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Job Code:201129
Job Title:SHOP MANAGER
Job Category:SKILLED TRADES
Location:MISSISSAUGA, ON

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POSITION TITLE:

Shop Manager

COMPENSATION:

This position comes with a strong compensation package, including benefits

LOCATION:

Mississauga, ON

THE COMPANY:

Our client, a family-run, industry leader in transportation, logistics and distribution in North America, has paved the way for over 70 years. Since day one this employer of choice has embraced innovative technology and progressive practices. All the while keeping their eye firmly on the prize of being the leading provider of supply chain logistics services by offering their clients a competitive range of value-added services. 

Their mandate, and key to success, has always been to maintain a team of responsible and committed transportation and distribution experts who partner with their clients to provide first class solutions. They do so in a manner that prizes, above all else, safety, quality, agility, efficiency and innovation.

They employ thousands of professionals, sport a fleet of thousands of tractors and trailers, and operate dozens of Distributions Centre’s and terminals throughout Ontario and Quebec.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

This is an opportunity to join an employer of choice who provides the resources, support and infrastructure to expertly carry out the duties of each important position within the organization. Our client is a rare breed in today’s work-a-day world, respectful of the fact their employees have interests and obligations independent of your work-related duties and mindful of the importance of a positive work/life balance. As a result, they extend to their teams various programs to support their employees in these initiatives. 

One talented individual will be fortunate to join our client and this progressive organization in the very important and essential capacity of Shop Manager. If you are someone who thrives under the unique pressure that comes with the world of Transportation Workshop Equipment Maintenance, who can think ahead and on their toes, and who can multi-task like few others…we want to hear from you. 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Shop Manager will manage the entire repairs and maintenance operations for all motorized and non-motorized equipment.  You will manage all operational priorities, which includes all employees under your responsibility, ensuring they meet and achieve their goals. This includes setting KPI’s, performance reviews, providing technical support, development and training, discipline and dismissal of employees and participating in hiring interviews with the collaboration of Human Resources.

Along with managing the mechanical workshop operations, you will ensure that company standards and maintenance procedures are observed, including Health and Safety and Ministry of Transportation policies and procedures.

You will investigate and analyze incidents, accidents and damages to equipment accordingly to the company’s criteria. You will manage out-of-service equipment to minimize downtime, supervise preventative maintenance work, and manage follow-up and charge back any external work done to the units (eg: forklifts, electrical and propane).

You will be responsible for workshop purchasing. This includes employees’ needs pertaining to tools and ensuring their availability with respect to the budget.

Crucially, you will stop the execution of any kind of equipment or accessory that represents immediate danger. Making employees aware of the importance of respecting the secure working zone (marked by bands, cones pedestrian walkways and fences) is imperative in this position and to the organization as a whole.

EXPERIENCE: In order to be COMPETITIVE for this position, you will have:

  • 5 years of relevant experience in a Truck/Trailer shop
  • 310T or 310J license
  • Experience as a shop foreman/manager
  • Computer knowledge

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

310T or 310J technician license

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full Time

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

Occasional travelling - for training or visiting other workshops

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

Yes

JOB CATEGORY:

Skilled Trades

INDUSTRY:

Transportation:Ground/Trucking

DATE:

October 25, 2018

CONTACT:

Charmaine Kapasky: Recruitment Consultant – Transportation & Logistics

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: ckapasky@stoakley.com

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Charmaine Kapasky: http://stoakley.com/meet-charmaine-kapasky/

KEYWORDS:

Mechanic, truck, trailer, manager, shop, truck shop, trailer shop, technician

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201129

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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