Workshop Manager

Published November 17, 2022
Location Maiduguri, Nigeria
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  



Under the direct supervision of the Logistics Site Manager, Workshop Manager 1 oversees preventive maintenance and ensures that repairs on ICRC vehicles and other logistics equipment are made in accordance with guidelines issued from headquarters and manufacturers’ recommendations.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Maximizes fleet efficiency and effectiveness and through planned preventative maintenance resource allocation, asset optimization and fleet right-sizing analysis together with the Vehicle Fleet Manager or Logistician.
Provides and organizes training for fleet staff regarding; technical aspects (diagnostics, repairs, maintenance techniques), transfer of technology, proper use of diagnostic and other electronic equipment, tools and machinery, and ICRC administrative procedures.
Helps the Mechanics with complex diagnostics and technical problems with vehicles and generators and suggests solutions.
Operates and maintains the Fleetwave Centralize (FWC) software system, electronic logbook, electronic spare parts catalogue, etc., as required.
Responsible for forecasting and planning quarterly spare parts orders, sets stock levels for spare parts and consumables in accordance with activity levels; takes part in placing orders for spare parts and equipment as required.
In charge of ensuring accountability, proper storage and disposal of hazardous workshop wastes (waste engine oil, fuel/oil filters, tires, batteries) for site under their AoR in accordance with SoP’s and directive from Vehicle Fleet Manager 2
Ensures that risks are mitigated by performing the controls assigned to his/her role as described in the Logistics Risk and Control Matrix (Workshop and Fuel Storage safe working protocols, workplace accidents/incidents of workshop staff, PPE equipment attributions.
Supervises, trains and coaches the Mechanic and Mechanic's Helper and manages some workshop staff.
Monitors and checks fuel consumption, including contingency planning


University Degree/Technical College or certificate in Mechanical/Automotive Engineering


Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a foreman/forewoman in the automotive industry or 4–6 years' experience in a similar position as a mechanic

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