Salary Range:$135,000.00 - $200,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the President of a regional truckload carrier.

The VP, Maintenance develops and implements a maintenance strategy for all class-8 trucks, trailers, shop properties and maintenance staff. Drives shop execution on key performance indicators. Certifies maintenance procedures are followed, check quality, and to ensure company is receiving the best value. Ensures shop strategic direction and operations are in line with overall business unit, company goals and values. Negotiates with OEM’s and vendors to cut procurement costs. Reviews financial results, determines priorities, and focuses to maximize business results. Confirms the shop receives, understands, and follows all service bulletins and updates impacting shop performance and maximizing equipment availability. Prepares maintenance cost projections based on known and projected volumes. Hires and develops shop leaders, mechanics, parts technician and schedulers. Identifies and plans maintenance capacity requirements. Determines the skill mix of associates necessary to maximize shop efficiency and cost effectiveness. Continually monitors shop utilization to maximize work done in company shop. Develops cost reporting methods to increase understanding and identify opportunities to adjust strategy. Actively works with management for establishing equipment specifications for major capital expenditures (tractors and trailers). Remains current on industry trends and new product development.

Background Required:
  • Class-8 maintenance management (7 years)
  • Analytics & analysis to establish maintenance policies & procedures
  • Multiple facilities management
  • Procurement & Parts Management
  • Vendor relations & negotiations
  • Tire Maintenance & Recap Programs, including Scrap Rate
  • RPM (regular preventative maintenance) compliance
  • Warranty experience
  • Equipment Breakdown Process
  • Travel – 15-20%
  • Location: Nashville, TN (relocation assistance)
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • TMT Software (i.e.: Transman)
  • Miles per gallon campaign
  • Spec’ing of equipment
  • Education: BA, BS, or Technical Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Excellent communication (i.e. verbal, written, listening, presentations)
  • Collaborative team player
  • Hands-on leadership
  • Results driven
  • Technology champion (embraces data, change & new concepts)
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 Director: Jeff Friess
Truckload & Dedicated

330.664.9400, ext.135

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