Leading Hand

tel-icon 5 Jul 2024

tel-icon Dandenong, Melbourne, Australia

tel-icon Full-Time

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Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics > Team Leaders/Supervisors

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Tate Bodley


Conquest Personnel Pty Ltd

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Job Details

Our client based in the South East was established in 1992 and are an Industry leader who specialise in the mechanical repair and major inspection of truck mounted EWP's, Crane borers, Vehicle loading cranes, Carrier trucks, Scissor lifts and associated equipment used in the Electricity, Gas, Rail, Telecommunication Industries.

Due to growth they are currently recruiting for a Permanent Leading Hand to assist in the supervision of the day to day Workshop activities. The role will then progress into a Workshop Supervisor role within 12 months.

Reporting to the Workshop Manager you will lead a small team of Diesel Mechanics.

What's in it for you?

  • 7:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
  • Potential for Overtime on Saturdays 6am - 12noon
  • Progression to move into other roles within the business
  • Excellent base salary + Overtime + Car + Phone

Key Duties:

  • Direct and control allocated employees, monitor and undertake repairs and servicing to all allocated tasks.
  • Liaise with the Workshop Manager on matters required for the effective operation of the Workshop.
  • Assist with the supervision of day to day workshop operations.
  • Direct and supervise allocated employees work schedules & tasks.
  • Liaise with and supervise external contractors as required.
  • Test run plant and equipment following servicing or repairs.
  • Maintain plant and equipment service and operation records.
  • Inspect and supervise servicing & repairs, including ordering of parts required in consultation with the Workshop Supervisor or Workshop Manager.
  • Assist with quoting, developing detailed repair descriptions and quality checks.
  • Ensure correct job numbers are used and that time records are correct.
  • Provide oversight and check job estimates.
  • Regularly report progress on each job and quickly communicate delays or concerns with the Workshop Supervisor or Workshop Manager. Report on manpower overruns or shortfalls.
  • Identify staff that require on-going training and implement training opportunities to ensure their skills are improved. Work with apprentices and semi-skilled staff to role model appropriate technical skills.
  • Maintain a clean, well presented and safe workspace, and abide by workplace health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Other tasks as directed

To be successful:

  • Must be a qualified Truck experienced Diesel Mechanic
  • Ability to lead a team. Communicate effectively and be able to Mentor and Train
  • Working autonomously as well as under instruction
  • Good communication skills
  • Organized and able to meet deadlines
  • Be able to work efficiently and effectively
  • Display a positive attitude and be an active member of the team
  • Physically fit and able, light / moderate lifting is required

So if this is the role you are wanting to sink your teeth into and seeking stability and growth please apply online today to be considered for this opportunity.


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