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Shop Supervisor

Company: Quality Distribution, Inc.
Location: Texas City
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Quality Carriers, Inc. is the nation's #1 tank trucking company. We transport a broad range of chemical products and provide our customers with value added services. We're a core carrier for many of the Fortune 500 companies engaged in chemical processing and we provide services to each of the top 100 chemical producers in the world with US operations.

We employ over 2,000 people nationwide and have over 200 people in our Tampa based corporate office.

QC is looking for a Shop Supervisor for our Tanker Fleet and Class 8 heavy-duty trucks and trailers shop located in La Porte, TX.

The Shop Supervisor, Under general supervision from the Regional Fleet Manager (RFM), supervises the maintenance of the terminal's tractors and chemical cargo trailers ensuring assets are maintained in accordance with federal (DOT), state and local regulations and company policies. Determines the overall mechanical condition of vehicles and equipment, diagnoses component malfunctions and initiates repair actions. Maintains outside vendor and service provider relationships. Ability and desire to work in a positive, fast-paced, and high energy environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all equipment assigned to the company terminal.
  • Schedules weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual preventive maintenance.
  • Properly annotates all maintenance performed on prescribed forms and enters data into TMT and other data collection systems.
  • Manages the shop facility in a safe, efficient, timely, cost-effective and practical manner and in compliance with OSHA regulations and company policies.
  • Adheres to all established safety policies and standards to include identification, use, and proper procedures for handling or disposal of hazardous wastes.
  • Manage and maintain an inventory of spare parts, tools, specialized test equipment, and consumables.
  • Schedule and supervise mechanics to meet terminal maintenance requirements within budget.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the RFM.

    Minimum education/experience necessary to perform the job:

    • High school diploma or GED plus course work in auto and equipment mechanics at a trade school and six (6) years of experience as a mechanic, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Must Possess at least 2+ years in a Shop Supervisory or Lead Mechanic position
    • Must possess at least 5+ years' industry experience in fleet maintenance
    • Knowledge is mandatory of vehicle and equipment theory, principles and repair relating to diesel engines, air, electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems.
    • Thorough knowledge of tractor and trailer maintenance, DOT rules and regulations, company policies and procedures.
    • Competent computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Excel and Word and other web-based applications. Ability to use vehicle diagnostic software.
    • Proficient in the use and completion of repair and purchase orders produced by a maintenance management system.
    • Minimum special knowledge and skills required: 3 to 5 years as a fleet maintenance supervisor preferred. DOT HM-183 training or experience a plus. ASE certification not required but highly recommended.

      Minimum special knowledge and skills required:

      • 3 to 5 years as a fleet maintenance supervisor preferred.
      • DOT HM-183 training or experience a plus.
      • ASE certification not required but recommended.

        We offer competitive wages and employee benefits (Flexible spending accounts, generous Paid Time Off/Holiday Schedule, On-site Dry Cleaning Pickup and Delivery, in addition to Medical, Dental and Vision plans).

        Quality Carriers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

        Please note that per Quality policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that Quality will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.


Keywords: Quality Distribution, Inc., Texas City , Shop Supervisor, Other , Texas City, Texas

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