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Simba Corp Technical Service Manager (Power Systems Division) 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: Technical Service Manager
 

 

Opening: One (1)
 
Subsidiary: Power Systems Division
 
Location: Nairobi
 
Reports to: General Manager, Power Systems Division
 
Job Purpose: Responsible for planning, leading and managing daily technical activities in order to ensure customer satisfaction and to meet set contractual quality, financial, cost and time targets.
 
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Coordinate the Technical team so as to plan and manage daily maintenance, service, installation activities at customer sites and/or assigned team;
  • Ensure maintenance reliability and availability of the plant according to the terms in the contract;
  • Identify and actively seek to improve maintenance reliability and availability of the plants;
  • Ensure that the performance targets of the department are reached and continuously improved on;
  • Ensure that the condition of all generators and equipment is in accordance with all applicable guidelines and policies, and that corrective action is taken to correct any nonconformities;
  • Ensure that all work executed at plant and at customers’ premises is in compliance with required quality standards, health & safety standards, environmental standards, company standards and also conforms to the set customer site procedures and maintenance plan;
  • Preparation of reports, maintenance plans and budgets as instructed by the General Manager;
  • Implementation of contract management action plans, processes and guidelines;
  • Develop the maintenance working routines at the plant and at customers’ premises;
  • Maintain reasonable levels of consumable stock and tooling to ensure effective and efficient execution of service plans;
  • Train, coach and mentor the technical team for improved performance; and
  • Any other related duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Required qualifications and experience:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering.
  • Must have at least 5 to 8 years’ relevant experience working with heavy duty engines like Cummins, Volvo, Perkins and related engines.
  • Must be a registered or licensed mechanical / electrical engineer.
Critical Competencies required:
  • Contract Management.
  • Logistics and warranty processes
  • Engine Control System knowledge.
  • Parameter trending & analysis.
  • Engine overhauls and fuel room operations
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to analyse and solve problems.
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 — 11:41 am
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