Technical Manager Job Career at Pan Afric Impex

Job
Title: 
Technical Manager
Organisation: Pan
Afric Impex
Duty
Station:
  Kampala, Uganda
About Pan Afric Impex: 
Pan Afric
Impex Transport Division, is a market leader in large scale transportation and
logistics in Uganda and the East African region. Since 2006 they have increased
the fleet of Scania trucks from 50 to over 160 with routes to DRC, South Sudan,
Rwanda and Kenya.
Job Summary: The Technical Manager will
ensure that all technical requirements of the trucks are met timely. The
Technical Manager is responsible for maintenance, stores and all workshop
activities. He/She will also take lead in the development of effective work
flows and policies and procedures for the department with the aim of increasing
turnaround times and reducing downtime of trucks.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Plan, co-ordinate, conduct and manage all maintenance if
    trucks as per plan.
  • Schedule and communicate all planned maintenances.
  • Develop and implement a transparent program of standby
    transport system and provide support for pre-maintenance activities as per
    schedule.
  • Develop and implement a stakeholder real time
    communication process and system in conjunction with the Operations Manager.
  • Review and implement an improved faults management system.
  • Develop and implement a Mobile Workforce Management System
    (MWMS).
  • Carry out continuous analysis of current practices and
    lessons learned to best leverage areas of improvement.
  • Manage stock receipts and issues of items in the store
    such as tyres, spare parts, greases, etc.
  • Oversee the adherence to prescribed procedures to ensure
    quality is met and complete compliance as per the company health and
    safety requirements.
  • Monitor progress of work and downtime due to failures of
    trucks and equipment to appraise maintenance planning personnel of delays.
  • Ensuring safe working practices for a safe working
    environment
  • Ensure both periodic and corrective maintenance service of
    vehicles is carried out in a timely and perfect manner.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant must hold a degree in Mechanical Engineering
    from a reputable institution.
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience serving in a similar
    position, preferably with supervisory responsibility.
  • Technical knowledge, from Scania trucks.
  • Familiar with LEAN and Six Sigma and experience in ERP
    systems.
  • Past training in supervisory skills, people management
    and/or leadership skills is desirable.
  • Strong organization, supervisory, problem-solving,
    interpersonal, communication as well as team building and negotiation
    skills.
  • High integrity, self-driven and able to set own work
    schedule with rigorous deadlines.
  • Excellent planning, organizational and problem solving
    skills.
How to Apply: 
All candidates
are encouraged to send CVs and cover letters with three work related referees
including copies of certificates to the address or e-mail below. All
applications shall be marked: “Pan Afric – Technical Manager”. E-mails that
exceed 2 MB will not be considered.
People
Performance Group
Plot 8
Kitante Close
E-mail to:
application@ppg.co.ug
Deadline: 4th July 2014 by 5pm

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