Posted 5 months ago

Dangote Group is one of Nigeria’s most diversified business conglomerates with a hard – earned reputation for excellent business practices and products’ quality with its operational headquarters in the bustling metropolis of Lagos, Nigeria in West Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Workshop Manager

Job ID: Okpella – DCT 0026
Location: Okpella, Edo
Job type: Full time
Category: DCP – Operations

Job Summary / Mission

  • Plan and execute safe and efficient running of the mechanical Workshop
  • Ensure optimum plant and equipment availability and reliability through effective maintenance.

Operational & Functional

  • Ensure optimum plant and equipment availability and reliability through effective maintenance.
  • Plan and schedule maintenance resources for all equipment used for operations.
  • Supervise, coordinate and monitor the execution of scheduled work plans and unplanned emergency and breakdown work, determining sequence and assignments based on work priority and availability of truck and manpower.
  • Record observations and findings during diagnostics run and decide on the correct method of repair, as necessary.
  • Manage and lead a team of people in allocating workload and managing the day to day operations in the workshop for the various vehicle maintenance(electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic and mechanical) and ensuring productivity, efficiency and effectiveness of overall department.
  • Plan and organize preventive maintenance systems and delegate specific tasks to workshop staffs and record in SAP PM Module.
  • Ensure that warranties are properly followed up, monitored, and documented.
  • Hands-on supervision of all workshop activities, especially technical issues
  • Ensure the highest maintenance standards are applied and maintained using resources including costs.
  • Preparing Annual Operating plan for the workshop
  • Forecast and order spare parts for specific jobs/special job or for stock replenishment.
  • Material Requirement Planning (MRP) with specific reference to parts, & components for the workshop and coordination with the procurement team.
  • Supervise and follow up on actual progress of each individual repair job.
  • Provide on-the-job training as well as coaching and mentoring to mechanics and helpers.
  • Follow up repair order, registering the time taken to complete each task.
  • Responsible for reliability and dependability by providing all fields with the technical assistance that they require from the workshop.
  • Evaluate the training requirements of his subordinates and discuss/ agree training needs with the subordinates then communicate to the HAM & Admin Department.
  • Conduct final check/test driving for all vehicles prior to release.
  • Assists with the interviewing and conducts heads-on testing of technical applicants.
  • Support and full comply with company and departmental policies and procedures.
  • 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.
  • Review new equipment for suitability and make recommendations, based on cost, availability, and needs of business operations.
  • Oversees the administrative requirements of the Workshop, including warranty obligations, inspection records, manual updates, equipment defect reports, maintenance services, policies, procedures, and practices
  • Contribute to the overall performance of the service by executing the targets set for it.
  • Conduct its performance evaluation (PMS Evaluation Mi and end course).
  • Attend training to build skills.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned


  • University Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • Minimum of 18 years of relevant experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Very good troubleshooting skills
  • Very good organisational skills.
  • Very good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Very good oral and written communication skills.
  • Highly effective supervision skills and techniques
  • Knowledge of MS Office and/or SAP skills
  • Ability to enter, retrieve and analyse data
  • Good knowledge of ISO & API standards
  • Heavy industry and personnel management;
  • Field service management, maintenance planning and scheduling;
  • High attention to detail and compliance with rules


  • Private Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Training & Development

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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