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Technical Manager - Cape Town, South Africa

  • Harare, Zimbabwe

Job Details

Job ID: #13753
Job Location Cape Town, South Africa
Company Type Transport, logistics, agriculture
Job Role Technical Manager
Joining Date ASAP
Employment Type Full Time
Monthly Salary Negotiable based on experience

Preferred Candidate

Career Level Senior Management
Years of Experience 10
Residence Location Cape Town, South Africa
Gender Not Specified
Nationality South African national preferred
Degree Formal engineering training preferably to Technician level or relevant technical experience

Job Description

25May
Cape Town, South Africa
  • Job Status: Interviews in Progress

Our client in the transport industry is looking for a Technical Manager to join their team!


*To achieve ongoing improvements in preventative maintenance practices for all vehicles and farm equipment in the division
*Must be able to provide accurate electronic technical situation reports that provide clear feedback, following problem analysis conducted at contracts
*To assist in controlling maintenance costs and minimizing waste
*Will be required to operate in the field and use initiative to provide technical intervention or assistance on site
*To continuously improve on skills levels and workshop standards so as to maximize fleet availability
*Will be required to attend formal technical meetings with suppliers to address concerns raised at contracts
*May need to represent the company's interests in disputes with suppliers
*Must be able to communicate clearly internally and externally


Key Skills
*Broad understanding of all technical aspects of a wide range of transport and specialized transport machinery
*Experience in modern fleet maintenance and management practices
*Good communication skills at all levels in the organization
*Will be required to operate independently outside the office environment and travel within SA, sometimes at short notice
*Will provide backup assistance to the Group Technical Manager in any situation that may arise.

  • Job Role: Technical Manager
  • Industry: Mechanical Engineering / Trades
  • Salary: Negotiable based on experience

Required Skills

10 Years of Experience
Qualifications
Formal engineering training preferably to Technician level or relevant technical experience
UJ/RAU Diploma in Road Transport preferable.
Advanced Technical and or suitable trade qualifications
Computer literacy is a pre-requisite
Some previous financial exposure preferred
Product specific training in relevant fields such as hydraulic, truck manufacturer, engines, drive trains
Some previous business exposure highly advantageous
An understanding of basic operating procedures and cost management
Exposure to the selling of second hand equipment useful
A solid, practical and verifiable technical background in both transport and agricultural machinery maintenance and operation

Additional Requirements

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