14 Jan 2016

Mawums Limited Job Vacancy : Mechanical Workshop Manager

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Position: Mechanical Workshop Manager

Department/Division: Engineering

Work Location: Accra – Ghana

Job Summary: Responsible planning, leading, organizing and supervising the day to day activities of the workshop section, controlling the quality of repairs, implementation of HSEQ standards and performance appraisal of subordinates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•   Leads a group of mechanics and helpers within the company and other sites.
•   Performs trouble shooting and diagnostics procedure on vehicles and equipment
•   Record observations and findings during diagnostics run and decide on the correct method of repair as necessary
•   Ensure that warranties are properly followed up, monitored and documented.
•   Plan and organize Preventive Maintenance System (PMS) and delegate specific tasks to concerned section/mechanics
•   Hands-on supervision of all workshop activities, especially technical issues
•   Forecast and assist in ordering spare parts for specific jobs/special job or for stocks replenishment
•   Supervise and follow up on actual progress of each individual repair job
•   Provide on-the-job training as well as coaching and mentoring to mechanics and helpers
•   Follow up repair order, registering the time taken to complete each task
•   Responsible for Quality Assurance, reliability and dependability by providing all fields with the technical assistance that they require from the workshop
•   Evaluate the training requirements of subordinates and discuss/agree training needs with management
•   Attend the Weekly Departmental Meeting
•   Tests and approve operators for trucks, excavator, loader cranes, grader, backhoe, etc.
•   Responsible for the maintenance and conditioning of all equipment
•   Conduct final check/test driving for all vehicles/trucks prior to release
•   Assists with the interviewing and conducts hands-on testing of technical applicants
•   Conduct annual performance appraisal of all direct subordinates
•   Signs and full comply with company and departments policies and procedures
•   Conduct any other task given by the Deputy Managing Director

Relationships: The post holder will be accountable to the DMD and will have relationships with all workshop personnel, Site supervisors, Purchasing, Project, Maintenance, Drilling, and other colleagues at work.

Qualification Required & Experience

Work Experience: The applicant is to have a minimum of 5 Years’ experience leading a multi-cultural workshop team

Education: Professional technical qualifications in the vehicle and equipment domain.

Licenses/Certificates: Licensed Mechanic or equivalent with a full range of licenses to operate equipment.

Skills/Competencies:

•   Well-honed leadership and management skills; with an ability to motivate others.
•   Hands on ‘real-world’ mechanical and knowledge.
•   Excellent grasp of the English Language: verbal and written
•   Sound judgment informed by extensive practical knowledge and experience
•   Innovative, inventive and analytical, able to pre-empt and resolve problems with ease
•   Agile, responsive and good under pressure
•   Able to handle conflict and resolve differences of opinion
•   Heightened cultural awareness-able to relate and build relationships with all.

Personal Attributes:

•   Physically robust, able to operate different environments
•   Open minded to change, new ways of thinking and constructive criticism
•   Inclusive by nature, able to build rapport and command respect
•   A team orientated individual who is consistent in nature, with a good sense of humor
•   A solution focused individual who has the ability to get the job done regardless of impediment.

Location: Accra



How to Apply

[email protected] Closing Date: 31 January, 2016




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