SGS Ghana Limited

 +233 302 77 39 94 / 95
14 Ridge Road, Roman Ridge

Wherever you are in the world, in whatever industry, you can rely on our international teams of experts to provide you with specialized business solutions to make your business faster, simpler and more efficient. We partner with you to offer independent services that will help you reduce risk, streamline your processes and operate in a more sustainable manner. You can find out more about how we can help you reach your objectives by viewing our corporate video.

Our group profile

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, we operate a network of more than 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.

Our core services can be divided into four categories:

  • Inspection: our comprehensive range of world-leading inspection and verification services, such as checking the condition and weight of traded goods at transshipment, help you to control quantity and quality, and meet all relevant regulatory requirements across different regions and markets

  • Testing: our global network of testing facilities, staffed by knowledgeable and experienced personnel, enable you to reduce risks, shorten time to market and test the quality, safety and performance of your products against relevant health, safety and regulatory standards

  • Certification: we enable you to demonstrate that your products, processes, systems or services are compliant with either national or international standards and regulations or customer defined standards, through certification

  • Verification: we ensure that products and services comply with global standards and local regulations. Combining global coverage with local knowledge, unrivalled experience and expertise in virtually every industry, SGS covers the entire supply chain from raw materials to final consumption.

We are constantly looking beyond customers’ and society’s expectations in order to deliver market leading services wherever they are needed. As the leader in providing specialized business solutions that improve quality, safety and productivity and reduce risk, we help customers navigate an increasingly regulated world. Our independent services add significant value to our customers’ operations and ensure business sustainability.

As well as delivering services that promote sustainable development, our values also show a commitment to corporate sustainability. For us, sustainability is about managing a long-term profitable business while taking into account all the positive and negative environmental, social and economic effects we have on society. You can find out more about our sustainability policies and program in our Corporate Sustainability section.

Our vision

We aim to be the most competitive and the most productive service organization in the world. Our core competencies in inspection, verification, testing and certification are being continuously improved to be best-in-class. They are at the heart of what we are. Our chosen markets will be solely determined by our ability to be the most competitive and to consistently deliver unequalled service to our customers all over the world.

Our values

We seek to be epitomized by our passion, integrity, entrepreneurialism and our innovative spirit, as we continually strive to fulfill our vision. These values guide us in all that we do and are the bedrock upon which our organization is built.

Our history

Established in 1878, SGS transformed grain trading in Europe by offering innovative agricultural inspection services. The Company was registered in Geneva as Société Générale de Surveillance in 1919. Shares were first listed on (SWX) Swiss Exchange in 1985. Since 2001, we have only one class of shares consisting of registered shares.

The current structure of our company, consisting of ten business segments operating across ten geographical regions, was formed in 2001. From our beginnings in 1878 as a grain inspection house, we have steadily grown into our role as the industry leader. We have done this through continual improvement and innovation and through supporting our customers’ operations by reducing risk and improving productivity.

1 . Fleet Operations Manager
17 June 2016

The Fleet Operations Manager will be responsible for overseeing all activities relative to the running of the fleet of vehicles of the company. This includes recruitment, staffing and training, management of administrative systems, reporting, budgeting, vendor contracts, dealership relations and maintaining the company’s fleet in optimal running condition.

The position is based in Accra

The responsibilities for this office shall include but is not limited to the following:

• Plans, schedules, and directs the operations of vehicle repair shops; develops and maintains effective shop safety and performance standards, policies, and procedures; assures accuracy of contractor shop and parts inventories; develops and oversees section budget.

• Directs  the  service,  repair,  and  preventive  maintenance  of  the company’s  fleet  of vehicles; develops, implements, and supervises preventive maintenance programs; periodically reviews repair work and procedures to ensure accuracy, completeness, and efficiency; recommends vehicles for replacement, prepares specifications, and advices management on auction or disposal of company vehicles as necessary.

• Investigates motor vehicle accidents, negotiates settlements, collects damages, and authorizes repairs to the company’s fleet of vehicles.

• Plans and administers a preventive maintenance and vehicular replacement program.

• Prepares cost analysis and periodic management and operational reports.

• Reviews purchase requests and code various invoices in existing company software for new and replacement vehicles

• Conduct periodic inspections of fleet of vehicles and workshops to ensure that adhereence to contractual provisions and company policies and procedures are done and submit quarterly reports to management.

• Maintain knowledge of and compliance of all company policies, standard operating procedures and other documents that are appropriate to the workplace, ensuring that vehicle policies are adhered to by all employees.

• Participate in company initiatives, including performance assessment and improvement, development process in accordance with approved company programs.

• Report all accidents incidents, damages, breakdowns, safety and environmental hazards and community complaints to management in a timely manner.

• Assist with Business Planning and budget preparation process including Budget Review Session and business plan submission and presentations

• Become familiar with and strictly adhere to the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental standards. Act as a role model in complying with and supporting these standards and practices.

• Degree or its equivalent in Mechanical Engineering/Automotive Engineering

• 8-12 years automotive experience in operations management capacity, including two years of supervisory experience in automotive maintenance and repair and/or vehicular fleet operations.

• Excellent Fleet Management Experience

• Good Defensive Driver Acumen,

• Must have good Oil product, Vehicle inspection and delivery procedure knowledge

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office suits including Word and Excel

• Excellent communication skills

• Vehicle Tracking Experience

• A valid driver’s license and excellent driving experience

• 8-12 years automotive experience in operations management capacity, including two years of supervisory experience in automotive maintenance and repair and/or vehicular fleet operations.

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