Garage Supervisor Job in Kikuyu, Kenya

Garage Supervisor – Automotive

Job Salary: 30,000

Location: Kikuyu.

Our client, an automotive garage in Kikuyu, is looking for a competent Garage Supervisor to manage their day-to-day activities.

Job Summary: The incumbent of this position shall supervise the maintenance and repair of a variety of vehicles and is responsible for the operation of the entire garage.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and participates in making diagnoses of vehicles malfunctions and determines repairs needed.
  • Coordinates and schedules the repair, maintenance, and servicing of vehicles and related equipment.
  • Reviews repair orders and daily time reports to determine that production standards are met.
  • In emergency situations, secures parts that cannot be obtained through regular channels.
  • Dispatches personnel for and responds to emergency calls.
  • Assists in the preparation of specifications for garage equipment and tools.
  • Initiates requisitions for garage equipment, supplies, materials, and parts.
  • Makes recommendations concerning bids for repairs, supplies, and parts.
  • Keeps accurate records of work performed, supplies and materials expended, inventories, and accidents, including the estimated cost of repairs and related reports.
  • Supervises online computer record systems related to vehicle maintenance, personnel data, and other miscellaneous data processing applications.
  • Participates in the administration of employee performance evaluations and application of the progressive discipline process.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Experience and Qualifications

  • Prior supervisory skills is a must.
  • Diploma in Automotive Engineering.
  • At least 3 years working experience.
  • BCE Driver’s License (Current)
  • Basic Computer Skills.
  • Certificate of Good Conduct is a must.

Key Skills and Competencies:  

  • Substantial knowledge of vehicle repairs on various makes and models.
  • Strong ability to manage an auto service staff.
  • Familiar with automatic and manual transmission repairs.
  • Ability to diagnose vehicle issues and present accurate estimates.
  • Sound ability to articulate available services to customers.
  • Impressive ability to motivate staff.
  • Ability to work flexible schedules.

Compensation: 30,000.

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 16th February 2017

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Updated: February 15, 2017 — 5:00 am