Workshop Manager needed at SKG Properties

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Job title : Workshop Manager

Job Location : Eastern Cape, East London

Deadline : July 14, 2024

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Role Overview:

As the Workshop Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective operation of our workshop, managing a team of technicians and mechanics, and maintaining high-quality standards for all repairs and maintenance work. Your role will be critical in ensuring that our fleet vehicles are well-maintained and in top working condition, minimising downtime and maximising their productivity.


  • Manage workshop operations:
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the workshop, including planning, scheduling, resource allocation, and quality control.
  • Monitor and analyse workshop performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing solutions.
  • Team management: lead and motivate a team of technicians and mechanics to ensure they are working efficiently and effectively.
  • Budget management: Monitor and manage workshop expenses to ensure they are within budget.
  • Inventory management:
  • Maintain accurate inventory records and ensure that all necessary tools and equipment are available for use and that all stock levels are adequate.
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance and repairs, including costs and parts used.
  • Quality control: implement and maintain quality control measures to ensure that all work meets the company’s standards and expectations.
  • Training and development: Identify training needs, conducting performance appraisals and providing coaching and development opportunities for workshop staff to improve their skills and knowledge.
  • Health and safety: Ensure that all workshop operations are carried out in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Customer service:
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction by providing timely and quality service.
  • Communicate effectively with other departments to coordinate fleet maintenance and repairs.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients and suppliers.
  • Reporting: Prepare and submit regular reports on workshop operations, including productivity, expenses, and any issues or concerns.


  • Must be a qualified Diesel Mechanic
  • Minimum of 10 years experience including apprenticeship
  • At least 10 years of experience in fleet management or automotive repair in a management role
  • Demonstrated ability to lead large technical teams 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record


  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in computer software and maintenance management systems
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities

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