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Workshop Manager At APM Terminals

Date Posted: 15/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified


We Offer

In this position we offer 
• extensive exposure to maintenance scheduling & planning
• exposure to terminal operations in a fast growing terminal.
• experience in new processes, methods, techniques with different equipment both locally and internationally.
• opportunities for professional and personal growth in a very dynamic environment.


Key Responsibilities

Ø Ensures that the overhauls, preventative maintenance and repair of the vehicle fleet and other port equipment are maintained and/or repaired in a cost effective manner, with consideration given to quality and longer duration of equipment. 
Ø Supervises the maintenance and repair of all of the vehicle fleet, including tractor trailers, Reach Stackers and other technical support equipment (electrical, electronic and mechanical). 
Ø 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.
Ø Ensures that planning, scheduling, and unscheduled repairs are carried out efficiently and cost effectively, with quality service.
Ø Ensures good communications between Technical and Operations to minimize equipment downtime
Ø Work closely with GM technical to oversee the administrative requirements of the Workshop, including warranty obligations, inspection records, manual updates, equipment defect reports, maintenance services, policies, procedures, and practices.
Ø Reviews and recommends updates to maintenance services policies and procedures to ensure quality, reliability, and efficiencies.
Ø Reviews new equipment for suitability and makes recommendations, based on cost, availability, and needs of business operations.
Ø This position is expected to constantly contribute to improve work processes, methods & improve technical efficiency of machinery & equipment

Who we are looking for

This position
Ø Requires at least a degree in Mechanical, Electrical engineering. Also must have additional training in both electrical and mechanical fields in any heavy duty industry.
Ø Requires at least five to seven years of general supervisory experience in general maintenance section in any ports, mines, steel and manufacturing plants. Must have an additional five years of progressively more responsible maintenance and repair experience, including specific knowledge of electrical, electronic and mechanical and related subjects. 
Ø Requires specific technical knowledge of maintenance and repair of various vehicles, including tractor trailers, reach stackers and container handling equipment.
Ø Must have a working knowledge of supervisory and leadership principles, with the ability to influence other team members in a positive way and lead a department of individuals.
Ø Must be customer service oriented, sensitive to the needs of the departments and others.
Ø Requires good verbal and written communications skills in English, in addition to effective interpersonal skills & knowledge of the local language. 
Ø Requires exceptional time management, due to fast-moving, demanding work environment


West Africa Container Terminal, Onne is a modern container terminal located in Onne Rivers State, South East Nigeria. 
We are currently searching for an individual who will oversee the maintenance and repair of all vehicle fleet, including tractor trailers, forklifts, Reach Stackers and other technical support equipment (electrical, electronic and mechanical).
Reporting to the GM Technical, this position supervises the staff handling technical repairs for the Maintenance Section. 


At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace.


APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish A.P. Moller-Maersk Group – a Global Fortune 500 company with over 120,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and retail sectors - Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!

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