Senior Workshop Manager (Diesel Trade Test) | Gqeberha

    truck workshop manager
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    Top Vitae Recruitment
    Location: Gqeberha, South Africa
    Employment Type: Full Time
    Compensation: Cost to Company
    Experience Level: 5 – 7 years
    Seniority Level: Senior


    • Construction
    • Diesel Mechanics
    • Diagnostics
    • Workshop Facilitation


    • Construction

    Job Description

    Minimum Requirements

    • Gender: Male, between the ages of 35 and 55
    • Physical Condition: Physically fit and healthy
    • Qualification: Trade-tested diesel mechanic or equivalent qualification
    • Experience:
      • Minimum of 3 years as a workshop foreman
      • 5 years as a diesel mechanic
      • Experience with diesel mechanics related to trucks and yellow plant
      • Experience within the construction and related industries is highly advantageous
    • Driver’s License: Valid (Code EC preferable)
    • Language Proficiency: Must read, write, and speak English
    • Communication Skills: Must have good communication skills
    • Computer Literacy: Must be computer literate at an intermediate level
    • Management Approach: Must have a proactive management approach
    • Planning & Management: Ability to plan and manage tasks and projects
    • Work Hours: Ability to work long hours and over weekends/standby
    • Problem-Solving: Ability to problem solve and think outside the box
    • Work Ethic: Strong work ethic

    Minimum Experience

    • Workshop Management: Required to manage the workshop and all staff within the workshop, including technicians and assistants. Experience in this area is vital.
    • Day-to-day Operations: Ability to manage day-to-day workshop servicing and repairs, breakdowns, and rebuild projects.
    • Task Proficiency: Experienced in performing the following tasks:
      • Minor and Major Services
      • Engine removal and replacement
      • Engine Strip & Assemble
      • Gearbox removal and replacement
      • Braking Systems
      • Steering
      • Suspension
      • Differentials
      • Electrical Diagnostics
      • Mechanical Diagnostics

    Application Note

    Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not received a response within two weeks of applying.