Workshop Supervisor

By October 12, 2021

Vacancy: Workshop Supervisor

Our client is in Logistics Industry is looking to hire Workshop Supervisor for Heavy Commercial Trucks


Workstation: Nairobi


Job Purpose;

Responsible for the operation of the workshop which services and repairs heavy commercial trucks .The incumbent receives general supervision and supervises a staff of skilled tradesmen and helpers. Supervision exercised is of an administrative as well as of a technical nature.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Inspects, diagnoses, and locates mechanical difficulties in heavy vehicles in a variety of diesel-powered maintenance and reviews repairs and servicing work upon completion.
  • Overhauls, repairs and adjusts engines, transmissions, differentials, clutches and heavy vehicle hydraulic systems.
  • Troubleshoots malfunctions in the heavy vehicles & machines and repair. Diagnoses problems, disassembles units, repairs or replaces parts, and reassembles units.
  • Performs routine maintenances checks and adjustments on such things as fluid levels, hoses, belts, belts, brakes, tires and clutches; changes filters and oil, and lubricates vehicles and motor driven equipments
  • Maintains service logs and records of maintenance on heavy vehicle & machines, using fleet maintenance and management software
  • Estimates needs and requests supplies, materials, tools and equipment. Keeps tools, equipment, and work area clean, organized and in good working condition
  • Prepares work orders and cost materials estimates.
  • Prepare list of parts to be stocked to support customer fleet
  • To assist in training lower-level workers in mechanical repair techniques


Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree / Diploma in Mechanical or Automobile Engineering.
  • 4 years experience in a similar role
  • Technical Experience in Heavy commercial Trucks
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and the necessary safe precautions.
  • Considerable skill in the use and operation of tools, machinery and related

equipment of the trade.

  • Ability to plan, lay out, direct and supervise the work of skilled tradesmen and
  • other shop workers is of prime importance.
  • Ability to make estimates of the cost of labour and materials and to arrange for procurement and supply.
  • Ability to maintain stock records and prepare reports

All applications should be done on or before close of business 26th October 2021 on link below:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Mid level Years of experience: 4 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 12 Oct 2021

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