Workshop Supervisor(heavy machinery)

General Information

HMD Africa
Job Type:
Date Posted:
Jun 16, 2017
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


General Responsibilities:

• The workshop supervisor is responsible for the day to day safe and efficient running of the mechanical workshop.
• The manager is responsible for budgets for the purchase of materials, fixings and fastenings and machine tools to ensure the smooth progression of projects through the workshop.
• Daily attendance and sickness records have to be kept alongside individual records of what work is carried out and on which projects. This is for project costing purposes and for traceability of components in case of problems arising.
• The workshop manager is responsible for maintaining a database of everything purchased work done and by whom.
• The workshop manager is responsible for the quality of the work carried out and performs incoming and outgoing inspection on all parts and assemblies or delegates that work.
• In a potentially very dangerous working environment the manager is responsible maintaining safe working practices.

Main Duties:

• Planning and monitoring work within the workshop, supervising the Space Instrument makers 25%
• Undertaking service and parts jobs during busy periods 25%
• Managing stock levels (e.g. materials, fixings and tooling) 10%
• Report on workloads, participating in project reviews and giving advice to project managers and Sales team 10%
• Maintaining material, fasteners databases 10%
• General administration for personnel and record keeping 10%
• Quality control 10%

• The workshop supervisor must hold a university degree in mechanical engineering or equivalent
• Minimum of 10 years experience in heavy machinery field.
• Computer skills and language ability
• Leadership skills and communication skills
• Hard worker, dynamic and trustworthy
• Experience in Africa is a PLUS.

Company Profile

HMD AFRICA is the leading trading company of world class heavy machinery and equipment. It is strongly related to the renowned dynamic network of HMD spread across Africa, and together, they consolidate the position of HMD’s brand as a pioneer in the industry.
HMD Africa deals with Light & heavy machinery products related to construction, Asphalt, Mining Etc..