Cape Town – WC:  A new opportunity for a Technical Executive who meets the requirements to join this international company and be based in Cape Town


  • BSC Engineering Degree or Equivalent
  • Tertiary transport management or related qualification
  • 5 years’ experience in a Senior Technical management position
  • Relevant training in relevant fields such as hydraulic, truck manufacture and engines
  • Solid practical and verifiable technical background in transport maintenance and operation
  • Extensive and an in-depth knowledge of maintenance philosophies for a varied range of automotive and materials handling equipment

Key responsibilities

Financial Control

  • Compile and control annual capital expenditure budget
  • Compiling, review and control of the  annual maintenance budget
  • Controlling of maintenance costs and drive cost saving initiatives
  • Manage the maintenance, tyre control, fuel consumption,  workshop running costs
  • Ensure expenditure is within budget

Operational Excellence

  • Provide Technical advice regarding fleet and correct application of trailers specific to the relevant operation
  • Fuel consumption monitoring and benchmarking
  • Tyre requirements
  • Ensure new vehicles meet the specified requirements
  • Ensure continuous improvement in the preventative maintenance practices for all vehicles including cost analysis and savings.
  • Management of the maintenance of the fleet.
  • Innovation projects and Research and Development
  • Stay abreast of best practice and technological advancements in the industry
  • Ensure audits of vehicles and workshops are completed in line with policies and procedures including risk identification and mitigation thereof.
  • Conduct analysis of failures and provide such technical reports with relevant recommendations.
  • Ensure and assist with compliance with all internal and external audits
  • Maintain and monitor operating processes and procedures
  • Provide solutions to resolve deviations from operating procedures
  • Compilation of month end reports and analysis to the executive team

ONLY short listed candidates will be contacted

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