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Workshop Manager

Location: Port Harcourt

Salary: Negotiable

Reports to: General Manager


We are currently working with a Leading Servicing Company for the Oil & Gas Sector in Nigeria for an urgent search for a Workshop Manager. Our client hosts a comprehensive workshop facility in Port Harcourt.

Purpose of the Job

  • This position will manage and lead a team of people in allocating workload and managing the day to day operations in the workshop.
  • Co-ordinate resources and liaise with internal and external key contacts to ensure work is delivered on time and to a quality standard.
  • Ensures that the objectives of the project quality plan are achieved.
  • Ensures that quality requirements, as laid down for repair/maintenance obligations are accomplished.
  • Markets the services of the workshop to major clients.

Principal Duties

  • Reviews and implements the project quality plan with the Project Manager.
  • Ensures that Client’s project quality assurance requirements are fulfilled.
  • Resolves Quality Assurance problems in close cooperation with project key personnel.
  • Follow-up (corrective) actions to be taken – performs quality audits.
  • Marketing of the workshop the workshop services to major clients.

Role Responsibilities

  • Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and labor allocation for day to day operations.
  • Co-ordinates resources, (operational and human) schedules and activities to effectively manage jobs.
  • Ensures supplies are ordered for each job
  • Assist in quoting, project management, materials purchasing and quality checks.
  • Ensure supplies are ordered for each job.
  • Provide oversight and check job estimates.
  • Manage inward goods, checking quantities, dispatching goods and receipting invoices.
  • Regularly report progress on each job and quickly communicate delays or concerns with the General Manager.
  • Report on manpower overturns or shortfalls.
  • Act as a technical adviser on key projects and other areas of the business as requested.
  • Work with the General Manager to respond to the client’s requests for updates on the status of their jobs and keep the communication channels open to ensure information is accurate.
  • Identify client’s needs and explain/demonstrate Company’s services to them, which involves but is not limited to technical descriptions of products and suggest appropriate solutions, discuss with team to identify appropriate course of action.
  • Develop and implement systems to record, file and store information pertaining to client enquires.
  • Identify staffs that require on-going trainings and implement training opportunities to ensure their skills are improved, work with apprentices and semi-skilled staff to role model resources is informed of trends in performance.
  • Promote a Health and Safety culture within the business.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 10+ experience.
  • Experience in Project Management is an added advantage.
  • Experience in the maintenance of rotating equipment (pumps, turbines, compressors, etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge in costing services is a MUST.
  • CAD drawing skills are an advantage but not essential.
  • Project management experience.
  • People management skills.
  • Must be quality and productivity focused.
  • Availability at short notice is imperative.

Personal qualities

  • Must be visionary and innovative
  • Must be a stand up individual
  • Must be residing in Port Harcourt
  • Must possess strong work ethics, values and principles with safety as the first priority
  • Must be very organized and possess a high level of initiative

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