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Maintenance and Breakdown Coordinator

Company: Westar Logistics
Location: Rogers
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Maintenance and Breakdown Coordinator
Job TitleMaintenance and Breakdown CoordinatorIndustryTransportation/LogisticsDepartmentHeavy Vehicle MaintenanceCountryUnited StatesState/ProvinceArkansasCityRogers
Job SummaryThis position is responsible for resolving equipment failure and breakdown issues for a fleet of diesel tractors and refrigerated semi-trailers. -A successful candidate will possess good judgement and extensive road-transportation repair and maintenance experience. -The Maintenance and Breakdown Coordinator will be expected to liaise with vehicle operators and leasing customers, accurately identify the nature of breakdown incident, and then independently provide safe cost-effective advice to facilitate speedy return-to-service. -This role is also required to negotiate with vehicle maintenance service providers and suppliers to source all the company's maintenance inventory and outsource any mechanical repairs which cannot be fixed internally. -This job is an unsupervised, office-bound role for a reliable individual decision-maker.
Key Responsibilities

  • Provide safe and cost-effective advice to vehicle operators and leasing customers in the event of equipment failure or breakdown.
  • Maintain the company's fleet maintenance database so that if accurately tracks all repair events and costs associated with each vehicle or trailer.
  • Inspect all maintenance bills and work orders for any billing errors and professionally dispute any discrepancies with the maintenance service provider or vendor.
  • Efficiently procure maintenance and repair inventory items for the company.
  • Locate the appropriate vendor closest to the breakdown to ensure minimum wait time, competitive pricing, and quality repairs to minimize cost.
  • Quickly resolve tire and equipment issues related to breakdown, repair, and roadside assistance.
    Skills Requirements
    • Demonstrate proficient technical knowledge of preventative maintenance, replacement parts and the repairing of diesel tractors and refrigerated trailers.
    • Possess basic computer skills to accurately maintain the company's maintenance and repair database.
    • Be trusted to work independently to make sound-decisions when coordinating vehicle repair efforts.
    • Have a basic understanding of maintenance bills and work-orders to interpret the accuracy and appropriateness all repair charges.
    • Sufficient organization skills to monitor and track multiple repair commitments.
    • Professional verbal and written communications.
      Minimum Qualification
      • Must have had commercial semi-tractor driving experience at one point.
      • At least 5+ years' experience in diesel tractors and refrigerated trailer maintenance and repair.
      • Minimum of two years in a maintenance supervisory role.
        Desired Qualifications and Skills
        • Accredited maintenance qualifications in semi-tractor transportation
        • Prior experience in tire and repair procurement.
        • Proven track record directing breakdown and repair operations.
          Salary and Benefits
          • $50,000 - $65,000 annual salary.
          • Healthcare, Dental and Vision benefits eligible after 1-month of hire.

Keywords: Westar Logistics, Rogers , Maintenance and Breakdown Coordinator, Professions , Rogers, Arkansas

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