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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Truck Workshop Team Leader Job at Mobikey - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Truck Workshop Team Leader 

Jobs at:

Deadline of this Job:
27th September 2018 

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda 

Date Posted: 30th August 2018 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed , Employment Type: Full-Time 


Mobikey is the official importer for the Ugandan market of MAN Truck & Bus AG, one of the leading international suppliers of commercial vehicles and transport solutions. We offer new and used trucks and buses, full service support and MAN genuine spare parts. MAN vehicles are characterized by a high degree of craftsmanship, emphasized cost-effectiveness, reliability and durability in the toughest operating conditions. Our goal is that besides reliable and efficient vehicles, high standards of business and staff competence ultimately results in even better service for all users of MAN vehicles.

Job Summary: The Truck workshop Team leader oversees the activities of a team of auto-technicians by allocating the workload, tools, floor space and materials to facilitate efficient completion of scheduled repairs and services.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Allocate the workload to assigned team.
  • Ensure adequate maintenance of tools, equipment, and other materials in the department.
  • Ensure that the area is adequately staffed to achieve objectives and that technicians are supplied with the necessary equipment to perform the required tasks.
  • Assess impact of delays, interruptions or changes in plans and implement appropriate courses of action to minimize issues.
  • Provide advice and technical assistance to team members.
  • Review the monthly performance in collaboration with other team leaders to determine where improvements can be made.
  • Analyze current procedures and activities to identify and present opportunities for improvement.
  • Orient new team members (. explain work hours, procedures, use of equipment etc) to familiarize them with work surroundings.
  • Explain job expectations and procedures to ensure that new team members understand their respective duties.
  • Coach and develop the job-related skills of team members to facilitate improvements in their job performance.
  • Maintain good relationships with customers by meeting and exceeding their expectations.
  • Undertake additional related responsibilities as required.
  • Ensure that all the technicians are with up to date trainings.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The Truck Workshop Team Leader must have three years of experience in the same field
  • Automotive systems (vehicle layout, function and location of parts)
  • Knowledge of mechanical issues, warranties, service and general repairs
  • MS Office
  • Technically competent with ability to train others
  • Organizational ability
  • Detail oriented
  • Good communication in English – written and oral, Arabic a plus
  • Leading & Supervising
  • Team Orientation
  • Customer & Quality Focus
Job application procedure
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs and cover letters with three professional referees to the address via Email to: . Address to: Plot 8 Kitante Close, P.O. Box 12405 Kampala. NB: E-mails that exceed 2MB will not be considered. While we thank all applicants for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification.