Salary Range:$100,000.00 - $110,000.00

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Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the CEO of a premier asset-light based logistics provider.

The Director, Maintenance is responsible for the regional trucking day-to-day fleet maintenance with 150 tractors. 80% of the existing business within flatbed industry and 20% within refrigerated transportation. With a staff of 7 direct reports (Shop Forman, Shop Manager, Mechanics, Technicians, clerk). Maintains trailer cost-per-mile (CPM) at or better then industry standards. Maintains company computer system (McLeod), including entering work orders, inventory, and trailer information. Provides leadership to build and maintain strong teams through effective communications and development measures. Confers with department heads to arrange for equipment such as trailers and within operations tracking system, to be released form service for inspections, service, or repair. Establishes policies for inspections, maintenance, and repair of company equipment; schedules repairs; assigns and directs activities of service and repair personnel; and follows up on repairs being made. Provides continuous improvements in productivity, quality, and the efficiency of all maintenance operations. Authorizes and arranges for purchase of supplies, tools, and machinery. Consults with executive staff on operation and servicing divisions on equipment replacement needs. Contracts for repair services not performed in company shop. Investigates and evaluates cause and extent of damage to trailers. Contracts and negotiates pricing with third party vendors for all parts and supplies. Monitors usage, pricing, and credits for inventory at all locations. Manages DOT compliance and CSA maintenance BASIC to acceptable company standards. Sell-dispose of tractors and trailers retired form fleet due to age and-or condition. Sell other equipment as identified by executive management.

Background Required:
  • Class-8 maintenance management (5 years)
  • Analytics & analysis to develop maintenance practices & procedures (SOP’s)
  • Improved cost-per-mile (CPM)
  • Inventory management: Parts management, procurement & warranty
  • Regular preventative maintenance compliance - RPM
  • Vendor relations and negotiations (onsite & on-the-road)
  • Equipment breakdown process
  • Location: Gary, IN (relocation assistance)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Microsoft Excel (i.e. pivot tables)
  • McLeod software, Dossier Systems
  • Recruit, train, & mentor associates
  • Education: College degree or Maintenance Certification
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication (i.e. verbal, written, listening, presentations)
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent customer service
  • Able to multi-task

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Leader: Andrew Keenan
Truckload & Dedicated

330.664.9400, ext.168

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