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  • Posted: Mar 27, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 5, 2024
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    Peace Winds Japan (PWJ) is a Japanese Non-Governmental Organization established in 1996. PWJ has been providing humanitarian and development assistance for people affected by forced displacement and natural disasters in more than 20 countries in the world. PWJ launched its mission in Kenya in 2012 and has been implementing projects funded by UN agencies a...
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    Workshop Foreman - 1 Position

    Position Overview:

    • The workshop foreman under the general supervision of the workshop officer and within the limits of Peace Winds Japan Kenya policies and procedures coordinates the facilitation of field activities and functions within PWJ. The workshop foreman will work closely with the workshop technicians and other staff to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to

    Roles & Responsibilities:

    • Carry out auto-mechanical preventive maintenance and repair of light vehicles, plant and equipment including 4x4 vehicles of various makes, types and models.
    • Carry out overhaul of engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulic pumps, repair electro-mechanical components, and air brakes.
    • Retrieve, repair, rescue broken down vehicles in the field and provide defects reports.
    • Ensure workshop safety rules and procedures are followed including the use of right tools and equipment for the right job to minimize damage & injury.
    • Interpret instructions, technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams, schematics and other guides in conducting repairs and modifications.
    • Perform and carry out other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor
    • Take responsibility for approved spares by ensuring proper parts are fitted, high quality of work is maintained for intended purpose.
    • Inspects vehicles and generates spare parts list for requisition processing.
    • Ensure that lubricants and other liquid solutions are used only at the right quantity & quality.
    • Ensure technicians report on the vehicle /Equipment work orders, repairs carried out by indicating spares replaced and time taken to perform repair works for record and confirms that repairs are charged out correctly.
    • Maintain high quality service repairs and minimize comebacks, conduct periodic spot checks of complete
    • Road tests vehicles to quality check-check work performed.
    • Assists the parts technician in identifying quality of spares, and secure used spare parts to avoid refurbishing during repairs.


    • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (Automotive option) and Driving License class BCE.
    • Relevant experience in motor vehicle repairs, generators, plant and equipment.
    • Demonstrated multi-skilling in mechanics, Auto electrics/electronics an added advantage.
    • Relevant experience in spare parts management.
    • Computer literacy and data processing (Word, Excel, and Internet).
    • Demonstrated experience of at least 5 years in repairs and maintenance of vehicles and equipment, especially 4WD vehicles and Isuzu trucks in the automotive field with at least 2 years’ INGO experience.
    • Demonstrated multi-skilling in mechanics, auto electrics, welding & fabrication.
    • Relevant experience in motor vehicle repairs, generators, plant and equipment.
    • Relevant experience in spare parts management.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should submit their resume and a cover letter detailing their relevant experience to

    • Please include "Workshop Assistant Technician Application - Kakuma" 
    • Please include "Workshop Foreman Application - Kakuma"
    •  Please include "Workshop Auto Electrician Application - Kakuma" 
    • Please include "Workshop Office Assistant Application - Kakuma" 

    in the subject line. The deadline for applications is 5th April 2024.


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