Job Title: Automobile Workshop Manager
Location: Ile-Ife, Osun State
Job Type: Full Time
Job Brief Our Client, a major player in the Automobile Sector and Sales of Brand new Vehicles and Auto-maintenance, is seeking for a goal driven, energetic and experienced Automobile Workshop Manager, whose role is pivotal in overseeing and optimizing the operations of our auto workshop. Your primary responsibilities include managing a team of technicians, ensuring efficient and high-quality service delivery, and maintaining adherence to company policies and standards.
* Lead and delegate tasks to workshop technicians to ensure the prompt and quality servicing of customer vehicles.
* Receive service requests from our customer relations team and allocate them to technicians for execution.
* Collaborate closely with the customer relations officer to address and resolve customer complaints or issues related to vehicle servicing.
* Supervise and monitor the activities of the workshop team, providing guidance and support as needed.
* Maintain regular communication with the customer relations officer to keep them updated on the progress of customer vehicles.
* Conduct final inspections of vehicle repairs before delivery.
* Handle the pick-up and delivery of customer vehicles and perform other official assignments.
* Coordinate test drives of vehicles both before and after repairs.
* Be prepared to take on additional responsibilities as required to meet evolving business needs
* Work in coordination with the vendor manager to ensure the availability of necessary parts and verify their quality upon delivery. Additionally, organize the return of replaced parts to the vendor manager.
* Ensure that the workshop operates in full compliance with company policies and safety regulations. Report any compliance issues to the Operation Manager.
* Assist in the recruitment and training of technicians and other contractors evaluate their performance, and provide constructive feedback for skill enhancement.
* Manage external contractors like painters, panel beaters and electricians, ensuring that their work aligns with company standards.
* Maintain a clean and organized workshop environment, including tools and equipment. Implement improvements to enhance operational efficiency.
* Foster a collaborative team culture that promotes open communication, teamwork, and a strong customer-focused mindset.
* Provide technical assistance for complex vehicle diagnosis to the workshop team.
* Minimize recurring issues by closely supervising technicians and offering guidance.
* Create and maintain action plans for all vehicles in the workshop, providing regular updates.
* Ensure the maintenance and availability of tools and equipment, with a focus on improving work quality.
* OND, HND, B.Sc
* Proven 7years of experience as an Automobile Workshop Manager.
* Must have a valid driver's license
* Capability to estimate labor and material costs and manage procurement.
* Proficiency in maintaining stock records and preparing reports
* Proficiency in the use of computerized diagnostic tools and scanners.
* Comprehensive knowledge of standard workshop methods, practices, and trade-related techniques.
* Familiarity with occupational hazards and safety precautions.
* Strong skills in automobile repairs, car care, and related equipment.
* Ability to plan, organize, and supervise the work of technicians and other workshop personnel.
(Applicants outside Ile-Ife can apply,, accommodation available, Other Performance Bonus added)
Method of application
Interested and qualified applicants should forward their CV/Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and the subject should be the job title/ location.