Workshop Manager

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Closes: November 30, 2023
Nova Scotia

Workshop Manager

Marine Thinking is seeking a highly-motivated individual looking to join an agile, dynamic, and motivated team in the ocean artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic technology industry. Our technology aims to help protect the environment by supporting the sustainable development of the marine industry. We are looking for an experienced Workshop Manager for managing tools and equipment within the workshop and ensure that all the machinery is maintained and in good working condition. The ideal Workshop Manager will have experience in workshop management and a proven track record of effective tool and equipment management, as well as experience in inventory management.


Key Responsibilities:

· Manage the tools and equipment within the workshop, ensuring that all machinery is maintained and in good working condition

· Oversee the daily operations of the workshop, assigning tasks to team members and ensuring that projects are completed on time and to the required quality standards

· Develop and implement workshop policies and procedures, ensuring that they are followed by all staff

· Monitor and manage the inventory of tools, equipment, and products, ordering new supplies as needed and ensuring that all equipment is properly maintained and repaired

· Develop and implement safety protocols and ensure that all staff adhere to them

· Train and mentor new staff members and ensure that all team members have the necessary skills to perform their duties

· Collaborate with other departments within the company to ensure that workshop activities are aligned with broader company goals

· Implement and maintain a 5S system to ensure a clean, organized, and efficient workspace

· Provide regular reports on workshop activities and performance to senior management

· Maintain the company’s vehicles and vessels



· High School Diploma or equivalent. A trade qualification in mechanical engineering, industrial technology, or a related field is preferred

· 5+ years of experience in workshop management, with a focus on managing tools and equipment

· Strong leadership and management skills, with a proven ability to motivate and develop team members

· Demonstrated ability to manage inventory and control costs

· Knowledge of workshop safety protocols and regulations

· Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical staff

· Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple tasks simultaneously

· Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and workshop management software

· Experience implementing and maintaining a 5S system

· Experience in inventory management


Our company offers a competitive compensation package, a comprehensive benefits program, and the chance to work on exciting, cutting-edge technology in the rapidly expanding field of autonomous systems.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.