October 23, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: QUALITY ASSURANCE AND REPAIR AND MAINTENANCE COORDINATION

CENTRE : Department of Transport and Public Works, Western Cape Government


REQUIREMENTS :
An appropriate qualification in a technical field as a qualified Motor Mechanic
or Panel Beater (e.g NTC 3 equivalent or higher); A minimum of 6 years
supervisory experience in the Motor Industry Trade or Fleet environment; A
valid (Code C or higher) driving licence with PDP. Recommendation:
Experience in the following: Government and/or other motor transport fleet
agencies; RMI/SAMBRA (or equivalent) grading systems; Audatex/Abuntex
system performing cost analyses. Competencies: Knowledge of the following:
BBB-EE Act; Fleet Management Systems; ;Technical knowledge with regard
to the repair, maintenance, panel beating and spray painting of vehicles; Office
administration; Client Liaison Management. Skills needed: Good planning and
organising; Problem solving; Negotiation; Conflict resolution; Communication
(Written and verbal); Computer literacy. Ability to meet stringent deadlines (i.e.
vehicle downtime management).


DUTIES : Oversee the daily operations of fleet repairs and maintenance with regards to
quotes management, authorizations, invoice management and in-process
scanning of R&M documentation; Review R&M requests for mechanical
repairs, crash repairs, annual and kilometer servicing, maintenance, tire
replacement, vehicle glass, auto electrical, tow ins and approve, reject or
recommend requests to manager for approval; Plan and oversee daily,
quarterly, bi-annual and annual inspection of the GMT fleet; Oversee the repair
process of vehicles booked in at GMT or at merchants/dealerships and coordinate requests for quotes (RFQ), audatex reports and auctioneers
valuation; Negotiate warranty claims, repetitive work, fleet discounts on parts
and labour with Vehicle Related Suppliers (i.e.Vehicle Dealerships, Panel
Beater firms, etc.) for quality control purposes and to verify repair work; Monitor
and investigate vehicles failing to meet GMT quality assurance standards, find
solutions and recommend corrective actions; Review GMT work distribution to
Vehicle Related Suppliers; Review recommendations from Technical
Assistants where vehicle quotes for repairs exceed the value of the vehicle or
reached their economic life cycle and approve the use of parts or withdrawal
from service; Review and recommend TV6/28 vehicle condition; Assessments
to dispose of vehicles via online auctions; Establish and maintain appropriate
systems of internal control and financial management to ensure compliance
with governance prescripts; Provide training and guidance to R&M Technical
Assistants, Drivers, and Technical Aids to drive with accountability to achieve
organisational service standards; Detecting and preventing vehicle
maintenance and repair fraud as well as institute recoverable cost claims
against Client Institutions for non-compliance of fleet maintenance and repair
prescripts.


ENQUIRIES : Mr R. Fourie Tel No: (021) 467 4747
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or
https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co

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