Job Description: The Workshop Foreman assists the Workshop Technical Manager in J&J’s maintenance and repair of all fleets in Harare. The focus is to assist on defining, implementing, improving and maintaining state of the art workshop systems.

Job Requirements: Scope of Responsibilities

The Workshop Foreman assists in all Workshop areas and the fleet used within the Company, overseeing and developing each area and managing the human resources, in order to guarantee the efficiency and quality of service within the Company.

Duties And Responsibilities
Key Performance Indicators:

Provide efficient and effective day to day management of workshop and liaise with stores to ensure all parts and spares are available to fit;
Supervise, support and develop Workshop team, ensuring a high level of motivation, discipline and morale is maintained at all time;
Ensure that all workshop accidents are reported and investigated with the regulations in force and liaise with the management;
Ensure proper maintenance, servicing and roadworthiness of all vehicles are attended to on time and within agreed standard;
Conducts vehicle pre check, and assigns workshop representative to take the vehicle to the Government Vehicle Inspection Department (V.I.D) for inspection;
Test driving (in case no special license required) vehicles to ensure that they are functioning appropriately;
Ensure adherence to all standard operating procedures (SOP) provided by the manufacturer of the machine/vehicle or its agent;
Assist in designing and implementing state of the art workshop systems and processes;
Ensure FMS stores procedures and make sure that filled job orders are always kept up to date;
Identify cost saving opportunities;

Qualifications And Experience
Competences and Aptitudes

Good communication skills;
Good inter-personal skills and ability to work in a team;
Display high levels of responsibility and accountability;
Planning and Organization Skills;
Pro-active management style with initiative, dynamism and assertiveness approach;

Hard Skills – Background / Technical Competences

Academic Background: Apprenticeship/ Class One Journeyman
Experience required: 5-10 years, preferably in Transports, managing a medium/large workshop;

How To Apply