J.B. Hunt Transport Sr Shop Foreman in St Louis, Missouri
Sr Shop Foreman
Production & Skilled Trades
United States of America
Under general direction, this position is a mid-level people management position. It will assist with developing strategies to ensure teams at the facility run at optimal performance. The incumbent will manage facility audits, inventory, budgets, and meeting goals. The position will perform multiple personnel management tasks including but not limited to discipline, staffing, performance management, annual reviews, and time and attendance. This position has the possibility to work outdoors, in the elements, or across multiple shifts including nights and/or weekends in addition to overtime; it requires full-time attendance.
Key Responsibilities: • Ensure work shift begins on schedule and assign work orders to technicians to maintain an orderly and efficient workflow that meets internal customer deadlines; manage cost per hour. • Monitor work in progress on the floor to ensure it is performed safely, correctly, and meets standard repair times. • Schedule inbound equipment and maintain estimated running time so that repairs are assigned in order of priority; ensure equipment status is updated continually to maximize utilization. • Inspect completed repairs to ensure equipment is up to DOT and company standard. • Monitor that all required repair campaigns are completed and warranty procedures are followed. • Maintain the company's safety culture by promoting a safe work environment in compliance with federal and state regulations, conduct safety meetings, mock OSHA inspections, model safe work habits, etc. • Assist with establishing goals; train staff on service bulletins, OSHA compliance, company policies and procedures. • Perform multiple personnel management tasks including but not limited to staffing, performance management, annual reviews, and time and attendance. • Monitor expenses related to shop management in order to maintain the budget. • Solicit, assign, and monitor onsite vendors to ensure proper repairs are completed and costs are controlled. • In the absences of a supervisor, may make critical decisions regarding the shop and/or personnel. • Perform daily operational tasks as needed including estimates, down unit reporting, yardchecks, etc. • Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualification: High School Diploma or GED equivalent with 3-5 years of related experience and 2-3 years of direct or indirect management experience. Preferred Qualification: Ability to act professionally Ability to communicate (written and verbal) effectively Ability to document information and make quick decisions Ability to fulfill physical requirements (lift/move appliance up to 50 pounds) Ability to manage a team Ability to wear appropriate work attire (protective gear/PPE) Ability to work both individually and as a team Ability to work in a fast-paced environment Ability to work with under minimal direction.
GED (Required), High School (Required)
Facilities Management, Maintenance, Management-Entry Level, Safety, Transportation/Logistics
Job Opening ID:
00364601 Sr Shop Foreman (Open)
“This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.”
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