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Knight Transportation Assistant Shop Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Provide support to Shop Manager. Manage Parts side of the business.

  • Maintain shop records such as tire count, inventory of parts, outstanding invoices and contracts.

  • Identify warranty coverage of equipment repairs and ensure warranty claims are filed correctly.

  • Identify chronic and repetitive repair issues and determine optimal solutions based on safety, time an cost.

  • Evaluate service quality and continually improve metrics for assigned location(s).

  • Mentor and develop other technician to ensure productivity and efficiency standards are met.

  • Mindfully create, review, monitor and close work orders in a safe and timely manner.

  • Effectively assign and schedule work to a varying number of technicians.

  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving organizational objectives.

  • Skills: Must be familiar with completing purchase orders and/or repair orders. Must be familiar with looking up parts and placing on-line orders using appropriate OEM websites. Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be familiar with Microsoft Office suite. Must be a team player. Must possess strong attention to detail.

  • Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Experience Required: Previous mechanical experience. Previous experience complying with OSHA, DOT, and CSA regulations preferred. Prior management experience preferred.