Field/Industry: Transportation
Location: Beaver Dam, WI

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Are you a motivated, flexible, hardworking team player with a deep understanding of the transportation industry? Do you want to work in a fast-paced environment where you’ll have the support you need to develop a small shop to its full potential?

Our search firm has been chosen to recruit for a Shop Foreman in Beaver Dam, WI.

Our client is an established state-of-the-art flatbed transportation company with a commitment to relationships, safety, and efficiency. Our client offers a dynamic work environment with a focus on employee development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates the daily and long-term scheduled and unscheduled maintenance of company equipment to ensure the safest and most cost-effective operations.
  • Authorizes and reviews all repairs to equipment.
  • Organizes and assigns departmental workload to maximize efficiency and quality of mechanics’ performance.
  • Instructs, guides, supervises, motivates, and evaluates technicians.
  • Coordinates availability of equipment with the operations department to efficiently schedule routine maintenance programs, as well as any emergency maintenance procedures.
  • Coordinates prompt and efficient handling of all breakdowns of company vehicles while on the road.
  • Accountable for parts accuracy, carrying costs, ordering and receiving procedures, and deadstock management.
  • Oversees purchasing of mechanical parts, tires, and oil to ensure availability of components for maintenance as needed. Monitor expenditures to ensure cost-effectiveness.
  • Oversees real-time entry of repair orders and accompanying information into r/o systems.
  • Audits and closes repair orders, time spent on jobs, and parts consumption on a daily and weekly basis to ensure accuracy, quality, and efficiency of shop performance.
  • Resolves staff issues that arise within the shop in an impartial and effective manner.
  • Maintains constantly updated familiarity with DOT, manufacturer, and company operational regulations and requirements for all equipment serviced by the shop.
  • Displays a consistently positive attitude and utilizes effective communication skills to maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ensures that all technicians and maintenance staff are trained in appropriate safety procedures and conduct all activity in accordance with the company’s safety program.
  • Explores, documents, and recommends to management new methods and/or systems which would improve maintenance shop performance.

Salary: Based on experience and certifications

Hours: 40+ hours per week. The position will call for variation in days and hours pending fleet and shop needs.


To be considered for this opportunity, please respond with an updated resume. Inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

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Janine Birkhimer
RD Worldwide
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