• Full Time
  • Umtata / Mthatha, Eastern Cape

Work Africa

AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE MANAGER / MTHATHA – Our client is recruiting for a Service Manager to oversee the full Operations of the Service Department to ensure compliance with quality standards. Must either be currently residing in Mthatha or willing to relocate. 

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12

Minimum 2 years motor vehicle technical experience

A thorough understanding of basic business financials

Proven track record in maintaining sound processes, controls and systems

Strong Communication skills to effectively interact with clients, identify their requirements and facilitate the process

Strong Management skill with the ability to manager +- 30 employees, coordinate and direct the activities of the division to ensure efficient work operations

Strong Customer Relation skills

Ability to handle a highly pressurized environment

Must have valid code 08 Driver’s license


Duties will include

Oversee the full operations within the Service Division

Build strong Customer relations

Oversee the inspection of automobiles

Supervise the activities of automotive service technicians to ensure efficient job performance and timely repairs

Conduct price negotiations with clients

Oversee the hiring and training of an effective auto service team

Maintain accurate record of all accounts and relevant financial information

Monitor inventory to regulate and ensure availability of required vehicle parts

Ensure automotive service staff comply with environmental laws and regulations

Oversee the procurement of vehicle parts, automotive equipment and various other items required in the service department

Evaluate the performance of automotive service staff in order to acknowledge efficient employees and guide under-performing staff

Oversee the disposal of wastes such as used engine oil, soot to ensure adherence to health and safety laws

Assign and schedule work duties to auto service staff according to their skills


Salary: R30 – R35k (negotiable based on experience) + benefits


Application Process:

Please apply online or e-mail your CV with the “Job Title” in the subject heading to [email protected] ensure you attach a recent head and shoulder photo to your application

If you don’t hear from us within 3 weeks of your application, please consider your application unsuccessful

Additional Info:
2 to 5 years

Salary: RR30000 to R35000

Job Reference #: 2163627335

Consultant Name: Claire O’Reilly

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