Fresh Job Opening At APM Terminals
We are looking for a Maintenance and Repair Manager to assist with the daily operations of the technical department.
The opportunity to be part of a high performance team that ensures West Africa Container Terminal Ltd. operate the most efficient, safe and profitable business in the region.
Ensures that the overhauls, preventative maintenance and repair of the vehicle fleet and other port equipment are maintained and/or repaired in a cost effective manner, with consideration given to quality and longer duration of equipment.
Supervises the maintenance and repair of all of the vehicle fleet, including tractor trailers, Reach Stackers and other technical support equipment (electrical, electronic and mechanical).
Ensure that the equipment is maintained in a safe and reliable working condition in accordance with planned preventive maintenance program and to identify and rectify repetitive problems.
Monitor and develop maintenance staff to ensure technical skills are maintained, and that a transfer of that knowledge is made to nationals whenever appropriate.
Ensure that breakdowns are repaired promptly, and that the repair work does not disrupt the Operations. Control overtime through adequate planning and scheduling.
Ensures that planning, scheduling, and unscheduled repairs are carried out efficiently and cost effectively, with quality service.
Oversees the administrative requirements of the Workshop, including warranty obligations, inspection records, manual updates, equipment defect reports, maintenance services, policies, procedures, and practices.
Reviews and recommends updates to maintenance services policies and procedures to ensure quality, reliability, and efficiencies.
Reviews new equipment for suitability and makes recommendations, based on cost, availability, and needs of business operations.
Organize meetings with staff to communicate goals, objectives, and planning and scheduling, and to motivate group to achieve these goals.
Brief daily activities to Department Head and seek advice as required.
Maintains an effective safety program, coordinating safety training with HSE Department; ensures all injuries are reported timely, properly investigated, and measures taken to prevent future injuries. Ensures good housekeeping practices throughout the workshop.
Provides supervision and direction for the maintenance staff including the following:
Provides direction and instruction to subordinate staff, providing regular feedback and regular appraisals.
Counsels subordinates, up to and including discipline or termination recommendations.
Follows company management policies and procedures in the application of managing subordinates.
Who we are looking for
We are looking for an individual with the following qualifications;
Requires at least a high school diploma and additional vocational/technical education or a degree in Mechanical, Electrical engineering. Also must have additional training in both electrical and mechanical fields in any heavy industry.
Requires at least five to seven years of general supervisory experience in general maintenance section in any ports, mines, steel and manufacturing plants. Must have an additional five years of progressively more responsible maintenance and repair experience, including specific knowledge of electrical, electronic and mechanical and related subjects.
Requires specific technical knowledge of maintenance and repair of various vehicles, including tractor trailers, reach stackers and mobile cranes.
Must be able to interpret engineering drawings, layouts, and specifications.
Must have knowledge of general supervisory principles.
Must have a working knowledge of supervisory and leadership principles, with the ability to influence other team members in a positive way and lead a department of individuals.
Must be able to exercise good judgment in order to set priorities.
Must be customer service oriented, sensitive to the needs of the departments and others.
Requires intermediate to advanced verbal and written communications skills in English, in addition to effective interpersonal skills & knowledge of the local language.
Requires exceptional time management, due to fast-moving, demanding work environment.