Wednesday, October 2, 2013

VP Group Workshop Manager

VP Group is a leader in cut flowers, fresh vegetables and logistics.
The company is offering the following exciting opportunity based in Naivasha

Workshop Manager

Reporting directly to the Logistics Manager, the Workshop Manager will be in charge of managing and supporting all the workshop activities.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

Taking care of all equipments, buses, tractors, Trucks, Vehicles and Generators.
Providing detailed input for the quotations, planning and reviews of all workshop projects.
Implement systems and upgrade the current standards of the workshop.
Determining the work prioritization and task allocation for all workshop tasks.
Ensuring health and safety and welfare of staff and customers in the workshop.
Overseeing workshop staff so that appropriate information, instruction, training and guidance are provided when required.
Ensuring security and efficient running of the workshop, improvements and efficiencies when possible.
Organizing appointments, collections, transportation and support for the workshop where required.
Allocating work and supporting workshop staff in the most efficient and effective way.
Overseeing all the workshop functions including the staff and premises.

Skills and Qualification Required

Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
Experience in the automotive industry.
A minimum of 5 years experience managing an automotive workshop.
Knowledge in Automotive systems (vehicle layout, function and location of parts)
Knowledge of mechanical issues, warranties, service and general repairs.
Knowledge in same tractors, farming and commercial diesel.
Organizational ability.
Detail oriented.
Technically competent with ability to train others.

Successful applicants are encouraged to apply to jobs@vegpro-group.com to reach the undersigned on or before 10th October 2013.
Group Human Resource Manager
Vegpro Kenya Limited,
P O Box 19226 – 00501,
Nairobi, Kenya