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Fleet Maintenance Manager

Department: FMLOG Transportation
Post End Date: 11/19/2019
Position Type: Employee
Position Reports To: Sr. Transportation & Traffic Manager
Position Supervises: Shop Foreman/Lead Mechanic
Pay Level: 8
FLSA Status: Exempt



Position Summary:

Supervise and coordinate the activities of truck maintenance. Role model and demonstrate the Company's core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety of self and others.

Frequent independent judgments are essential. Fred Meyer also requires that all associates perform all tasks in a safe manner consistent with corporate policies and state and federal laws.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Model "Customer 1st" behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
  • Coordinate fleet availability
  • Schedule maintenance
  • Produce mechanics' schedule
  • Develop and upgrade fleet information system
  • Obtain permits and licenses; maintain records of permits and licenses
  • Maintain inventory of repair parts and equipment; requisition replacement stock
  • Purchase parts for maintenance department
  • Prepare fuel inventory and reports
  • Prepare repair reports and vehicle requests
  • Review life cycle costing reports
  • Maintain and evaluate tires
  • Recommend capital purchase of new equipment
  • Select vendors
  • Supervise and coach direct reports in the performance of their duties; complete performance reviews and provide feedback to direct reports
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) plus five years experience in diesel mechanics/technology, and two years management experience; or combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Ability to pass drug test
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work weekends on a frequent basis
  • Ability to travel independently on an occasional basis
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Accuracy/attention to detail
  • Ability to organize/prioritize variety of tasks/projects
  • Familiarity with truck maintenance terms and processes
  • Ability to continue education
  • Ability to operate all tools and equipment associated with a diesel engine shop, trucks, tractors, trailers
  • Valid commercial driver's license

Desired Previous Job Experience:

  • Knowledge of Fred Meyer policies, procedures, and organizational structure
  • BA/BS in Business
  • Certificate in diesel technology
  • Experience directing/participating on project teams
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel


Education Level: Other
Required Travel: None
Required Certifications/Licenses: Other
Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: Any


Jobs at Kroger Logistics: Kroger Logistics is a best-in-class supply chain team that services our more than 2,500 grocery and convenience stores that stretch coast-to-coast across the U.S., including Alaska. We are comprised of more than 30 distribution centers, regional freight centers, transportation and office locations. In Kroger Logistics, we offer career opportunities in Safety, Professional Driving, Warehouse Operations, International Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain and Human Resources. If you are looking for an ever-changing, fast-paced environment focused on supporting our Customer 1St Strategy, we welcome your online application.


Company Overview
Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve customers in 2,782 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states.  Our Family of Companies also operates 2,268 pharmacies, 274 fine jewelry stores, 1,489 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.  Kroger is dedicated to our Purpose: to Feed the Human Spirit™ by serving America through food inspiration and uplift and creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025.  Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

 Posting Notes:  TX || Houston || 701 Gellhorn Ave. || 77029 || Kroger Logistics || None || Logistics/Supply Chain; Management || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || Other 

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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