Shop Foreman 

Ottawa, Ontario

OVERVIEW

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 (Evening Shift) at our Ottawa, ON service centre.

 

Responsibilities

  • The Shop Foreman plays a key role in scheduling, assigning and overseeing mechanical work performed by a team of 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 Thursday, 12:20pm-11:00pm.

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.

What We Offer

Competitive
Compensation
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On-site
Parking

Profit
Sharing

STAFF 
DISCOUNTS

COMPANY
EVENTS

EDUCATION
SUPPORT

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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Dan Cormier
Service Manager    
1621 Micheal St
Ottawa, ON
K1B 3T3
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