Workshop Manager vacancy

Wednesday, 22 June, 2022

A well-established fruit farm, based on the Overberg of the Western Cape, is looking for an organized, energetic and experienced Workshop Manager with a combination of well-developed planning, communication and managerial skills, to join their team.
The position will be suitable for a person who is results driven and has attention to detail. The person must be able to manage staff and contract workers effectively and productively. A technical skilled background with experience within the Agricultural industry will count in the person's favor.

The workshop position, reports directly to the Production Manager of the business unit and is overall responsible for the following key performance areas, namely:
(a) Tractors, Vehicles, and equipment (b) Agri Implements (c) Machinery (d) Maintenance

• Preventative service, maintenance and reparations on tractors, vehicles & equipment;
• Planning, monitoring and implementing maintenance actions (machinery and infrastructure)
• Stock management of machinery, equipment and tools;
• Hire and supervise tradesmen during installations, repairs or maintenance (electricians, plumbers etc.)
• Contribute to the development of maintenance budget and ensure compliance
• Effective planning and managing of workshop & maintenance teams work schedules
• Ensure adherence to quality standards and health and safety regulations
• All other tasks related to the role.

• Minimum Grade 12;
• A relevant technical qualification will be advantageous;
• Mechanical experience i.e. tractors, Agri machinery is a strong requirement;·
• 5 years or more experience in a similar position within Agriculture;·
• Strong planning, leadership and task orientated skills;·
• Computer literate in MS Office, specifically Excel and Outlook;·
• Productive and cost-management orientated abilities;·
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;·
• Valid driver’s license

Please send an updated CV, with two contactable references to before the 08 July 2022. If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.