Assistant General Managers, Transport Workshop in Lagos, Nigeria

at Dangote Cement

Manufacturing / Production
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Our successful candidates will oversee/assume responsibility for managing and operating Dangote Cement’s Trucks workshop directly leading all of the planning and execution of the work and service related activities in the workshop, ensuring that the work is carried out so as to achieve or exceed the targets and budget expectations of reliability, availability and performance set up for each complete fleet by according to very professional standards and in a world class cost efficient way for the company.

Would also:

In Maintenance Budgeting, Planning and Follow up

  1. Prepares short, medium and long term plans for maintenance and repair works.
  2. Ensures that work in progress is maintained within the expected kPIs at all times.
  3. Develops and prepares for approval of the management the Maintenance Budget for the fleet and workshop
  4. Manages and monitors on monthly basis the maintenance budget of the fleet including all inventory and expenses

In Workshop Management:

  1. Ensures that all systems and processes are as per service standards agreed with the other areas
  2. Ensures that the workshop is operated efficiently
  3. Plans, communicates, follows up, monitors and control the entire daily activities of the workshop
  4. Monitors completion of job assignment even by making daily site observation and inspections to ensure compliance with planning, timing, standards and specific instructions
  5. Creates and develops a detailed and complete standard operating procedure manual, outlining among others the procedures for;
    1. Preventive maintenance
    2. Engine rebuilding
    3. General overhaul, etc
    4. Coordinates and supervises the training of engineers on tools, equipment and spares, SOPs, work standards and safety
    5. Ensures proper accountability and conscientious utilization of all spare parts and tools within the workshop
    6. Maintains housekeeping in the workshop meeting world class standards
    7. Liaise with the spare parts purchase department to ensure the availability  of parts minimizing delays with vehicle repairs

10.  Ensures that all maintenance staff receives adequate training to continually offer services of the highest standards

11.  Manages, coordinates and oversees the maintenance recovery teams deployed

12.  Ensures that at all times, all the tools are calibrated, serviced and stored correctly and secured

In Quality Control:

Oversees that all maintenance activities and repairs in the workshop and on site (recovery team) are done in conformity to the manufacturer’s specifications and standards, at the suggested times, and within the given timelines

In Interaction with other areas:

Liaises with the other transport areas ensuring the implementation of the maintenance plan and program for all the fleet and trucks


Person Specifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in engineering (Mechanical auto motor preferred)
  • Post-graduate/professional qualification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 20years relevant work experience with truck maintenance, with at least 10years in truck workshop management roles
  • Good knowledge of truck brands technology/engineering being used in our company
  • Excellent and in-depth understanding of fleet and truck maintenance planning and overall budgeting
  • Mastering safety policies and best safety practices
  • Budgeting and spare parts management experience
  • Strong organizing and time management skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Project


Six Million per annum

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