Workshop Foreman Vacancy

Position Title: Workshop Foreman
Location CASE IH – Bothaville | Schweizer-Reneke | Pietermaritzburg
Date posted 15 July 2021
Closing Date for Applications 22 July 2021
Reports to: Branch Manager

Purpose of the job

To direct and manage the efficient functioning of the workshop in its entirety. Inclusive of workshop employees, project management and time management. To ensure the workshop department runs at a profit.

Key areas of responsibility

  1. Ensure the day to day effective management of the Workshop floor
  2. Ensure the effective and efficient administrative management and customer service delivery / liaison
  3. Ensure and adhere to Health and Safety Standards, as well as ISO Standards
  4. Protect and manage the company machinery and tools
  5. Ensure effective Human Capital Management of all Workshop staff

Knowledge and skills needed for the job

Minimum Required Education Grade 12 / Agricultural Matric
Advantageous Project Management Certificate/ Diploma and/or

Industry Related Experience and Health & Safety

Related experience 3-5 years: Parts Control/ Ordering/ Stock

3-5 years: Human Capital management

3-5 years: Technical Experience/ Mechanic

5 years: Product Knowledge in Agricultural Mechanisation

Working Environment

Health and Safety Risk Yes. Travelling on poor and dangerous road conditions.
Protective Clothing Yes. Where applicable
Travelling Yes. If and when required.
Overtime Yes. As and when required.
Stand By Yes. Need to be available telephonically at reasonable hours. Voicemail facility. Respond to messages. Daily respond to e-mails.
Systems Related Knowledge Embrace, NGPC (electronic catalogue), Dealer Portal
Potential career paths from this role – within division TBC
Potential career path from this role – within group TBC
Types of communication with Managers, Peers and Sub ordinates Face to face; telephonic; e-mail.
Structured versus unstructured work
80 % Structured, 20 % Unstructured.
Impact of decisions on co-workers or company results If the wrong decisions were taken, it may impact on the relationships with Dealers and Corporate Clients.
Direct face to face discussions – internal Co-colleagues, MD’s, Managers
External communication ability Dealers; Corporate Clients
Frequency and level of decision making Low frequency. Decisions always made within a defined structure.
Other Stressors Dealing with difficult clients (dealers and customers); People skills and the ability to treat each person optimally to his / her personality (EQ); result and deadline driven; no control over nature and the impact it has on results; no control over other companies.
After appointment, how much on the job training / familiarisation is required to become competent in the role
6 Months
Level of problem solving  Dealer loyalty, dealer motivation, competitors, Payment problems, Part problems, logistical challenges; pricing problems; interaction with family business members.
Type of verbal / written communication Mostly verbal, excel reports, e-mail communication, typed reports on special projects.

How to apply?

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to email their CV to HR at no later than 22 July 2021 at 16h00.

  •  CNH Industrial Agriculture & Construction SA is an equal opportunity employer and all appointments will be aligned to the Company employment equity strategy.
  • Should we not contact you within 14 days of the closing date of this advert, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful.