Technical Manager


Grindrod is recruiting a Technical Manager, to be based in Nacala, Mozambique.
  • Accountable for the management and control off all fleet maintenance nationally and in neighbouring countries
  • Vehicle Maintenance:
  • Manage and monitors all planned vehicle maintenance activities
  • Manage and monitors vehicle availability and takes corrective action as required
  • Provides feedback to management regarding condition and further maintenance requirements related to the national fleet
  • Liaises with regional operations regarding maintenance planning and issues of non-compliance
  • Liaises with all service providers on fleet maintenance including FML contract vehicle providers
  • Management and optimization of the Operation department’s human resources under your control
  • Perform ad-hoc vehicle inspections and audits
  • Report the fleet status and down time daily to the COO and CEO
  • Critical Outcomes:
  •  Maintenance standards, policies and procedures
  • Compliance and all regulatory requirements are met and adhered to at all time
  • Fleet standards are maintained at all times
  • Maintains a greater than 90 percent fleet availability
  • Defect and break- down repairs:
  • Analyses breakdown incidents in order to provide input to maintenance strategies and standards
  • Controls maintenance management 3rd party resource performance regarding breakdown repairs
  • Liaises with regional operations and staff regarding breakdown events, defect repairs and corrective action
  • Monitors driver related abuse and vehicle damage
  • Reports same to National Operations manager
  • Critical Outcomes:
  • Breakdowns and defects repairs are repaired to the required standard, with minimum downtime on fleet
  • Root causes are addressed to reduce costs
  • Financial Management and cost control:
  •  Evaluates and approves maintenance related purchases
  • Analyses maintenance expenditure and costs in terms of targets and budgets and takes necessary corrective actions
  • Develops budgets and presents for approval
  • Critical Outcomes: Costs are controlled and remain within budget
  • Administration:
  • Ensures that all administrative requirements are met in the maintenance operation in compliance with company and customer standards and aligned to statutory requirements
  • Critical Outcomes:
  • Accurate administration processes applied
  • Human Resource Management:
  • Conducts Periodic performance evaluates in accordance with company requirements
  • Plans and approves leave for all direct reports
  • Evaluates resource deployment and takes appropriate corrective action
  • Performs job interviews and participates in candidate selection within maintenance space
  • Critical Outcomes:
  • Ensure effective management and deployment of maintenance staff aligned to company requirements and standards
  • Resources and facilities management:
  • Inspects and audits maintenance facilities
  • Audits and selects contractors and suppliers
  • Monitors use of maintenance vehicles
  • Ensures that all related equipment and facilities are used in accordance with the relevant procedures and legislative requirements
  • Critical Outcomes:
  • Internal facilities and third party contractors/suppliers comply with requirements and standards
  • Control of use of company maintenance vehicles
  • Compliance with company standards, ethics and safety requirements:
  • Ensure that all related safe working procedures, standards and legislative requirements are adhered to
  • Ensures that staff and third party contractors comply with all relevant working procedures, legislation and customer site requirements
  • Brings all issues relating to non-compliance and dishonesty to the attention of the General Manager and CEO
  • Provides technical assistance during incident and accident investigations
  • Critical Outcomes:
  • Remain current with legislation
  • Company not exposed to non-compliance risk
  • Qualified Technician with trade test certificate and management training certificates
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese
  • Solid knowledge of Technology
  • Dynamic
  • Proactive
  • Capacity of Analyse
  • Minimum 5 years in Operation with an additional 5 years’ experience in maintenance management
  • Only short listed applicants will be contacted
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  • Entidade Grindrod
  • Local
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  • Publicado 24.11.2017
  • Expira 23.01.2018
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