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Shop Assistant Manager

Company: Knight Transportation
Location: Aurora
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Knight TransportationAre you leader with parts and shop experience? Are you familiar with parts inventory control and technician mentoring? If so, Work with the Industry Leader!As the most profitable and fastest growing truckload carrier, we are driven to innovate the transportation industry. Knight is a career destination for passionate and talented people seeking growth and opportunity with an industry leader. What do we live by? The answer is simple OUR PEOPLE! Knight Transportation is powered by people. We are committed to a culture of high expectations and exceptional performance. At Knight, we hire good teammates who share our values, unselfishly take personal accountability for results, and bring innovative ideas to the table. Our people are passionate about continual learning, display honesty and mutual respect, and give their best every day. Join our Knight Family as we offer results-driven people a place to make a difference in a stable and maturing industry. As the Assistant Shop Leader, you will identify best cost value and parts solutions in order to enhance shop performance. Salary Range $40,000 to $60,000 based on experience and skill levelJob Responsibilities: What you will do

  • Issue purchase orders and purchases parts for terminal at best possible price and value.
  • Negotiate parts and material prices with vendors.
  • Identify warranty coverage of equipment repairs and ensure warranty claims are filed correctly.
  • Assist terminal leadership in identifying areas for improvement as needed.
  • Maintain shop records such as tire count, inventory of parts, outstanding invoices and contracts.
  • Identify chronic and repetitive repair issues and determine optimal solutions based on safety, time an cost.
  • Evaluate service quality and continually improve metrics for assigned location(s).
  • Provide hands-on training and mentoring to fellow team members.
  • To ensure productivity and efficiency standards are met.
  • Mindfully create, review, monitor and close work orders in a safe and timely manner.
  • Effectively assign and schedule work to a varying number of technicians.
  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving organizational objectives.Qualifications:
    • 3+ years' experience with on-the-job training in parts and shop operations.
    • Previous leadership experience preferred.
    • High School diploma or equivalent required.
    • Must be familiar with completing purchase orders and/or repair orders.
    • Must be familiar with looking up parts and placing on-line orders using appropriate OEM websites.
    • Must possess excellent 10 key and computer keyboarding skills.
    • Must possess good written and oral communication skills.

Keywords: Knight Transportation, Aurora , Shop Assistant Manager, Executive , Aurora, Colorado

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