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Fleet Maintenance Supervisor

Company: Dairy Farmers of America
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Country Fresh has an immediate opening for a Fleet Maintenance Supervisor for our fluid milk, cultured products and ice cream manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids, MI.-- In this role you will supervise daily shop activities and fleet mechanics who provide preventative and corrective maintenance for DFA-owned equipment.-- As the supervisor, you will plan, schedule and document repair work to ensure that all work is done in a safe, compliant, efficient, and cost-effective manner.-- This position reports to the Sr. Manager, Transportation/Distribution.----Country Fresh is a farmer-owned brand of Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a dairy marketing cooperative owned by more than 12,500 family farmers. Our mark matters and it represents the wholesomeness of dairy that we share with our communities and loved ones. DFA manufactures a variety of dairy products, including cheese, butter, fluid milk, ice cream, dairy ingredients and more, under well-known and established regional brands. Our fingerprints touch thousands of brands across the marketplace, and we're passionate about delivering the simple pleasures of dairy to people everywhere, straight from our family farm-owners. At Kemps, we create fluid milk and cream and are proud to provide families with fresh, delicious dairy.----By joining DFA, you can help us continue to make a difference that matters. We care deeply about the well-being of our neighbors and friends, and we celebrate the diversity of our company and our world. It takes an incredible team to deliver the goodness of dairy and enrich our communities - come join us!----------Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:--Create and execute the daily/weekly plan for assigned shop location(s) to accomplish preventative maintenance and set or reevaluate priorities depending on location needs.------Train and direct fleet maintenance mechanics on safest and most efficient methods of performing preventative maintenance and repairs.--Create employee schedules, approve timecards/time-off requests, and work with HR to resolve any payroll issues.-- Complete annual performance reviews.-- Coach, counsel, and take appropriate corrective action; interview and hire new employees in partnership with HR.--Supervise the financial status of assigned location(s) and monitor and control labor, supplies, and cost.-- Oversee shop inventory control system to ensure necessary equipment and parts levels are maintained and purchases or major repairs to manager as appropriate.--Monitor operational performance and efficiency; assist in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement and customer satisfaction opportunities.--Review DVIR's (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report) and communicate service needs to manager or appropriate individual.-- Ensure proper chain of custody is followed by shop staff for daily paperwork, work orders, and parts usage utilizing fleet management software or other computer programs.--Manage adherence to safety procedures and policies established by company policy, OSHA, and DOT laws.--Perform inspections of internal and outside repairs to ensure all work was properly completed in accordance with company's safety and compliance procedures and federal and state regulations.--Maintain advanced knowledge of engine, emission systems, transmission, brake, hydraulic, and electrical systems to perform advanced preventive and repair maintenance functions on heavy equipment and vehicles used by the Company, both onsite and on the road.--Assist in routine environmental, safety, OSHA, and DOT compliance and reporting for assigned location.--Develop and maintain professional relationships with local and national vendors to ensure best pricing and quality work.--Actively promote a safety culture by adherence to safety procedures.-- Work with safety and environmental manager on investigations and corrective actions as a result of injuries/accidents, audits, or employee concerns.--

Keywords: Dairy Farmers of America, Grand Rapids , Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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