Garage Supervisor Job in Kenya

Position: Garage Supervisor

Location :
Kisumu.

A leading and reputable company
seeks to fill the vacant position of Garage Supervisor based in Kisumu. The
Garage Supervisor is responsible for the day to day supervision of the assigned
garage and the coordination of mechanics and handymen for motor vehicles and
related auto equipment.

Key
Duties/ Responsibilities


·        
Assists plans, organizes and
coordinates the day-to-day running of the garage. This is by planning work
orders and by arranging for garage staff to perform necessary maintenance and
repair work on vehicle;

·        
Supervises and coordinates
activities of both mechanical and electronic mechanics engaged in repairing,
adjusting, servicing, and motor vehicles. Assist in planning and organizing
preventive maintenance and delegate specific tasks to the mechanics;

·        
Assists in estimating costs and
time required for repair or maintenance of the vehicle and provides instruction
to mechanics regarding methods and details of repairs to ensure they are within
set budgets;

·        
Monitors the ongoing activities
in the garage, inspects completed work for compliance with safety and other
statutory regulations, and make sure defects are repaired or adjusted;

·        
Maintains and manages a daily
record of repairs and services of vehicles undertaken and completed; detect
recurrent faults and advise on areas of improvement to reduce breakdowns.
Recommend further repairs to external garages to the Garage Manager ;

·        
Provides documentation,
detailed instructions, or specifications that show mechanics how parts,
equipment, or structures are to be assembled, modified, maintained, or used;

·        
Supports the Garage Manager in
the development and implementation of operational changes to maximize the
efficiency and effectiveness of routine repair and maintenance programs;

·        
Manages the distribution of
fuel and other vehicle consumables at the assigned garage and reconcile the
garage and fuel stores inventory at the assigned location

·        
Prepares cost estimates based
on forecasted and current needs of services, repair costs and spare parts in
liaison with the Garage Manager;

·        
Monitors inventory of repair
parts and equipment requisitions to ensure adequate stock replenishment and
avoid stock outs. Ensures that necessary spare parts, materials and equipment
are available or obtainable at short notice in close liaison with the purchasing
department;

·        
Maintain health and safety
standards and ensuring all duties are performed in a safe, efficient, and
effective manner;

Qualifications.

·        
Diploma in Engineering or a
related technical field

·        
Minimum 3 years work experience
in a similar garage operations

·        
Good knowledge of garage
operations processes, and preventive maintenance

·        
Extensive knowledge on the
repair and maintenance for standard motor propelled and electric vehicles

·        
Hands-on experience working as
a Mechanic with an ability to diagnose, troubleshoot, update and repair
malfunctioning automobiles.

·        
Experience working proactively
as a member of a project team or organization and supervising employees of
different skill sets

Interested , Qualified
candidates should send their CVs to 
jobs@employd.co.ke with
the subject line
 Garage Supervisor
 .Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted.

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