Description

We’re looking to hire a Workshop Manager based in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Workshop Manager will be tasked to perform minor repairs to ensure proper maintenance and safety of vehicles / machines. They will be required to work on all assigned projects and follow procedures strictly.
Job Description:  Repair or replace parts including sensors, brake pads and bearings.  Test and examine systems and parts to ensure proper function.  Evaluate mechanical problems in vehicles/machines.  Perform minor mechanical problems.  Help head mechanic complete major repairs.  Do minor body works and welding.  Service vehicles/machines according to preventive maintenance schedule. Change oil & filters, lubricate vehicle parts, inspect & replace hoses, belts, mirrors & maintain all fluid levels.  Maintain accurate records of preventative maintenance.  Inspect vehicle and evaluate conditions of systems, equipment, accessories. Service as needed  Demonstrate process of preventive maintenance and visual inspecting mechanic helpers.  Perform preventive maintenance, including bleeding of air tanks and workshop equipment.
Working Condition:  Mental demands/physical demand/environmental factor: Moderate walking, standing, climbing, heavy lifting, carrying, bending, kneeling and reaching.  Work outside & inside around moving objects, vehicles & machinery with moving parts.  Exposure to dampness and humidity, toxic chemicals, exhaust fumes, gasoline and diesel fuel.
Qualifications & Requirements: Minimum level of academic and professional qualification required to perform effectively in the role
 Bachelors’ Degree in engineering or other relevant field from a recognized institution.
 Minimum level of experience required to perform effectively in the role.
 5 years of experience in a motor vehicle workshop with at least 2 years in a supervisory position.