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Manager Field Service

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Posted:
June 13, 2019

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Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com.

PRIVATE AND CONFIDENTIAL PROFILE OF MR LESLIE GLENN KIRK PERSONAL DETAILS:

NAME: Leslie Glenn

SURNAME: Kirk

KNOWN AS: Les

ADDRESS: NO. 60 3RD Street

Alberstkroon

Randburg

2195

CELL: 074-***-****

E-MAIL: ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com

IDENTITY NUMBER: 620-***-**** 084

HOME LANGUAGE: English

OTHER LANGUAGES: Afrikaans

SALARY REQUIRED: Negotiable

MARITAL STATUS: Married

HOBBIES Fly fishing, golf

EDUCATIONAL PROFILE

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

SCHOOLING

LAST HIGH SCHOOL: Jeppe High School

YEAR COMPLETED: 1979

STANDARD ATTAINED: 9

SUBJECTS PASSED: Maths - Science - Trade Theory – Technical drawing - English – Afrikaans

Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com. HIGHER EDUCATION

INSTITUTION: Pietermaritzburg Technical College

YEAR COMPLETED: 1983

QUALIFICATION: N1 - N2 & N3

SUBJECTS PASSED: Maths - Applied science - Technical draw Drawing - Motor Electrical Trade Theory

INSTITUTION: Germiston Technical College

YEAR COMPLETED: 1984

QUALIFICATIONS: N3

SUBJECTS PASSED: Maths - Engineering Science - Electronics - Technical Drawing

OTHER STUDIES/ COURSES: Many product courses completed on maintenance care and repairs on different models and makes of vehicles.

WORK HISTORY:

SANDF - 1980/82

Two years National Service – SAMS

JOB 1

COMPANY: BASIL READ CONSTRUCTION

DURATION: 1983/1984

POSITION: Apprentice Auto Electrician

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Service and repairs to starters, alternators - batteries

Diagnose and repair wiring of truck and plant.

PLANT: Komatsu - Caterpillar - Hitachi - Terex - Bell – Bomag – Bobcat - Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com. John Deere – Ingersoll Rand.

TRUCKS: Leyland - Mercedes - Scaria – Hino.

COMPONENTS: Bosch – Cav – Lucas – Prestolite – Valeo – Marelli - Nippon Denso – Delco Remy – Motorola.

REASON FOR LEAVING: Qualified - five year contract passed Olifantsfontein in two years and got the highest marks in South Africa - N1 and N2 National Exams. JOB 2

COMPANY: ADCO ASSOCIATED DIESEL

DURATION: 1984/1985

POSITION: Foreman

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Supervision and training of apprentices - general

Running of workshop and field services – delegation of work to qualified artisans.

In charge of turbo and Auto electrical department. REASON FOR LEAVING: Married and offered an opportunity to work in another country. JOB 3

COMPANY: TSUMEB MINING CORPORATION

DURATION: 1986

POSITION: Auto-Electrician

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Repairs to all plant and equipment at smelter +/- 80 Units – I was the only auto-electrician on the mine.

Did many re-wires, due to conditions on the mine.

Did preventative maintenance and safety systems. REASON FOR LEAVING: My wife was pregnant with our first child and fell ill during pregnancy so we Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com. returned to S.A.

JOB 4

COMPANY: SA HYDRAULIC LIFT REPAIRS

DURATION: 1986/1990

POSITION: Field service technician

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Re-building of forklift equipment, service and repairs in workshop and in the field - Worked as dual mechanic and auto-electrician and gained vast experience in hydraulic And mechanical repairs while still doing Auto electrical and electric lift trucks. MACHINERY WORKED ON: Hyster - L/Boss - Crown - Yale - Komatsu - Manitou -TCM - Toyota - Linde

- Nissan.

REASON FOR LEAVING: Employer had a gambling problem and did not pay salaries on time and some months I went without a salary.

JOB 5

COMPANY : BARLOW HANDLING

DURATION: 1990/1994

POSITION : Field Service Technician

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Diagnosis and repairs to material handling equipment

In the field - assisting diesel and petrol technicians with electrical problems - Employed as diesel

technician however it came to the attention of

warehousing department i.e. (electric forklifts) and was transferred and managed largest contract Reckitt & Coleman +/- 80 units – reach trucks, counterbalance and pallet lifting equipment.

Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com. REASON FOR LEAVING: Offered a better paying position at another company. JOB 6

COMPANY: LIFT TRUCKS AFRICA

DURATION: 1994/1997

POSITION: Field Service Technician

MANAGER: Reported to Marius Griesel

SALARY: R 12000-00

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Repairs and maintenance of all electric driven trucks In the field - worked mainly on Linde products.

REASON FOR LEAVING: Was concerned because I was falling behind with so many advancements in electronics in the motor industry.

JOB 7

COMPANY: CRITERION EQUIPMENT

DURATION: 1997/2000

POSITION: Workshop foreman

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Carry out service and repairs in the field, assist technicians with electrical fault finding, delegated and dispatch field service technicians on all breakdowns.

Repairs to all makes of trucks ie. Diesel, petrol, LPG and electric forklifts. JOB 8

COMPANY: BATTERY BAY

DURATION: 2000/2007

POSITION: Workshop Manager

SALARY: R 28000-00

Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Repairs to all makes of vehicles, trucks and plant in the workshop and field.

Repairing, re-gas and fitting of new air-conditioning systems.

Installing Matrix tracking systems, Alarms, Immobilizers and in-car entertainment.

Mechanical repairs and services to all makes of vehicles.

Supervision and delegation of all work in the workshop REASON FOR LEAVING: Paul Rockey sold the business as his wife was transferred to Switzerland - S.A. Breweries. Mr Rockey's details can be obtained on request as he is currently living in the U.K. JOB 9

COMPANY: ARNOLD CHATZ CARS

DURATION: 2007/2010

POSTION: Workshop Manager

MANAGER: Derik Scorer

REFERENCE: Derik Scorer (Dealer Principal) 011******* Arnold Chatz 082*******

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES;

In house Auto Electrician - not employed by Arnold Chatz Cars

Repairing of all Auto Electrical.

Fitting of Matrix tracking systems.

Fitting of in car entertainment.

Assisting workshop technicians, diagnosing and fault finding. Derik Scorer then CEO of Supergroup purchased Arnold Chatz Cars and approached me to take the position of workshop manager, as he wanted to keep everything in house. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Health and occupational safelty.

Ensuring customer satisfaction and CSI.

Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com.

Delegation of work to technicians.

Warranties – comebacks and approvals.

Overall work performance of workshop / technicians / frontline staff.

Monitor turnover and report dealer principal.

REASON FOR LEAVING: Left to join Hyde Park Auto Electrical and I also maintained a good working relationship with Arnold Chatz Cars.

JOB 10

COMPANY: HYDE PARK AUTO ELECTRICAL

DURATION: 2010/2014

POSITION: Service Manager

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling And labour allocation for day to day operations.

Asist with quoting, project management, Material purchasing and quality checks.

Technical advisor

Receive and review feedback from customers and follow up to ensure customer satisfaction.

Work with the Directors to investigate customer complaints and conerns arising From products and suggest appropriate solutions. Discuss with tem to identify appropriate course of action.

Identify staff that require on-going training and implement training opportunities to ensure their skills are improved. Work with apprentices and semi-skilled staff to role model appropriate technical skills.

REFERENCE: Martin Swanepoel – 071-***-****

REASON FOR LEAVING: Company closed down.

JOB 11

Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com. COMPANY: CAR SERVICE CITY

DURATION: 2015

POSITION: Group Technical Manager

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBITIES:

Assisting head office and franchise branches with all technical related issues, attending To all customer complaints.

JOB 12

COMPANY: AUTO ADVANTAGE

DURATION: 2015/ JUNE 2016

POSITION: Branch Manager

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Opening a business from start up.

Responsible for job allocation and job flow in the workshop including job scheduling and labour allocation for day to day operations.

Quoting, project management, material purchasing and quality checks.

Technical advisor to all staff.

Securing new business / customers – profitability of workshop.

RMI 5* graded within 3 months.

98% for AA audit.

Featured in Automobile Business Magazine for excellent service.

Elected to represent MIWA at SABS.

Elected to represent RMI at MERSETA training.

REFERENCE – Vishell Premiall (MIWA Director) 082******** REASON FOR LEAVING: Company took on a BEE partner and secured a tender for gearboxe repairs exclusively for Toyota. All the staff was retrenched. Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com. JOB 13

COMPANY: CARTRACK

DURATION: Current

POSITION: Regional Technical Manager

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage workshop.

Manage technicians (trips, fitments etc.).

Counselling, written warnings, charges sheets, complainant statements, hearings.

Assign drivers when requested by different departments.

Sign off all departments overtime, trips etc.

Currently Managing +/- 80 technicians, managers and administrators. Curriculum Vitae of Leslie Kirk 074******* - ac9llp@r.postjobfree.com.



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