Workshop Supervisor for Heavy Duty Equipment

Since 2004 C. Steinweg Oman LLC (CSO) operates a large general cargo terminal in Sohar (Oman) and employs approximately 500 fte. This terminal a.o. facilitates the transfer of cargoes between ship and shore as well as transshipment of cargoes. CSO handles a wide variety of cargoes: Bulk (concentrates, ores, special products), Project Cargo (OOG and heavy lifts), Steel Products (coils, billets, rebars, wire rods), Generals, RoRo (cars, building equipment, mafi) and Timber. The management of cargo related activities i.e. physical movement is executed by a team of 6 general supervisors under the responsibility of the Operations Manager. CSO operates 24 hrs per day from Sunday till Thursday. On Fridays and Saturdays roro operations continue. Other activities are executed on overtime basis however, occur frequently. The main responsibilities of a general supervisor are the following.

Currently we are looking for a driven and enthusiastic;

Workshop Supervisor for Heavy duty Equipment

Responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and supervising the day to day activities of the Workshop Section, controlling the quality of repairs, annual PMS, implementation of HSEQ  standards, and performance appraisal of subordinates.


Leads a group of mechanics and electricians within the workshop and other sites.

Performs trouble shooting and diagnostics procedure on vehicles and equipment.

Record observations and findings during diagnostics run and decide on the correct method of repair, as necessary.

Ensure that warranties are properly followed up, monitored, and documented.

Plan and organize Preventive Maintenance System (Ultimo) and delegate specific tasks to concerned section.

Hands-on supervision workshop activities, especially technical issues if needed.

Forecast spare parts for specific jobs/special job or for stocks replenishment.

Supervise and follow up on actual progress of each individual repair job.

Provide on-the- job training as well as coaching and mentoring to mechanics and electricians.

Follow up repair order, registering the time taken to complete each task.

Responsible for internal customer service, reliability and dependability by providing all fields with the technical assistance that they require from the Workshop.

Evaluate the training requirements of his subordinates and discus training needs with the Technical Manager.

Attend the weekly departmental Meeting.

Responsible for the implementation of 5S and other HSEQ standard within the workshop area.

Conduct final check/test driving for all vehicles/trucks prior to release.

Assist with the Interviews of applicants and conducts assessments of technical applicants.

Conduct annual performance appraisal of all direct subordinates.

Signs and approves employee timesheets.

Support and full comply with Company and Departmental policies and procedures.

Conduct any other task given to him by Technical Manager.

Compliance with laws, rules and regulations. 

Obtain the necessary licenses or support the license acquiring process.

(Pro) actively adhere to CSO’s HSSE policies and introduce HSSE best practices in cooperation with the HSSE team.

Create and maintain safety awareness amongst the CSO employees in her team.

Create and maintain safety awareness with suppliers.

Skills and Qualifications:

Professional technical qualifications in vehicle and heave duty equipment domain;

Well-honed leadership and management skills, with an ability to motivate other;

Hands on real-world mechanical experience and knowledge;

Highly computer literate (Microsoft Office, Ultimo etc.);

Excellent grasp of English language: verbal and written;

Compliant with laws, rules and regulations;

Sound judgment informed by extensive practical knowledge and experience;

Innovative, inventive and analytical, able to pre-empt and resolve problems with ease;

Agile, responsive and good under pressure;

Able to handle conflict and resolve differences of opinion;

High standard of cultural awareness – able to relate and build relationships with all.

What do we offer:

A challenging and dynamic job at one of the biggest logistic service providers in the world;

Possibility for personal growth and development;

International work environment;

Relocation package;

Great remuneration package.