Shop Supervisor

Job Locations US-TX-Laredo
Job ID 2020-4727
Direct Hire


Shop Supervisor – Laredo, TX

Pay is $55K - $65K per year (DOE)

Tuesday – Saturday, 3:30 PM – 12:30 AM

Military Veterans Wanted




Job requirements may include, but not be limited to:

  • Oversee the daily repair and maintenance operation of tractor, trailer and reefer units at our Laredo, TX maintenance facility.
  • Promote strong Safety Culture and ensure a safe work environment.
  • Ensure efficient and quality service.
  • Provide technical guidance as necessary during repairs.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems and metrics necessary for measuring all aspects of operational management and development.
  • Manage training and professional development of onsite personnel.
  • Develop and deliver individual performance reviews. Provide “Coaching for Performance” leadership to all employees.
  • Provide timely communication to employees through shop meetings and written formats.
  • Ensure a timely and accurate repair order and billing process is in place.
  • Be primary point of contact for driver resolution concerning repair issues.
  • Work independently and with little direction.  Multi-task and manage multiple projects and initiatives.
  • Understand expense tracking, budgeting and basic accounting principles and using this understanding to drive efficient financial performance.
  • Manage projects from the task level up with the consistent goal of on-time and on-budget performance.
  • Gain clear understanding of the work needed and drive tasks to on-time completion.
  • Communication is essential in this position.  The ideal candidate will keep all parties apprised of expected completion times & dates.  Each person is a customer and must be treated as such.  Follow-up is critical to keep internal and external customers informed and updated on maintenance status.  Written communication is essential to the job and must be handled well.  E-mail, memos, and letters should be professional and respectful at all times with a clear and concise message.
  • Cultivate and maintain excellent relationships with site and division managers.  The successful candidate will embrace this culture and easily integrate into the flow. 
  • Manage vendor issues and ensure that repairs are done on time and within cost constraints.  Be comfortable providing direct, honest feedback that holds vendors accountable.
  • Ensure compliance with our Preventive Maintenance Inspection Program
  • Ensure DOT inspection compliance
  • Monitor vehicle service failure history, identify trends, and develop actions to prevent failures
  • Ensure compliance to applicable environmental regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.



 Job qualifications may include, but not be limited to:

  • 5+ years’ experience with Heavy Duty Vehicle Maintenance
  • Proven Operations Management experience
  • Experienced in vendor relations
  • Experienced in multiple shift shop management
  • Experienced in financial controls and budgeting
  • Computer experience required
  • Must be very detail oriented and organized with an ability to effectively multi-task
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and the required drive to see the entire Team succeed






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