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Workshop Foreman - Commercial Buses & Trucks

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Date: 10-Jan-2018

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Al-Futtaim Auto and Machinery Company, is a member of the Al-Futtaim Group, one of the largest privately owned business houses in the lower Gulf. The 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, Ingersoll-Rand, Yanmar, Linde, Dexion, SDMO, Stanley Proto, Fenner, Jaleema, Bott and System Edstrom. 

 

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

 

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.

Workshop Foreman - Commercial Trucks & Buses

Reporting to: Service Manager

 

Duties:

The job holder is responsible for ensuring optimum utilization of the available workshop labour and resources to achieved set operational efficiency targets. The role involves ensuring the team carries out vehicle repair and service activities in accordance to established quality, safety and efficiency guidelines and within set time frames.

 

Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Diploma or equivalent in Mechanical / Automotive or related field
  • Certified Automotive Technician
  • Must have commerical vehicle experience in particular with Buses 

 

Minimum Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ hands on experience in workshop repair and operations in a reputed commercial automotive dealership, out of which 1- 2 years are in at a supervisory capacity

 

Job-Specific Skills:

  • Good communicator in English; Arabic an advantage
  • Sound technical knowledge in vehicle diagnosis and repair
  • Knowledge of technical software
  • Valid UAE drivers’ license
  • Ability to think analytically
  • Planning and organizing

 

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability
  • Effective Communication
  • Continuous Self Improvement
  • Innovation
  • Result Oriented
  • Team Work Effective Communicator
  • Interpersonal Skills

 

We’re here to provide excellent service but a little help from you can ensure a five-star candidate experience from start to finish.

 

Before you click “apply”: Please read the job description carefully to ensure you can confidently demonstrate why this opportunity is right for you and take the time to put together a well-crafted and personalised CV to further boost your visibility. Our global Talent Acquisition team members are all assigned to specific businesses to ensure that we make the best matches between talent and opportunities. We not only consider the requisite compatibility of skills and behaviours, but also how candidates align with our Values of Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, and Excellence.

 

As part of our candidate experience promise, we also want to make ourselves available to you throughout the application process. We make every effort to review and respond to every application.