The Shop Foreman is a key leader role in the Maintenance Department. This individual will spearhead tractor trailer readiness and availability for our drivers and operations group. The individual is responsible for providing purpose, direction, and motivation to the 1st shift shop maintenance team while continuing workflow continuity to the second shift crew. The Shop Foreman will also provide oversight to the trailer service section when required.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned
- Have strong mechanical aptitude
- Complete priority work carried over from the previous shift and assign 1st shift work for technicians as the situation develops
- Perform random quality assurance checks and status of worked performed by technicians
- Drive and lead an enhanced preventive maintenance program standard
- Ensure technician repair orders are reviewed for accuracy and details of repair reasons, complaints, causes, and corrective actions
- Comply and enforce CTS, State, and Federal safety standards for all work processes
- Provide accountability, issuance, and security of the internal repair parts inventory in excess of 5,000-line items
- Brief end-of-shift maintenance statuses to shop office staff
- Respond professionally and rapidly to vehicle drive-up events and driver needs
NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assist Technicians when needed
- Promptly notify appropriate leadership of safety, emergency, or security events
- Assist Director of Maintenance with technician quarterly performance reviews
- Occasional snow and debris removal in facility parking areas
- Ensure shop clean-up is accomplished at end-of-shift
This position is responsible for the daily management of a team of technicians to meet and exceed performance expectations for safety, quality, parts integrity, and performance.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- High School diploma or a general education degree (GED) with minimum 3 – 5 years experience in the heavy automotive industry
- Associates degree in mechanical or diesel technology, or other related field of study with minimum 2 – 3 years’ experience in the heavy automotive industry
- ASE T2-T8 preferred but not required, or
- Former Noncommissioned Officers with MOS 62, 63, 91, 0341 series
- All relative experience and education will be considered
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, sit, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The employee may be required to lift or exert force up to 80 pounds on occasion.