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Auto Mechanic / Technician

Al Futtaim Group


Ref: HP698-366

The Role

Al-Futtaim is regarded as a pioneer in the Gulf region's Automotive industry and encompasses every aspect of the Automotive business; from passenger and commercial vehicles and construction equipment sales and service, to used car sales and rental and leasing.
A comprehensive network of showrooms and service centres covers the UAE and Gulf region providing customers with convenience, choice and the highest standards of after sales service. Al-Futtaim represents some of the world's most popular and desirable automotive brands including; Toyota, Lexus, Hino, Honda, Volvo, Chrysler, Jeep and Dodge. We are require experienced Auto Mechanics/Technicians to join our Automotive Division (Al-Futtaim Motors or Trading Enterprises).

The main responsibilities of the role will include (but not be limited to):

Repairing and servicing vehicles according to dealer/distributor standards and within the flat rate time
Ensuring assigned service jobs are executed in line with established work procedures, time standards and housekeeping standards, so that the overall objectives of productivity are met or exceeded
Ensuring customer's vehicles are consistently fixed right the first time
Making efficient use of existing facilities equipment and other workshop resources to ensure increase customer satisfaction and reduce comeback jobs while
Supporting the workshop to maintain a positive image and ensure more repeat referrals and business output
Performing quality control checks on the entire vehicle serviced
Adhering strictly to technical specifications as laid down by manufacturer, or as instructed by management
Noting the description of all work performed on the back of repair order if required
Tagging all warranty replaced body parts according to laid down rules and handing to Warranty or Parts Dept
Ensuring all oil and parts used are booked out on repair order
Ensuring time started and completed are entered on Repair Order
Possessing a complete set of tools, as per distributor requirements, and maintaining in good working order
Accepting responsibility for supporting apprentices/helpers via training/explanation/practice, the necessary skills required to perform the job correctly, thereafter to inspect/monitor the work and rectify any problems.


You will have the following skills and experience:

Experience with all types of repair work, including front end work, engines, drive trains, electrical and major repairs
Ability to assist Foreman / Service Advisor on proper repair order write-up
Ability to perform accurate diagnosis and repair procedures
Ability to write repair estimate report
Capability to follow the system of quality control inspection in order to prevent or correct faulty workmanship which falls below standard
You will be a strong team player, with the ability to produce excellent standards of work on a consistent basis
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to understand English as the medium of communication.

Minimum Qualification - Certificate / Diploma in Automobile Engineering or any related courses

Minimum of 2 (years) in a major automotive manufacturer or dealership/distributorship as a Technician

About the Company

Established in the 1930's, the Al-Futtaim Group initially operated as a trading enterprise. Rapid development throughout the 1940's and 50's saw it establish itself regionally as an integrated commercial, industrial and services organisation, positioning itself one of the leading business houses in the lower Gulf region. Today, it operates collectively over 40 companies bearing the Al-Futtaim name, dominates many market segments in the UAE, and has expanded its sphere of operation to include Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Egypt.

The Group comprises a diverse range of strategically positioned operating subsidiaries and associate companies, structured to give the Al-Futtaim Group the flexibility and versatility to keep ahead of local competition while keeping pace with the ever-evolving global business scenario. The Groups continued investment in world-class systems technology is clear evidence of its commitment to maintain leading edge performance and service delivery.

The success of the Al-Futtaim Group can be attributed to a business approach that combines the ability to change with the traditional values of integrity, service and social responsibility that define its core business philosophy. This, linked with the Groups belief in decentralisation, gives the heads of the operating companies a high degree of functional autonomy and authority, providing the Group with essential flexibility, and individual employees a clearly defined work culture and sense of responsibility.

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