Vacancies

Spare Parts Supervisor

Work Area: Freetown, Sierra Leone
Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone. Open to all nationalities.

Application Instructions: Submit CV and Cover Letter to info@afriqia-solutions.com with “Spare Parts Supervisor” in Subject Line.

  • Key Purpose

    Coordinate all spare parts and tyres activities nationwide to improve profitability and enhance customer satisfaction.

  • Duties

    • Manage and oversee the Spare Parts department in collaboration with all other functions of the company.
    • Ensure seamless communication among the Spare Parts department, workshop and customers.
    • Ensure profitable sales of spare parts including accessories and tyres.
    • Initiate and propose new business opportunities and ideas.
    • Develop, propose and implement new offers to existing and potential customers.
    • Ensure access to the latest Electronic Parts Catalogue (EPC).
    • Ensure manufacturer’s standards are adhered to at all times.
    • Monitors the parts inventory database and places orders as needed.
    • Follows up and tracks all orders for customers and stock.
    • Liaise with manufacturers, brands and product managers at the Head Office.
    • Produce monthly and periodic reports for the Spare Parts operations.
    • Prepare schedules for periodic and annual stock takes.
    • Understand and implement all CFAO, Toyota and other manufacturer internal procedures.
    • Produce projections/forecasts for stock based on customers’ demands.
    • Balance stock levels to prevent holding stock to provision.
    • Perform other duties that may be assigned.
  • Education and Experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Operations Management, or related field.
    • Higher National Diploma in Automobile Engineering or Supply Chain Management from a reputable institution.
    • A minimum of three (3) years’ experience a leading spare parts role.
    • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience with spare parts.
    • Knowledge of different brands and types of spare parts.
  • Qualities and Skills

    • Ability to project stock based on customers’ demands.
    • Strong leadership skills and self-driven.
    • Excellent communication skills; verbal and written.
    • Ability to influence others and be inspirational to achieve targets.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
    • Strong critical thinking and analytical thinking skills.
    • Ability to provide guidance and advice on selection or fitting to technicians, retailers and customers.
    • Strong problem solving and strategic thinking skills.

NOTICE

CVs from University leavers in Sierra Leone are welcome and will be considered for entry level positions and for internships. When submitting your CV for open consideration, please accompany with a cover letter clearly indicating job interest.

All candidates must be able to work in the English Language. Applications are welcome from both within and outside Sierra Leone.