuring that all vehicles are maintained in good working condition by through planned preventive maintenance and repair schedules;
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, with regards to Health and Safety
  • Work to continuously improve workshop systems
  • Maintain a pleasant safe working environment for all workshop employees

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  • Academic Background: Diploma in Motor Vehicle Engineering or any relevant field of technical/mechanical engineering;
  • Experience required: minimum 2 years experience in a supervisory role in a Transport and logistics Company with sound mechanical knowledge in all relevant areas of heavy goods vehicles
  • Age (minimum / maximum): 30-45;
  • Applicants must be Zambian or have a residence permit in Zambia
  • IT knowledge, must have experience using Microsoft excel and office

Other desirable attributes

  • Good communication skills (knowledge of main Zambian working languages preferable)
  • Good judgment and high levels of responsibility and accountability;
  • Hard worker, with high levels of energy and self-motivation;
  • Results orientated with delivery capabilities and good time management skills;
  • Planning and Organization Skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Good team player
  • Willing to work longer hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Honest, reliable and a good example to junior staff
  • Innovative and enthusiastic
  • Passion for transport

Applicants are requested to submit an application letter, CV and any other relevant documents [email protected], [email protected] and [email protected] ¬†before Monday 11th December 2017.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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