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New Job Vacancy At Sokowatch Tanzania- Mechanic, June 2020


Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services that were previously unavailable. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Tanzania,Kenya,Uganda and Rwanda use Sokowatch's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.



Reports directly to: Fleet Manager.
Location:  Tanzania- Mwanza and Arusha

Job Purpose;
Your role is to own a full repair fleet cycle, with the goal of ensuring we meet both our vehicle utilization and fleet uptime. As a mechanic you are fully responsible and accountable for the daily fleet repair implementation of Sokowatch fleet management SOPs

Key Responsibilities;
▪︎ Build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
▪︎ Fully responsible for all the repairs of vehicles in Sokowatch.
▪︎ Responsible for towing all broken vehicles back to the office from the field.
▪︎ Collects all mechanical problem from drivers
▪︎ Inspect machines, engines, transmissions etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues.
▪︎ Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability.
▪︎ Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
▪︎ Perform thorough maintenance on vehicles, equipment and systems
▪︎ Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components
▪︎ Replenish fluids and components of engines and machinery
▪︎ Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users
▪︎ Undertake other duties as assigned.
▪︎ Keep records of daily and weekly service.

Essential Requirements:
▪︎ High school diploma is preferred; Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is a definite plus
▪︎ Proven experience as Mechanic
▪︎ Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components
▪︎ Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers) V
▪︎ Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read the instructions.
▪︎ A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
▪︎ A problem-solving ability

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