Develop the workshop to a standard required to complete to full servicing of the vehicles and farming equipment.
Develop systems to ensure the maintenance of sufficient spares to be able to carry out services when required without putting significant strain on the Farm by holding too much stock as well as ensuring orders are done for replacement of stock as cannot afford not to have the stock in a remote area
Develop systems which allow spares inventory to be maintained individually for the four different companies without any mix up or crossover use of spares
Develop systems which allow for the efficient servicing of vehicles every 5000km or for the farm vehicles. This will involve working closely with the operations/Farm/Warehouse manager to ensure that the vehicles are available for service when required
Service the vehicles to ensure minimal down time. Preemptive maintenance is imperative as the vehicles often spend long periods in remote locations where the roads/farm accessibility are in poor condition due to rainy season and development in certain areas of farm.
Any breakdowns outside Lusaka due to poor maintenance are hugely costly to repair and cause significant delays and pressure on farm responsibilities
Ensure all vehicles have valid fitness, road tax and insurance
Other activities within reason that may be required in order to ensure the fleet of vehicles is always at its optimum
General Motorcar,tractor & trucks
Heavy duty & light duty
An excellent knowledge of motor technology.
Good communication skills.
The ability to listen to and follow instructions.
Excellent practical skills.
The ability to solve problems.
A willingness to work as part of a team.
The ability to concentrate for long periods of time.
Three years experience as a Mechanic
Three years experience in an Agricultural environment
Valid Driver’s licence
Must possess good depth perception to perform at safety optimum level
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