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  • Posted: Nov 9, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Sanergy is an award-winning social venture that builds healthy, prosperous communities by making hygienic sanitation accessible and affordable in Africa’s urban informal settlements. Our systems-based approach to solving the sanitation crisis involves five key steps: we build a dense network of franchised micro-entrepreneurs, who operate low-cost, high...
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    Assistant Manager Fleet Maintenance


    Sanergy is looking for a mission-driven Assistant Manager Fleet Maintenance to lead the fleet & logistics team while proactively fast-tracking maintenance of our the company’s fleet.


    • Develop a monthly and weekly schedule that is in line with the annual schedule for AMs, PMs, Drivers assessments 
    • Resolve breakdowns within the agreed turnaround time
    • Liaise with the maintenance supervisor(s) in the implementation of the problem-solving tools (RCAs, 5Why, RAPID)
    • Coach maintenance supervisor(s) on use of the above problem-solving tools
    • Lead development of corrective actions. Own resolution through delegation to the maintenance team
    • Lead preventive action projects to meet recommended TATs and budgets
    • Share weekly reports on maintenance activities for all trucks
    • Ensure all maintenance issues are logged on established platforms
    • Calculate and track MTBF and MTTR for all trucks
    • Work with maintenance supervisor(s) to refine AM and PM schedules to improve equipment reliability
    • Coordinate all AM (Autonomous Maintenance), PM (Preventive Maintenance), and BM (Breakdown Maintenance) activities through the supervisor(s)
    • Coordinate driver training and assessments on equipment operations 
    • Proactively contributing to conflict resolution through open and honest discussions, reporting unresolved conflict to your manager or Talent Partner
    • Maintain a cordial working relationship with teammates
    • Manage maintenance-related vendors; work with procurement team to ensure vendor contracts are up to date and vendors are paid on time
    • Actively seek out new breakdown maintenance vendors that provide value to the company through budget and TAT reduction to meet targets
    • Liaise with the Asst. Manager Fleet to plan for maintenance activities without affecting service delivery to our clients
    • Coordinate acquisition of coverage trucks for all leased trucks with the lease vendors
    • Develop a monthly and weekly schedule that is in line with the annual schedule for AMs, PMs, drivers’ assessments   
    • Resolve breakdowns within the agreed turnaround time
    • Propose and implement actions to reduce the variance between the plan and actuals
    • Refine AM and PM schedules to improve trucks reliability and predictability
    • Share ideas on how to standardize and improve maintenance data
    • Share ideas on how to improve maintenance processes
    • Implement improvement ideas and share feedback
    • Escalate in advance when facing blocks
    • Keeping track of the maintenance expenses for all trucks and ensuring vendors are paid on time as per the Service Level Agreement (SLAs)
    • Sharing daily reports on maintenance expenses for all assets
    • Ensure all the maintenance data is logged systematically
    • Ask questions and listen to items escalated by the operators, technicians, and managers in order to understand issues with the assets
    • Provide feedback to operators and technicians on usage and maintenance of assets
    • Ask for feedback from stakeholders (operators, technicians, and managers) to improve the maintenance performance
    • Conduct quarterly performance reviews using the in-house feedback templates
    • Continually host feedback sessions with your team that are aimed at sharing situational experiences highlighting learnings, wins, and failures
    • Share a report of team failures and learning derived from them (through performance reviews)


    • Degree in  Mechanical / Automotive Engineering
    • 2- 3 year proven experience in Fleet maintenance preferably a similar role
    • Possess great data analysis skills
    • Excellent organizational , ownership and follow-up skills
    • Competent in  detection, problem solving, planning and decision making
    • Ability to hands-on work on need basis


    Sameer, Nairobi with possible movements in different locations in Nairobi.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Sanergy on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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