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Service Workshop Manager - FAMCO - Al Futtaim (Volvo Buses) - Abu Dhabi

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Date: 10-Jun-2019

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 33866 

Al-Futtaim Auto and Machinery Company (Famco) is a member of the Al-Futtaim Group, one of the largest privately owned business houses in the lower Gulf. Famco's UAE business covers the supply of products & services to a diverse range of industries and commercial undertakings covering transport, construction, manufacturing, warehousing and the marine sector. Famco serves these industries with world-class brands including Volvo Trucks, Volvo Buses, Volvo Construction Equipment, Linde Material Handling, Yanmar, Himoinsa etc.


As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.


Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Service Workshop Manager - FAMCO - Al Futtaim (Volvo Buses) - Abu Dhabi 


Famco have proudly been awarded a new long term contract to supply and maintain 168 buses for DOT in Abu Dhabi. A contract that will be delivered over 2 years and maintained for 8 years. Hence, we need to hire a skilled Service / Workshop Manager to take care of bus business aftermarket in Abu Dhabi and manage the contract as well as the team responsible for this contract.


Duties include:

  • Manager Abu Dhabi workshop and workshop team to achieve the budget
  • Manage the DOT maintenance contract 
  • The hire of all workshop team for bus workshop
  • Coordinate with different bus customers for contract renewals, payment collection, job card approvals
  • Maintain direct contact with customer for all AM related activities including monthly reports to FAMCO management and customer.


Education: Bachelor degree of mechanical engineering


Minimum Experience and Knowledge:  Extensive experience in commercial vehicles technical roles in buses specifically and 5-7 years of workshop managerial experience


Job-Specific/Technical Skills required to complete the tasks: Bus technical knowledge, admin and managerial experience, customer interface experience, manufacturer knowledge preferred

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