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Workshop Foreman (Transport and Logistics Experience Required)

Application deadline 3. Jun
Posted at
20. Apr, 11:27
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Business / Employer name
Company Industry
Logistics & Transportation
Job Level
Mid level
Work Type
Full Time
Highest Qualification
Not Specified
Years of Experience
2 years
Other Dar es Salaam District Dar Es Salaam

Position Title: W/Shop Foreman

Department: Maintenance

Reports To: Maintenance Manager

Location: Workshop Offices

Position Type: Middle management


Provide maintenance duties in support of the company management by ensuring vehicles are serviced and maintained in a proper manner.


  • Perform duties in a safe and responsible manner
  • Plan, organizes, schedules, and assigns all aspects of work to include minor and major repairs or preventive maintenance, for a fleet of trucks, cars and other vehicles
  • Maintain and update the shop equipment
  • Supervise, monitor and reconcile the inventory in stores/parts department
  • Oversee safety standards to insure that the shop complies with safety policies and guidelines
  • Monitor and update the preventive maintenance program
  • Submit purchase requests and write review bid specifications
  • Ensure all personnel are effectively trained in the work they perform
  • Ensure all related documentation is completed in a timely manner
  • Submit month-end Maintenance statements, including Servicing, Major Repairs and other related activities
  • Perform appraisals on subordinates in a timely manner at least semi-annually
  • Assist other Departments to allow for their smooth operation
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Manager

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Thorough knowledge of preventive maintenance and warranty programs.
  • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
  • Knowledge of transport system management and operations.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of vehicular maintenance and repair.
  • Knowledge of automotive shop operation and scheduling.
  • Knowledge of automotive safety programs.
  • Knowledge of records, filing and managing.
  • General language skills fluent spoken in both English and Kiswahili
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with superiors and subordinates.
  • Ability to adapt, overcome and organize in a constantly changing automotive field.
  • Experience on transportation field will be of additional advantage
  • Basic Computer literacy will be of additional advantage required.

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