• 14/15 – Industry Award Winner John Lawrence


    WATM | January/February 2015
    By Russell McKinnon

    Winner of the – 2013 Castrol Award for Technical Maintenance and Excellence in the Workshop

    Centurion workshop supervisor John Lawrence says professionalism is borne from a team effort and utilising the best equipment and systems.

    John supervises the truck and dolly workshops at Centurion’s massive Hazelmere complex and prefers to keep his head down and away from the limelight.

    That’s hard to do for Centurion’s employee of the month earlier this year; while he was also in the running for last year’s top employee for the company Australia wide.

    John prefers to let his work speak for itself and expects professionalism from his crew.

    He inherited a team lacking in focus then reshaped the group into a cohesive unit that works hard at keeping Centurion’s 1000-plus fleet on the road and in excellent condition.

    He works alongside workshop manager Craig Holt, who also has a supervisory role with the trailer and fabrication workshops…

    To read more, a pdf version of the full article is available for download here.

    This article is from the January/February 2014 issue of the WA Transport Magazine. The WA Transport Magazine is available directly from the publisher – Angry Chicken Publishing.