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SHOP FOREMAN - DAYS | Ottawa

Parts for Trucks is Atlantic Canada’s leading distributor of heavy duty truck and trailer parts, operating 16 sales outlets and 5 service centres located throughout the region.  We supply parts, truck-mounted equipment and repair service to customers across all areas of the trucking industry.  We have an opening for a Shop Foreman (Day Shift) at our Ottawa, ON service centre.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • The Shop Foreman plays a key role in scheduling, assigning and overseeing mechanical work performed by a team of eight technicians.
  • Serve as a central point of communication between Service Department staff and customers, from independent operators to large fleets, to ensure optimal customer service.
  • Monitor job progress, and adjust workload as needed to meet timelines.  Help with troubleshooting and problem solving on complicated repairs.
  • Use mechanical expertise to estimate labour requirements and job costs.  Review completed repair orders to ensure proper description and accurate coding of work performed.
  • Administer relevant company policies and procedures.  Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the shop, as well as the safety of employees, tools, equipment and procedures.
  • Hours of work are Monday to Friday, 7am-4pm.

      Qualifications:

      • Licensed Truck & Transport / Trailer Technician with at least 2-3 years of experience in the trade.
      • Previous experience in a supervisory or foreman position would be an asset.
      • Strong mechanical aptitude and diagnostic skills covering the full scope of heavy truck repair. Able to work hands-on to mentor and provide guidance to technicians.
      • Excellent communication skills and versatility for balancing responsibilities of the position.
      • Experience opening and editing work orders in a computerized environment, and extensive use of email correspondence for customer communication.
      • Bilingual English/French would be a great asset.

          Parts for Trucks offers a competitive compensation package, including shift premium, tool allowance, safety boot allowance, group benefits and a registered pension plan.  Contact our Service Manager for further information, to provide your resume or complete an application form:

          Parts for Trucks
          Dan Cormier – Service Manager
          1621 Michael St
          Ottawa ON
          K1B 3T3
          dcormier@partsfortrucks.com

           We thank all applicants for their interest.  Only those selected for interview will be contacted.  Parts for Trucks is an equal opportunity employer.  We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and are committed to equitable hiring practices.

           

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