Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. Fleet Maintenance Advisor in St. Cloud, Minnesota
Fleet Maintenance Advisor
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Location: St. Cloud, MN
Department: Fleet Maintenance
Location Name: ATS Maintenance - St. Cloud, MN
Wage: Depends on Experience Annual
Position Type: Full-Time, Salary
Anderson Trucking Service (ATS) is a family-owned company that has earned its place as a respected industry leader, with sustained growth across the nation. ATS is committed to helping people succeed by delivering worldwide Transportation Solutions. It's an exciting time to make an impact. Pairing your passion and drive with our commitment to your success, sky's the limit! Find your place in the ATS family today. #WeAreATS
The Fleet Maintenance Advisor is responsible for the coordination of maintenance and service needs of ATS fleet equipment (tractors and trailers) by providing emergency assistance and scheduling routine maintenance to ensure the fleet is in good working condition.
Education and Experience
Two year AAS Degree in medium/heavy truck diesel program; or 2-3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the industry.
Understanding of the transportation industry with working knowledge of diesel maintenance and repair principles is preferred.
Basic understanding of planned and unplanned maintenance and repair practices.
Understanding of labor and warranty policies is preferred.
Ability to negotiate cost skillfully in challenging situations with both internal and external customers.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage and prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment.
Strong planning and problem-solving skills; able to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner. Able to gather and analyze information and develop alternative solutions.
Strong computer proficiency with Microsoft Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook. Able to learn company specific programs.
Excellent communication skills (written, listening and verbal).
Willing and able to travel occasionally, including overnight travel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Receive incoming calls from ATS drivers related to breakdown and preventative maintenance needs. Schedule appointments as needed (internal and external).
Partner with outside vendors to schedule necessary repair appointments.
Partner with Operations and Maintenance personnel to minimize truck and trailer downtime.
Request and follow up on outstanding invoicing with vendors and close out work orders.
Provide assistance and guidance to Operations departments on complicated repairs.
Provide superior customer service to internal and external customers, including ATS drivers.
Provide direction to the maintenance staff on necessary repairs.
Required to work weekends on a rotating shift.
Position may require work responsibilities outside of normal business hours, and infrequent travel may be required.
In support of ATS's culture, all employees are expected to consistently, effectively and reliably perform in accordance with the Company's values as set forth in our core competencies and behaviors (All Employee Competencies).
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position performs work primarily in an office setting.
Constantly in a stationary position and occasionally will move around.
Constantly operates a keyboard and mouse and constantly utilizes a computer monitor(s).
Constantly conversing with internal and external customers in person or via phone system.
EEO and Affirmative Action Statement
It is the policy of theATSto provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status.
TheATSdesignated person for issues concerning Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity is Employee Relations Manager at 320-255-7400.
ATSis committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of theATSto provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed.
The policy applies to all employment practices and actions. It includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, job application process, examination and testing, hiring, training, disciplinary actions, rate of pay or other compensation, advancement, classification, transfer, reassignment and promotions.