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Simba Corp Team Leader (Mechanical) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Simba Corporation is one of Kenya’s most successful indigenous
commercial group of companies with a rich heritage in Motor Vehicle
sales and service. Simba Corporation is the sole distributor in Kenya
for Mitsubishi, BMW, Fuso Trucks & Buses and Mahindra. 
Simba
Corporation also has diversified business interests in fields such as
Vehicle Assembly, Hospitality,Venture Capital, Financial Services and
Entertainment.
In line with its strategy of growth and innovation to be market leader, we are recruiting for the following position:
Position: Team Leader (Mechanical)
 

 

Openings: One (1)
 
Subsidiary: Power Systems Division
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Reports to: Technical Service Manager
 
Job Purpose: To guarantee the quality of mechanical repairs for the customers, in a timely manner, through efficient utilization of the mechanical team.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Receive and interrogate initial customer complaints and guide diagnosis for the other check points;
  • Carry out Port-PDI of all sets received in line with Manufacturer’s recommendations and file feedback reports within stipulated timelines. Customer-PDI to be done 100% prior to collection/delivery and similarly for Commissioning/Run-in report as per manufacturer’s requirements;
  • Develop the control checks and SOPs that will be needed to ensure quality work performance and train the electrical team to be able to deliver against such standards;
  • Design a check-list to allow for random after service/repair inspection for quality assurance audits;
  • Follow up repairs that may have been identified during initial customer complaints;
  • Ensure that job cards are opened and closed as per company guidelines and at all times a maximum of 25% of monthly billing is WIP. This calls for effective coordination with Parts department so as to ensure parts availability at all times;
  • Grow AMCs as a long term revenue stream with concerted efforts in making sure that at the time of commissioning, the service contract is availed to the client with emphasis on the need to service the generator well during warranty period; and
  • Any other related duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Required qualifications and experience:
  • Minimum of a Diploma in either Mechanical or Automotive Engineering.
  • At least 5 years’ relevant experience dealing with Cummins, Volvo, Cat and/or Doosan engines.
  • Must have a valid driving license with a minimum 5 years’ active driving experience.
  • Must be familiar with the use of computers and manufacturers’ IT systems for warranty, TBs, RM and MS Office.
  • OR
  • Minimum of a MET III with 10 years’ relevant experience in a similar role.
  • Must have a valid driving license with a minimum 5 years’ active driving experience.
  • Must be familiar with the use of computers and manufacturers’ IT systems for warranty, TBs, RM and MS Office.
Critical Competencies required:
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills.
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Process improvement and customer focused.
If you can clearly demonstrate your abilities to meet the relevant criteria for the role above, please send your application letter accompanied by your CV, citing the relevant job being applied for, to vacancies@simbacolt.com.

The deadline for applications is Friday 22nd July 2016. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 


Updated: July 19, 2016 — 11:45 am
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