Foreman: Autobody Workshop - Malalane Toyota, Malalane

  • Malalane
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Bonus: Birthday Bonus
  • Commission: Sales Commission structure
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Posted by Malalane Toyota on Tuesday, February 18, 2020
  • Reference: ABF001
  • Apply before Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 14 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Malalane Toyota


• Responsible for Technical and operational functions as a workshop foreman.

• Ensure workshop delivers quality repairs/services in order to promote return business.

• Ensure that a “fix the first time” standard is maintained

• Supervise & motivate staff to obtain maximum productivity, efficiency and customer satisfaction.

• Assist workshop staff with technical issues.

• Manage and improve communication processes.

• Ensure efficient and correct “loading” of the workshop hours.

• Maintain and monitor productivity reports.

• Adhere to all company standards and legal requirements.

• Assist with competitive estimates for walk-in customers

• Assist and support management strategies to enhance sales efficiency and increase generated revenue

• Interact with customers to identify their requirements and assist them in identifying required repairs and or improvement to meets their specifications.

• Support the manager and workshop team to ensure workshop is in line with set standards

• Assist with estimates for client orders and ensure timely delivery as commit on Estimates.

• Liaise with management when needed to conduct negotiations with clients to reach a profitable discount.

• Meet set productivity objectives and comply to established action plans for achieving these set targets

• Communicating with customers via email, telephone, and in person.

• When required accompany estimator with customers on these inspections.

• Liaising with the workshop team to ensure completed vehicles are prepped to a high standard and are ready for delivery within the agreed timescale.

• Assist with the inspections of vehicles to ensure no damage occurred during the repair procedure and all’s in good condition

Required Skills

  • technical skills : 3 to 4 years
  • Experience in the Motor Industry : 5 to 6 years
  • Management / Supervision experience : 2 to 3 years

Candidate Requirements


• Experience in autobody repair and writing auto body estimates, 

• 5+ years’ experience within the Motor Industry

• Vetted strong and loyal client base.

• Knowledge of all vehicle parts, and ordering best practices

• Relevant experience in high job demand and tight turnaround time periods. 

• Must have been a team leader with strong problem solving abilities


• Matric

• Must have a trade test qualification in either panel beating and/or spray painting.

• Competency in Computer Literacy (Office, Excel, Word etc.)

• Must have a valid driver’s license

• Must have a stable track record

• Must have management and technical skills

This position reports to: Workshop Manager Apply before Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 14 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
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