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Baylor Trucking: Shop Supervisor

Baylor Trucking, Milan, IN, USA

Job Type

Full Time

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General Description: To ensure the overall performance and quality of the operation of the department on a daily basis while exceeding safe and legal requirements set by the Department of Transportation and adhere to Baylor Trucking’s policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure maintenance performed on equipment and facilities are to DOT and

industry recommended standards

  • Ensure mechanics are logged into jobs by work performed

  • Accurately identify necessary parts for repair and ensure parts are coded to

correct work orders

  • Follow OHSA guidelines for shop safety at all times

  • Ensure Baylor Trucking company parameters are intact during each inbound

  • Maintain outside vendor equipment according to stated standards and requests

  • Practice continuous improvement by creating curriculums and schedules for

technicians to continuously improve knowledge and skills

  • Prepare morning reports, out of service lists, empty units ready lists for

dispatch and lost equipment lists for morning check

  • Assign work priorities to technicians

  • Create work orders

  • Monitor and track repair time by unit

  • Establish standards for technicians and trainees

  • Evaluate any repairs that may exceed value of the unit and discuss options

with supervisor

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the

following competencies:

  • Experienced in vehicle and equipment repair with comprehension of engine

theory, steering, transmissions, drive trains, braking systems, HVAC and

electrical/electronic repair

  • Possess computer skills for diagnosing vehicle/component failures and

reprogramming engine/component ECU’s

  • Ability to perform data entry with some proficiency in Microsoft Word,

Excel, RTA, Internet, Outlook, and AS400 required

  • Communicates well with supervisors, mechanics, service advisors from

outside repair facilities and drivers

  • Driver’s license required, CDL class “A” preferred

  • Must be able to perform work as a mechanic if the need arises

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Work order entry accuracy of 99%

  • Rework rates of less than 1%

  • Mechanic accountability/ efficiency of at least 80%

  • Inventory accuracy of at least 90%

  • Manage indirect labor as to not exceed 20%

Physical Demands: Position requires the ability to lift up to 75 lbs. and to withstand

temporary temperature extremes. Requires ability to work above ground level at times.

Work Environment: Ability to multi-task due to fluctuating and, at times, heavy work

flow. Individual should come to work prepared to work a shop environment. Overtime

work as needed.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid driver’s license. If possessing a CDL

license, a valid medical examination certificate is required. Any additional mechanical

certificates such as ASE certification are recommended. Complete and pass Baylor

Trucking sponsored training for Benedix Brake School, Wheel Training, Tire Training

and OHSA Training.


Baylor Trucking is proud to offer Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance,

Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, PTO and 401(k) with company match.

About the Company

Baylor Trucking is a leading truckload carrier that specializes in providing contracted,
expedited, and service-focused transportation and logistics solutions. Headquartered in
Milan, Indiana, Baylor Trucking is a nationally recognized carrier of truckload freight.
Baylor Trucking has over 75 years of longevity as a result of staying true to core principles to deliver safely, legally, and on time. Baylor strives to treat its team like
family, which allows the Company to attract and retain the highest employees.

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