Workshop Foreman

  • Fast Recruitment
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
  • Sep 09, 2017
Permanent Administration Automotive Construction Engineering Telecommunications

Job Description

Minimum Skills/Experience and knowledge required (Competencies):

  • Qualified Diesel Mechanic (trade papers essential)
  • Experience on trucks, tipper trailers & yellow equipment & hydraulics would be advantages
  • Diploma in Road transport or studying toward a diploma of similar criteria
  • Valid Code EC license with PRDP
  • Knowledge of preventative maintenance
  • Experience at a supervisory level beneficial
  • Computer Literacy - MS Office
  • SHEQ related training
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience on Mercedes-Benz, MAN and Scania
  • Develop and maintain a sound relationship with staff and suppliers
  • Must have own transport to work
  • Manpower utilization
  • Service scheduling and planning
  • Willing to work overtime as and when required
  • Medically fit


Brief description of key performance areas: 

  • Oversee and implement the fleet maintenance programme
  • Manage stock levels and the purchase of replacement parts and equipment
  • Manage performance of a shift or skilled and semi-skilled artisans
  • Manage the vehicle maintenance cost to acceptable levels
  • Ensure successful implementation, monitoring and management of SHEQ procedures
  • Attend to breakdowns and implement maintenance schedules
  • Develop and maintain a sound relationship with staff and suppliers
  • Build and maintain a relationship with internal stake holders
  • Motivate staff to increase morale while enhancing overall performance
  • Must show leadership qualities
  • Manage staff HR matters, including grievances and disciplinary enquires
  • Develop, monitor and enforce preventative maintenance schedules
  • Ensure a safe working environment is maintained
  • Analysis costs, ensuring cost effective solutions are implemented
  • Ability to write reports as and when required
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels within the organization
  • Administer workshop administration
  • Willing to work shifts or odd hours
  • Willing to coordinate breakdowns
  • Must be punctual
  • Must be of sober habits


Fax your CV to me: 086 668 0991

Job Level


Salary Range

R30 000 - R40 000 per month