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Pitt Ohio Shop Supervisor in Peru, Illinois

Description/Job Summary


To oversee the coordination, planning, and scheduling of maintenance at all shop locations. To oversee implementation of the Preventative Maintenance program and ensure compliance with Corporate policies and Federal regulations.


  • Supervise lead mechanics in all Dohrn Shops virtually (from remote location TBD). Report to fleet manager with any concerns, habitual issues, behavioral corrections or training that need to occur.

  • Review repair orders to ensure quality, consistent and efficient work at shops, accuracy of information being entered, as well as job completion times vs standard repair times, advising fleet manager when issues arise.

  • Monitor direct and indirect times in each shop location and strategize on how to maintain company standards.

  • Monitor each shops activity to ensure safe and productive work environment.

  • Work with Fleet Manager to determine manpower needs in regard to overtime, etc.

  • Assist in training and evaluating all shop mechanics.

  • Reacting to change productively - helping to maintain good relationship between the operation and shop staff.

  • Communicate efficiently with terminal managers when needed.

  • Report all facility issues to the Facilities Maintenance Department.

  • Act as liaison between mechanics and parts - monitoring levels and usage of parts, to call out for adjustments to normally stocked parts to minimize downtime.

  • Assisting the parts supervisor in facilitating inventories at the shop level.

  • Assist leads and fleet manager in routing non-shop location PM's and work needed due through Dohrn shops throughout the system.

  • Perform other duties as needed.


  • A minimum age of 18

  • High School completion or equivalent

  • Valid Driver License

  • Supervisory experience required

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Must have the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Must be detail oriented and organized, committed to performing high quality work

  • Strong Interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent attendance

  • Strong leadership skills


  • Weekend and evening hours occasionally required, availability on off shift by cell phone

  • Visual Acuity including regular use of items such as computer screen or monitor

  • Occasional standing, walking, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, carrying, bending at the waist, reaching, and lifting both above and below waist level may be required

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. on a frequent basis and 100+ lbs. on an infrequent basis

  • Must be able to sit and stand for prolonged periods of time

  • Must have the ability to safely enter and maneuver in a shop

  • Must have the ability to work around and operate shop equipment

  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job as specified in the job description

  • May be exposed to extreme hot or cold temperatures in a shop environment and must be able to perform essential functions in these conditions