Field/Industry: Logistics
Location: Gary IN
Compensation: $50-60K

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 Maintenance Shop Manager in Gary, IN.

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.


  • 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 in to 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:  $50k – 65k and a generous benefits package

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


Interested individuals should reply with a resume attachment. Inquiries will be held in strict confidence.

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Janine Birkhimer
RD Worldwide
Janesville, WI 53545