Assistant Workshop Manager

  • Full Time
  • Chingola, Zambia
  • N/A ZMW / Month
  • Applications have closed


  • Liaise with operations and dispatch on planning of workshop and express trucks on a daily basis.
  • Communicate Major works to operations in good time for effective planning.
  • Managing of recoveries and break downs
  • Communicate with operations on any breakdowns for monitoring and record purposes
  • Ensure breakdown job cards are fully & correctly filled in before handing in to be put onto system.
  • Printing and assessing of incident report (history of trucks and follow ups) of trucks in the workshop on a daily basis
  • Inspecting that health and safety is been adhered (cabin stands, choke blocks and truck stands are been used correctly)
  • Allocate jobs e.g. priority trucks that need to be out of the workshop early and major works on the ground
  • Do V.I.D on the trucks out of the workshop to ensure work quality is up to date & jobcards are fully signed by staff and driver before exit.
  • Checking all old spare removed from units for the date fitted and raise any claims or queries with stores if need.
  • Monitor spares being used and communicate with stores to ensure correct stock is always available
  • Manage all aspects of Workshop to ensure efficient movement of vehicles
  • Manage and oversee Subcontractor Workshops
  • Daily liaison with Operations Management regarding availability of vehicles
  • Ensure proper housekeeping and upkeep in area of responsibility
  • Any other delegated tasks deemed as reasonable and as assigned by the reporting manager

Skills Required

  • Computer skills, including Word and Excel in a Microsoft
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills

Required Qualifications

  • Full Grade 12 certificate
  • Minimum Diploma in Auto Mechanics
  • Minimum of 5 years proven experience in managing a workshop
  • Knowledge of mechanical issues, services, warranties and general repairs of Trucks
  • Technically competent Mechanical qualification

ONLY candidates that meet the minimum requirements will be considered.

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