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The scope of this position involves the carrying out the following responsibilities:
Responsible for planning and scheduling of all maintenance operations and inspection operations including lubrication
Maintaining and updating the preventive maintenance programme and its master schedule
Planning of major equipment annual overhauls
Budgeting and cost tracking
Handling of all the work requests received by the department
Ensuring work orders verification for information accuracy and management of maintenance backlog
Department records and statistics
Organising equipment downtime for maintenance activities in co-ordination with the production department
Management of technical documentation and coordination of subcontractors
Responsible for compliance and proper utilization of equipment codification
Ensures the control of environmental aspects in his/her section and ensures that employees in his/her charge are aware of environmental aspects in the areas of work
In-depth knowledge of maintenance management methods, of predictive inspection tools and of CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System, good knowledge of Lotus Notes Work Order System desirable),
Knowledge of downtime analysis and good knowledge of problem-solving tools.
Knowledge of general mechanical/electrical engineering and industrial automation,
Knowledge of safety laws and regulations,
Experience in the development of quality and environmental management methods, for example ISO 9000 and ISO 14001
Duties to include:
Based in Kariba, the assistant technical manager will play a vital role in the day-today management of the technical department and its associated services.
Building Maintenance: Conduct regular inspections of all buildings and facilities and ensure maintenance is planned and budgeted for on a regular basis – and then conducted effectively against a maintenance plan.
Stock, Procurement & Critical Spares: ensure the procurement of all technical consumables and critical spares is managed effectively and timeously with clarity and attention to detail, appropriate foresight and delivery tracking to farms – ensuring critical spares are always on hand and downtime is mitigated.
Technical Administration: responsible for the Technical Department offices, facilities & meeting rooms and ensure they are always clean, tidy and of a high standard and can give a snapshot in time of the department’s current focus.
Repairs & Maintenance: manage the internal job cards system to ensure all maintenance tasks are addressed timeously and to an appropriate standard with sign off by the end user. Ensure all jobs completed to a high standard.
Fleet Management: oversee the management of the fleet and plant to ensure schedule maintenance and replacement planning is monitored and adhered to. Daily management of fleet activity, storage and security & inspection.
Waste Management: oversee the waste management facility, incinerator and recycling program, ensuring appropriate waste collection, processing & sorting of all farm waste as per the defined systems and procedures.
Parks & Gardens: ensure the grounds & gardens, facilities, warehouses, lodges, clinic, offices are neat, tidy and presentable at all times.
Tooling & Equipment Management: responsible for the tool inventory, daily issues, maintenance and replacement ensuring artisans are capacitated with the right tools for the right job and tools are always in a safe and reliable condition.
Roads & Perimeters: ensure the road network & community roads are consistently well maintained with regular attention to drainage, corrugations, dust control, speed zones and vegetation control along fences and pipelines
Contractor & Visitor Management: ensure all visitors and external consultants are appropriately screened, briefed and accompanied throughout their time at the organization's operations and ensure all biosecurity protocols and procedures are adhered to.
Training & Development: Oversee department training as directed by the GTM and QA Officer and ensure regular training and constant compliance is achieved.
Asset Management: assist the GTM in the daily oversight of the Incinerator, Effluent Pump Stations, Solar Farm, Reservoirs, Water Treatment and feed plant and take on specific hands-on management when required.
Logistics: work with the General Manager, Stores Manager to ensure an effective and timeous scheduling of freight and supplies between Ume and mainland farms.
Assist the GTM with annual budget planning for CAPEX and OPEX needs and ensure these are appropriately priced, costed and sourced at best opportunity.
Work with the Projects Administrator and support the GTM to ensure all projects are managed to appropriate standards with key attention to time, quality and cost and hand over.
Meeting attendance, minute taking – attend operational meetings with the GTM on behalf of the technical department where updates and status reports can be provided to the wider business.
Report writing on key developments, progress reports and budget compliance and project progress tracking across the business
Dynamic, energetic, innovative thinker with a proactive approach to solving problems under pressure. A can-do attitude, problem solver is desirable.
Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Basic CAD software beneficial
Demonstrated experience and familiarity in a precision, agricultural or livestock operation.
Understanding of water and electrical reticulations, building principles, construction methodology and plant (Grader/JCB/Tractor/Forklifts/Telehandler) maintenance is advantageous
Duties to include:
Booking in of vehicles and inspection
Opening and closing off job cards
Allocation of jobs to technicians
Quality check, quality assurance, test drives
Customer liaison and customer relations management
Ensuring that customers do not mill in the workshop and are sat in the customer waiting area.
Budget and budget management
Management of hygienic factors
Implementation of the Workshop Standard Operating Procedures to its full spirit and intent.
Enforcement of Safety and Health Standards
Excellent communication skills
Team player, initiative and self-assertive
Duties to include:
Conduct regular maintenance on machinery, systems, and automotive vehicles
Meet with clients to better understand their concerns and identify the issue
Assemble mechanical components according to specifications
Examine machines and oversee diagnostic tests to determine functionality problems
Design a plan of action for all maintenance tasks and upgrades
Maintain work logs, repairs, and maintenance records
Monitor inventory and order new parts when necessary
Offer consultation on maintenance and preventative procedures to machine and vehicle users
Perform vehicle assessments and alert clients on issues that will prohibit their vehicles from passing inspection
Able to work on their own, and work under pressure
Good with pneumatic diagnostic, engine and gearbox rebuilds
Shows initiative and good communication skills
Able to travel for breakdowns
Inspecting, troubleshooting, and repairing semi-truck and trailer bodies, systems, and components.
Performing preventative maintenance measures on semi-trucks and trailers.
Assembling and dissembling vehicle engines and cleaning the fuel tanks.
Maintaining hubs and axles and adjusting or replacing them when required.
Inspecting, servicing, and replacing trailer parts, including tires.
Checking and repairing the brake, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
Testing all systems and equipment for performance issues.
Ensuring that trailers meet the U.S. Department of Transportation's road safety requirements.
Compiling inspection reports, documenting repairs, and reporting all findings to management.
Responding as soon as possible to client queries.
Extensive experience with vehicle diagnostic equipment.
Exceptional understanding of mechanical and technical information.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Manual dexterity, experience with hand tools, and physical strength.
Duties to include
Installing new vehicle wiring systems.
Installing and troubleshooting immobilizer and alarm systems.
Gathering information from customers about issues with their electrical system.
Diagnosing electrical issues and proposing a course of action.
Providing customers with estimated time and cost for repairs.
Repairing and replacing faulty wiring or electrical systems.
Servicing of electrical automotive parts.
Servicing and repairing electrical systems on vehicles.
Maintaining a clean working environment.
Ability to operate electrical diagnostic equipment
Interpret blueprints, drawings, and measurements to plan layouts.
Weld small and large components.
Use specialized machinery for industrial welding and oversee machines that perform the same job.
Maintain and repair all machinery.
Assess welded surfaces, structures and components to identify errors.
Follow and enforce strict safety regulations such as wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes.
Monitor machinery for appropriate usage and temperature.
Weld components in flat, vertical, and overhead positions.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and designs.
Outstanding attention to detail.
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Oversee operations in an auto service unit to ensure compliance with quality standards
Contact clients and convince them to bring vehicles to their unit for repairs
Oversee the inspection of automobiles to identify faulty components and facilitate process for repairs
Supervise the activities of automotive service technicians to ensure efficient job performance and timely repairs
Conduct price negotiations with clients to reach a favorable bargain for both management and client
Oversee the hiring and training of an effective auto service team
Maintain accurate record of all accounts and relevant financial information
Monitor inventory to regulate and ensure availability of required vehicle parts
Ensure automotive service staff comply with environmental laws and regulations
Oversee the procurement of vehicle parts, automotive equipment and various other items required in an auto service department
Evaluate the performance of automotive service staff in order to acknowledge efficient employees and guide underperforming ones
Listen to client complaints and assist in addressing their issues and resolving challenges
Oversee the disposal of wastes such as used engine oil, soot to ensure adherence to health and safety laws
Assign and schedule work duties to auto service staff according to their skills
Follow up customers to obtain feedback and ensure they are satisfied with received service
Attend workshops and study relevant publications to stay up-to-date with developments in the automotive service industry.
Driving to the job site.
Inspecting trucks, cranes, bulldozers, and other heavy equipment for proper performance.
Diagnosing faults using computerized testing equipment.
Adjusting equipment and replacing faulty parts.
Repairing damaged equipment parts.
Cleaning, lubricating, and conducting routine services on heavy-duty vehicles.
Cleaning and servicing of machine attachments like winches, blades, and side booms.
Performing major repair work when necessary.
Consulting with other mechanics on smaller jobs.
Reporting damaged or faulty equipment to management.
Install, maintain and repair electrical control, wiring, and lighting systems.
Read technical diagrams and blueprints.
Perform general electrical maintenance.
Inspect transformers and circuit breakers and other electrical components.
Troubleshoot electrical issues using appropriate of testing devices.
Repair and replace equipment, electrical wiring, or fixtures.
Follow National Electrical Code state and local building regulations.
Circuit breaker corrective maintenance.
Good knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems.
Good knowledge of various test equipment.
Able to take over smooth operations of the workshop.
Responsible for planning, job allocation and job flow in the workshop and on site including job scheduling and labour allocation for day to day operations.
Leading and motivating a team of mechanics, technicians, and workshop staff
Manage costs for repairs and spare parts in the interest of the company
Focused and Driven
Excellent leadership and communication skills
Strong creative thinking and problem solving skills
The ability to work under pressure and handle stress
Responsible to the Engineer, the foreman works within his area of responsibility to organize and supervise the work for his staff. The foreman also coordinates activities with artisans and other workers, and performs work within his trade certification when required(hands on).
The foreman is expected to communicate with employees the Employer’s expectations of workplace performance including advising, directing, initiating letters of direction, and when necessary, disciplining employees for any performance deficiencies.
Reviews work requests to determine personnel requirements, procures materials necessary, ensures tools and equipment are available, and establishes a schedule to complete the work within acceptable time and quality parameters.
Maintains a working inventory of parts, supplies or equipment for his area of responsibility.
Procures goods and services from vendors when required using petty cash, standing purchase orders, purchasing card or other means.
Ensures that all timecards for his staff are accurate and submitted to payroll within specified timelines.
Ensures work area, tools and equipment in his area are cleaned.
Performs other assigned duties related to the above.
WORKING CONDITIONS/OCCUPATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
Sufficient sight and hearing to perform related job duties.
Able to lift and carry supplies and equipment required to perform his duties in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
Able to perform related physical and mental activities.
Able to work in a highly active physical environment.
Maintain a cooperative working relationship with other workers, suppliers, administrators, supervisors, and the suppliers.
Estimate time, materials, equipment and manpower required to complete projects safely and efficiently through the entire cycle of work, from beginning of estimate to completion of project.
Adapt to changing circumstances and the flexibility to adapt plans and schedules to meet unforeseen circumstances.
Ability to supervise the work of others.
Read and interpret plans, drawings and specifications.
Understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
Communicate clearly and effectively with workers and non-construction related personnel both verbally and in writing.
Use his interpersonal skills to solve minor grievances or employee disagreements using conflict resolution techniques.
Perform duties in compliance with Mining, Management & Safety reg
Provide high quality professional advice
Identify and provide solutions to challenging engineering problems
Act as a technical resource as well as Project Manager as and when required
Ensure that projects are completed on time and on budget
Train and supervise the development of staff
Manage clients and maintain client satisfaction
Prepare tender proposals
Maintain corporate knowledge of financial and management requirements
Develop alternative professional solutions to be competitive in the market and be at the forefront of cutting-edge technology
Technical and financial management of projects
Assist the Functional Group with obtaining and maintaining the required resources and the technical know-how to undertake relevant projects
Undertake assessments, analysis and design
Take an active interest in continuously enhancing self and group knowledge and to be familiar with the majority of relevant software used
Perform monthly financial reporting tasks as required by line manager
Input into the project budgets and project finance
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Project management and leadership skills
Ability to use analytical tools including commercial software
Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary environment
Sound knowledge of Quality Assurance (QA)
Duties to include
Develop business strategies in line with the functions business plan in conjunction with business objectives and the overall national and company strategic objectives
Marketing within the region as well as focusing on key clients who have a national and multi- functional impact
Proactive approach in developing work or being aware of what projects are likely to come up from key clients
Responsible for the commercial and business management of Regional Functional Group. This includes financial management, client liaison and contract administration of the selected projects
Develop and maintain key client relationships in the sector
Submission of Expression of Interest (EOIs) and proposals
Responsible for the overview of proposals submitted by the functional team
Manage the functional overhead, proposal and marketing budgets
Win and deliver location based functional group projects
Ensure projects are completed on time and on budget and apply quality management system
Ensure all resource processes are functioning within the team, this involves monitoring and improving processes within the function group
Monitor staff utilisation levels to ensure staff are fully utilised – target is optimal utilisation, ensuring profitability and the development of people
Ensure projects are adequately resourced in terms of numbers and capabilities
Identify and review suitable training and mentoring with staff members.
Ensure documentation, reporting and communication is appropriately achieved
Manage or be part of a multidisciplinary team to deliver project milestones
Mentor and challenge staff
Responsible for assigning Project Managers on projects and monitoring their performance
Work directly with the Functional General Manager on issues of national utilisation, knowledge management and process control related to functional group
Utilise and work with Chief Technical Principals where applicable
Mentor and develop quality project management resources within the region’s business
Monthly reporting to management on staff utilisation, profitability, forecasting, staff wellness, project deliverables, client relationships, WIP and AR
Ability to market and develop relationships
Quality, professionalism, technical innovation and excellence
The overall responsibility is to coordinate maintenance needs for the School and/or other facilities and oversee construction projects as determined by the Operations Director. The Property Development & Maintenance Coordinator will also ensure that all projects and programs receive the quality and timely services and sees that rigorous systems and controls are in place to mitigate the potential risks related to health and safety, mismanagement of resources, legal compliance and child protection.
Communications clearly and effectively both verbally and written.
Ability to work well with others in a multi-disciplinary and cross-cultural environment.
Must be willing to oversee the department and a few staff members
There will be need to travel out to customers if there is a breakdown or if services need to be attended to
Must be willing to work on tractors and put in extra time when required
Excellent communication skills
Installations, maintenance and repairs of all mechanical equipment and machinery.
Recommends cost saving best practices to the Maintenance Supervisor
Attends swiftly and timeously to electrical and mechanical faults reported to the maintenance team
Discusses work that requires priority and then monitors progress on the work updating the Maintenance Supervisor daily.
Liaises with the Maintenance Supervisor regarding the laid down maintenance plan.
Checks all machines daily and ensures that they are working correctly.
Liaises with the Maintenance Supervisor on spare parts or outwork required to complete the job.
Adhere to safety health environment and quality systems
Excellent communication skills
Knowledge of mechanical; and electrical faults
Undertaking the technical assessment of claims and producing the technical summary
Identification of qualifying R&D projects and expenditure through participation in technical discussions
Ensuring R&D claims meet the requirements of the relevant tax legislation and guidelines
Support of R&D Tax Relief claims in the event of enquiries
Actively developing and promoting both internally and externally the firm’s R&D tax offering
Taking a flexible approach to core working hours and a willingness to meet exacting service delivery standards
Attending meetings, building and developing effective working relationships with colleagues, intermediaries and other networks to develop further opportunities and business over time
Continuously developing own knowledge and skills and to keep technical knowledge up to date
Representing the Firm at seminars, presentations and other events
Other Be aware of and comply with the firm’s policies at all times
Record time accurately using the existing timesheet process
Take on any other duties appropriate to the grade and level of responsibility
Be aware of the firm’s risk management and practice assurance procedures and ensure compliance
Ensure continuing professional development is up to date at all times
Strong numerical ability
Curiosity, awareness and an interest in the fields of science, technology and innovation
Be highly proactive in the approach to new work opportunities
Team player and ability to work on own initiative
Able to project a professional, credible image
Ability to demonstrate a high level of commercial awareness
Trustworthy and able to maintain confidentiality.
Capable of working extended hours and over the weekend if need be
Hungry to climb the corporate ladder and excel in this position
Duties and Responsibilities include but are not subject to:
Create Written Maintenance Records
Perform Diagnostics on Diesel Systems
Repair Diesel Engines
Conduct Routine Maintenance
Inspect Mechanical Components
Perform maintenance and repair on customer vehicles.
Identify problems with vehicles using the diagnostic equipment.
Explain automotive repairs and issues and provide great customer service.
Plan repair procedures using charts manuals and experience.
Test the functionality of parts and systems
Perform basic auto care and maintenance tasks such as oil changes, fluid level checks, and tire rotation.
Repair and replace brake pads, wheel bearings, sensors and other parts.
Perform routine maintenance and general mechanic work on vehicles.
Prepared to get additional certification as needed.
Willingness to learn with hands-on training.
Help keep repair shop clean and organized.
Keep a professional appearance.
Must read, interpret and transcribe data in order to maintain accurate records.
Perform routine maintenance and other tasks in a fast-paced environment.
May lift objects that weigh as much as 50 lbs
Conduct regular maintenance on machinery, systems, and automotive vehicles.
Meet with clients to better understand their concerns and identify the issue.
Assemble mechanical components according to specifications.
Examine machines and oversee diagnostic tests to determine functionality problems.
Design a plan of action for all maintenance tasks and upgrades.
Maintain work logs, repairs, and maintenance records.
Monitor inventory and order new parts when necessary.
Offer consultation on maintenance and preventative procedures to machine and vehicle users.
Perform vehicle assessments
In-depth knowledge of Case Equipment is essential
Knowledge of vehicle diagnostic equipment and mechanical systems.
Strong attention to detail with an aptitude for problem-solving.
Excellent communication skills.
* Lead and support the maintenance team ensuring adequate training is in place, processes are in place and appraisals are carried out.
* Pre-emptively deal with Maintenance Issues by doing preventative maintenance schedules.
* Continuously identify opportunities for improvement in services, products and systems to secure maximum efficiencies.
* Developing & managing maintenance services budgets.
* Liaising with contractors when required and establishing and maintaining service contracts.
* Ensures maintenance compliance to statutory Health & Safety regulation.
* Responsible for managing maintenance and project priorities and scheduling of workloads for subcontractors.
* Provide reports and recommendations on capital expenditure to replace or upgrade equipment.
* Provide weekly reports on work carried out and performance of in-house and external contractors.
* Establish and maintain a maintenance job card process for transparency of jobs and volumes to enable feedback to the management teams on the progress of work.
* Management of the unit access procedures for staff & sub-contractors, including assessment of method statements and risk assessments where required.
* Observes the safety standards and procedures of the unit at all times and ensures that they are maintained in order to safeguard the safety of staff, visitors and installations.
* Coordination of agreed expenditure with the COO.
* Undertake special ad hoc projects as required/necessary.
* Ensure all staff training and refreshers are to date.
* Maintain team’s personnel files in liaison with HR/admin.
* Strong Plumbing & Welding Skills.
* Knowledge of statutory Health & Safety regulations.
* Knowledge of Processes & Systems in Food Manufacturing.
* Team Management Skills & Experience.
Designing, manufacturing, maintenance and installing components that fulfill requirements.
Analyzing problems or deficiencies and developing solutions to resolve them.
Conducting experiments and evaluations to improve and innovate product designs.
Creating plans and designs using CAD technology.
Estimating budgets and time scopes for each project.
Writing technical documentation for machine operators.
Ensuring that products meet compliance regulations.
Collaborating with project managers and other engineers in our team.
Ability to run simulations and analyze test data.
Ability to write clear and comprehensive technical documentation.
Highly analytical mind, with exceptional problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Main duties and responsibilities
Mechanical maintenance of all plants
Attending to mechanical breakdowns and upgrades
Developing and implementing a Computerized planned maintenance system
Excellent communication, time management, and organizational skills.
Develop the workshop to a standard required to complete to full servicing of the vehicles and farming equipment.
Develop systems to ensure the maintenance of sufficient spares to be able to carry out services when required without putting significant strain on the Farm by holding too much stock as well as ensuring orders are done for replacement of stock as cannot afford not to have the stock in a remote area
Develop systems which allow spares inventory to be maintained individually for the four different companies without any mix up or crossover use of spares
Develop systems which allow for the efficient servicing of vehicles every 5000km or for the farm vehicles. This will involve working closely with the operations/Farm/Warehouse manager to ensure that the vehicles are available for service when required
Service the vehicles to ensure minimal down time. Preemptive maintenance is imperative as the vehicles often spend long periods in remote locations where the roads/farm accessibility are in poor condition due to rainy season and development in certain areas of farm.
Any breakdowns outside Lusaka due to poor maintenance are hugely costly to repair and cause significant delays and pressure on farm responsibilities
• Ensure all vehicles have valid fitness, road tax and insurance
• Any other activities within reason that may be required in order to ensure the fleet of vehicles is always at its optimum
workshop kept neat and tidy
all tools packed away and no lost tools
spares levels maintained sufficiently to service vehicles without having large amounts of dead stock
ability to work independently and accurately
ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools.
to be thorough and pay attention to detail.
Duties and Responsibilities:
*Servicing and Maintenance of large cross border trucks.
*Running of workshop.
*Management of staff.
*Record keeping of all service records, maintenance history and stock.
*Sourcing, ordering and buying spares.
Ability to work as part of a team.
Responsible for managing the production and delivery of high quality feed.
Responsible for Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance
Development, implementation and supervision of maintenance systems, processes and documentation
Maintenance planning, scheduling and projects planning.
Oversee all feed mill activities and staff management.
Cultivate positive and productive working relationships with mill staff and other management.
Identify training needs.
Inventory and Spares management
Responsible for presenting regular progress reports and any improvements that can be made.
Proficient computer skills.
Excellent communication skills
Oversee work being done on a local fleet and cross border fleet
Handle the paperwork
Checking job cards when jobs are done
Reporting problems with vehicles or trailers to the Transport Manager
Ability to supervise a team of workshop artisans
Strong technical diagnostic skills
Ensure management plan is maintained and standards adhered to develop and implement business plan aligned to best practices & objectives
Manage & monitor all aspects of site operations, service, planning and parts support to meet requirements.
Ensure efficient and effect, customer support
Maintain and develop customer relationship
Monitor and report site budgets and business plans
Manage service level agreements with key service providers and stakeholders
Compile service level agreement & monitor aftermarket services
Manage inventory levels in accordance with planned, critical and contingency levels to support set targets.
Manage P&L, site budgets and targets are met by the Branch
Monitor customer status and needs
Monitor and ensure oversight of job/maintenance are executed to the highest standards
Manage and support all product support campaigns and projects
Manage procurement & logistics activities for the Branch
Ensure a high level of asset management and maintenance
Compliant with legislative requirements & company policies
Ensure quality assurance in all processes
Develop and implement procedures
Manage team performance
Encourage continuous improvement across all processes and policies
Good communication skills
Good customer relations
Advanced knowledge of machines & equipment
Apply effective planning & forecasting management
Apply effective and well disciplined oversight of service activities
Initially it would be a Multi Functional role being very hands on with some admin and will grow to a position of admin and managing a team.
Attention to detail
Must be able to think logically and clearly
Must have self-discipline and able to work on your own
Improving the workshop standards
We would like you to start to manage all the technical teams and train them where necessary
Implementing best practice procedures in the workshop
Managing workshop activity
Servicing and maintenance of Equipment
Able to work under pressure
Good reporting skills
The Workshop Technical Manager is responsible for maintenance and repair of all fleets.
The focus is on defining, implementing, improving and maintaining state of the art workshop systems.
The Workshop Technical Manager has overall responsibility for all workshop operations at all times.
The scope of responsibilities of the Workshop Technical Manager covers all Workshop areas (Mechanics, Trailers, Repair Shop, Panel Beating, Electricians, Welders, Oil, Paint and Washbay) and the fleet (the fleet includes: forklifts, company cars, generators, trucks, trailers and any other machinery and or vehicles used, overseeing and developing each area and managing the human resources, in order to guarantee the efficiency and quality of service within the Company
IT knowledge: good knowledge of Microsoft Office products (word; excel);
English – full command of the English language, both written and spoken;
Time availability: willingness to work long days and weekends as per workload.
Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and labour allocation for day-to-day operations
Co-ordinate resources, (operational and human) schedules and activities to effectively manage jobs.
Ensure supplies are ordered for each job
Assist with quoting, project management, materials purchasing and quality checks
Ensure correct job numbers are used and that time records are correct
Provide oversight and check job estimates
Manage inward goods, checking quantities, dispatching goods, and receipting invoices
Regularly report progress on each job and quickly communicate delays or concerns with the Director – HR Director. Report on manpower overruns or shortfalls
Act as a technical adviser on key projects and other areas of the business as requested
Work with the Director - Operations to respond to client’s requests for updates on the status of their jobs and keep the communication channels open to ensure information is accurate
Identify client’s needs and explain/demonstrate AMS's services to them, which may involve technical descriptions of products and the way they may be used
Receive and review feedback from customers and follow up to ensure customer satisfaction
Work with the Directors to investigate customer complaints and concerns arising from products and suggest appropriate solutions. Discuss with team to identify appropriate course of action
Develop and implement systems to record, file and store information pertaining to client enquiries
Identify staff that require on-going training and implement training opportunities to ensure their skills are improved
Provide feedback to staff that are not performing to the expected level and ensure human resources are informed of trends in performance
Promote a Health and Safety culture within the business
Ability to work with people at various levels from shop floor to senior management
CAD drawing skills are an advantage but not essential
Project management experience
People management skills
Computer literacy with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel
Quality and productivity focused
• Able to understand, design and develop irrigation systems that will produce the best results for the area.
• Should be able to bring in sales following department’s set targets.
• Managing irrigation projects during installation and supervising all irrigation technicians.
• Auditing irrigation system installations and following up on sales.
• Identifying potential clients and establishing relationships.
• Have to keep the records of the designs of all farmers in the concerned area perfectly and with transparency
• should be able to speak, understand and write English
• Should have good interpersonal skills and able to analyze the problems.
• Should be open to work in rural areas as it is the work related to the rural development.
Reviewing previous days’ production run by clarifying cause(s) of problems, where relevant and communicating problems and plans to relevant parties.
Planned daily actions and organized resources.
Ensuring smooth production run.
Attending to call outs
Fixing of basic breakdowns and elementary machine faults
Correct selection of equipment and tools.
Updated activity sheets.
Updated mould cards.
Changes done in specified time in relation to type of mould and with 100% accuracy
Start up with minimum scrap
Hourly checking of the machine settings as well as end of day checking using hourly checklists.
Monitoring timekeeping of staff.
Managing staff performance
Maintain good housekeeping.
Team player, Planning and Organisational Skills<b>
Duties to include:
Running diagnostic tests on vehicles and equipment
Analyzing diagnostic test results.
Replacing engines, steering mechanisms, transmissions and braking systems.
Test driving vehicles to gauge performance.
Performing preventative maintenance on service trucks.
Maintaining detailed records of serviced vehicles.
Adhering to an inspection procedure checklist.
Maintaining a parts inventory.
Ensuring the cleanliness of the workshop
Attention to detail