Workshop Manager at Saroafrica International Limited – Recruitbros

Workshop Manager at Saroafrica International Limited

  • Full Time
  • Edo

Website Saroafrica International Limited

Saroafrica International Limited

At Saroafrica International, we believe in turning challenges, stemming from customers’ needs into success stories. This has motivated and inspired our journey from the beginning.

Our flagship company, Saro Agrosciences, was founded out of a desire to satisfy under-served customers in the crop protection industry especially with the departure of multinationals due to an unfavorable economic environment in 1991.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Workshop Manager

Location: Edo
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties / Responsibilities
Primarily Duties:

  • Organize all Mechanical Workshop Activities
  • Maintain a team of properly trained mechanics, commensurate to the needs of the operations; recommend new hires and layoffs when required
  • Recommend and monitor (in coordination with the Stores Manager) a stock of critical spare parts for maintenance and repairs of the heavy and light duty equipment of the Company
  • Organize and plan, in coordination with all Departments, preventive maintenance of all thermic engines, machinery, and equipment, including Gensets
  • Organize and plan in advance training for tractor drivers and heavy-duty equipment operators
  • Report regularly on activities, and issue strategic recommendations to the Technical Director and the Managing Director with regards to the adequacy of equipment, training needs, and any other relevant aspect.

Machine Shop Basics:

  • Examine the defective machinery and equipment to determine the nature and location of these defects.
  • Disassemble the machine or equipment, wholly or partly to establish the worn or damaged parts and establish a properly documented diagnostic for future reference.
  • Repair or replace defective parts. (If necessary, using machine tools and other specialized equipment, carry out metal cutting, rectifications, planning and shaping, and construction of other missing parts).
  • Assemble the pieces, carrying out additional machining work if necessary to ensure a precise fit.
  • Check the equipment is completely reassembled and make the necessary adjustments.
  • Check, adjust and lubricate machinery and equipment.
  • Perform other works to maintain machinery or equipment in good working condition.

Education and Experience

  • Excellent knowledge in the field of Technical Management (minimum training level Technical Engineer).
  • B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field (minimum of Second Class Upper division)
  • Should have 10 years of industry experience in a mechanical workshop out of which 5 years should be in a managerial role
  • Experience with light and heavy-duty machinery (Komatsu, JCB, Caterpillar) is a must
  • Fair knowledge of generating sets (Perkins, Cummins, etc.) will be desired
  • Understanding the use of lathe machines for fabrications is an added advantage
  • Age Requirement: 30 – 45 years old.

Application Closing Date
27th September 2022.

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