Automotive Technician - Port Shepstone, South Africa - SUZUKI SOUTH COAST

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Port Shepstone, South Africa

2 weeks ago

Thabo Mthembu

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Job scope:

  • To ensure that all operations undertaken and parts used are correctly recorded on job cards, including repairs undertaken free of charge and that these cards are at all times clocked correctly;
  • To ensure that all technical responsibilities and tasks are performed within the set quality standards and procedures, ensuring that quality is always right "1st time";
  • To ensure that all technical faults are properly and accurately diagnosed and resolved in order to provide the customer with effective service delivery
  • To service vehicles and draw parts as per procedures provided in operations manual; ensuring that the required parts are procured and available (via workshop foreman or Service Advisor) within time in order to service the vehicles effectively
  • To proceed with all technical work in compliance with prescribed operational manual;
  • To obtain Workshop Foreman's signature attesting to completion of job;
  • To comply with instructions to return used parts to customers / factory;
  • To ensure that one is knowledgeable and able to use all computerised systems;
  • To ensure that all authorisations are obtained prior to commencing any work;
  • To ensure on an ongoing basis the adherence to housekeeping rules and regulations, including safe working practises, appearance of workshop, maintenance of personal tools etc.
  • To implement with the time allotment such technical operational procedures as specified by VW, SUZUKI and Audi Dealership and to maintain, repair, remove or replace parts and or systems to all dealership vehicles;
  • To service vehicles and draw parts as per procedures provided in operations manual;
  • To perform all technical work as specified;
  • To consult with foreman in respect of diagnosing reported faults;
  • To supply and maintain in good working order his own set of tools as per standing list and instruction manual referring to technician's tools;
  • To report immediately any workshop equipment failure or breakdown;
  • To report to management any faulty or expired part issued by Parts Department.
  • To ensure at all times open communication channels with Workshop Manager and Service Advisor;
  • To participate in any designated training sessions which are intended to teach or upgrade technical skills;
  • Senior technicians to assist with the training of Apprentices and RSA's
  • To ensure all safety regulations are at all times adhered to;


  • Process Management
  • Technical Operations
  • Business Strategy & Expertise
  • Create collaborative partnerships
  • Human resources
  • Communication
  • General

Job Knowledge:

  • Dealership Motor mechanics / electronics;
  • Dealership Internal processes and procedures
  • Dealership product knowledge
  • Health and safety standards and procedures.

Job Related Skills:

  • Manual/mechanical/technical skills;
  • Fault diagnosis;
  • Team working skills;
  • PC Skills;
  • Customer focus.

Job Experience:

  • Completed 4 years of Apprenticeship and Automotive Mechanic Trade Test
  • Diagnostic training


  • Matric / N2;

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (required)

Application Question(s):

  • Completed 4 years of Apprenticeship and Automotive Mechanic Trade Test

- drivers license (required)