Workshop Manager in Onne, Rivers State at APM Terminals

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position:

Job Title: Workshop Manager

Ref.: AT-032499
Location: Onne, Rivers State

We Offer
In this position we offer

    extensive exposure to maintenance scheduling & planning
    exposure to terminal operations in a fast growing terminal.
    experience in new processes, methods, techniques with different equipment both locally and internationally.
    opportunities for professional and personal growth in a very dynamic environment.

Key Responsibilities

    Ensures that the overhauls, preventative maintenance and repair of the vehicle fleet and other port equipment are maintained and/or repaired in a cost effective manner, with consideration given to quality and longer duration of equipment.
    Supervises the maintenance and repair of all of the vehicle fleet, including tractor trailers, Reach Stackers and other technical support equipment (electrical, electronic and mechanical).
    Ensure that the equipment is maintained in a safe and reliable working condition in accordance with planned preventive maintenance program and to identify and rectify repetitive problems.
    Ensures that planning, scheduling, and unscheduled repairs are carried out efficiently and cost effectively, with quality service.
    Ensures good communications between Technical and Operations to minimize equipment downtime
    Work closely with GM technical to oversee the administrative requirements of the Workshop, including warranty obligations, inspection records, manual updates, equipment defect reports, maintenance services, policies, procedures, and practices.
    Reviews and recommends updates to maintenance services policies and procedures to ensure quality, reliability, and efficiencies.
    Reviews new equipment for suitability and makes recommendations, based on cost, availability, and needs of business operations.
    This position is expected to constantly contribute to improve work processes, methods & improve technical efficiency of machinery & equipment

Who we are looking for
This position

    Requires at least a degree in Mechanical, Electrical engineering. Also must have additional training in both electrical and mechanical fields in any heavy duty industry.
    Requires at least five to seven years of general supervisory experience in general maintenance section in any ports, mines, steel and manufacturing plants. Must have an additional five years of progressively more responsible maintenance and repair experience, including specific knowledge of electrical, electronic and mechanical and related subjects.
    Requires specific technical knowledge of maintenance and repair of various vehicles, including tractor trailers, reach stackers and container handling equipment.
    Must have a working knowledge of supervisory and leadership principles, with the ability to influence other team members in a positive way and lead a department of individuals.
    Must be customer service oriented, sensitive to the needs of the departments and others.
    Requires good verbal and written communications skills in English, in addition to effective interpersonal skills & knowledge of the local language.
    Requires exceptional time management, due to fast-moving, demanding work environment

Method of Application

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Deadline: 28th October, 2013

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