Agricultural, Mumbwa, Zambia
Nationals Only

Our Client in the Agricultural sector is urgently seeking to recruit a Workshop Supervisor for their Farming business in Mumbwa. To correctly manage the Workshop to ensure maximum availability of vehicles and mechanical equipment at minimum cost.

Position Published
20 Sep 2019
Position Updated
20 Sep 2019
Applications Suspended
41 Applications
Talent Search
Shortlist Completed
4 Shortlisted
Interviews Pending
0 Interviewed
Job Offer Pending
70% Complete
20 Sep
Applications Suspended
Search Completed
Shortlist Completed
Interviews Pending
Job Offer Pending
41 Applications
4 Candidates Shortlisted
0 Candidates Interviewed
70% Complete
Job Specification
Reporting Structure
Reporting To
Workshop & Technical Manager
Supervision Of
Workshop Staff & Drivers
Interacts With
Management and Staff
Job Description
Assisting to organise, coordinate and control effective deployment of the Workshop Staff to reduce downtime of machinery.
Implement and maintain a Workshop Staff Duty Register for Saturdays/weekends and planting /harvesting seasons.
Maintain accurate labour timesheets
Conduct weekly/monthly services with Workshop Staff
Initiate all job cards and instructions of the W&T manager on a daily basis
Supervise and instruct on the correct usage, care and efficiency of all tools, welding equipment, compressors, etc. in the Workshop.
Ensure that the Workshop is maintained in a clean, orderly and safe manner, SHEQ standards are adhered to
Supervise the maintenance of all tractors, vehicles and implements to a standard that is of a high calibre, roadworthy condition and ready for use at any given time.
Implement and conduct mechanical maintenance programme for all vehicles and mechanical equipment according to manufacturers manual.
Minimise the turnaround of all implements, machinery and tractors at the lowest possible cost.
Ensure that vehicles and mechanical equipment is correctly serviced/repaired/overhauled prior to despatch to Farms.
Assist with the maintenance of vehicle history records, to be kept hard and soft in a reporting scheme
Forecast and plan with the W & T all major overhauls to be carried out as and when necessary with external service providers.
Supervise the sub-contracting of specific work beyond the capabilities of the workshop, cost efficient and relative to time and equipment as agreed to by the W & T Manager.
Supervision of the refurbishment of all vehicles, trucks, tractors, machines, trailers, and implements including spray painting according to agreed budget and plan
Notify Stores Department timorously on requirements of spare parts and materials required to achieve job purpose.
Under the guidance of the W & T Manager allocate and check stores requisitions and prices of fuel, oil, spares, tyres, tubes and cleaning materials.
Advise Stores Department on stock levels for spare parts, cleaning materials.
Assist the W & T Manager and implement standards and targets set for all Workshop activities, in the Workshop and in Field.
Advise W & T Manager of the abuse of Company vehicles
Ensure that Workshop Staff & Drivers adhere to Standard Safety Procedures, Standard Operation Procedures and the Company Code of Conduct.
Assist with the supervision and control of the wood Shaving business and provide maintenance of irrigation equipment.
Candidate Specification
5 years
Education Level
Engineering qualification - Diesel/mechanical
MS Office
Agricultural equipment experience
Knowledge Of
Hydraulics and Pneumatics
Skills To
Mechanical experience in heavy machinery
Ability To
Thorough understanding of farming operations
Leader, Motivator, Achiever
Gender Profile
Age Profile
Between 20 and 40 years of age
Terms And Conditions
Mumbwa, Zambia
Nationals Only
At most 10,000 ZMK
- in USD
At most $763 USD
Currency conversions are provided only for comparative purposes.
Remuneration will be paid in ZMK.
Fringe Benefits
Accommodation provided
This job is closed from applications.
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