Sample Job Description for Shop Manager

This sample job description template for the position of Shop Manager is intended to serve as guidance only; please make necessary changes to reflect the actual requirements of the position in your organization.

Job Title: Shop Manager

Location of the Job: Mahwah, NJ 07430

Years of Experience: 1 to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

This individual would be responsible for supervising production personnel while maintaining a visible profile on the production floor to insure quality/​safety.​ Make sure all work stations are in sync and on schedule.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that proper staffing is in place to meet the department’s responsibilities.
  • Evaluates the business impact and makes all equipment maintenance decisions on repairs that are completed on equipment that is not performed in a Knight facility.
  • Manages all areas in the maintenance department.
  • Manages the maintenance procurement and purchasing functions which requires that the position seeks out and makes agreements with outside vendors in their area of responsibility to help maintain their equipment.
  • Handles employee issues and ensures that these issues are solved in a timely and effective manner.
  • Exhibits a thorough knowledge of Federal DOT regulatory requirements and Company Maintenance Policies to ensure that all of the correct safety procedures are being followed in the shop and maintenance areas.
  • Manages and evaluates shop and maintenance employee performance by conducting performance reviews and giving corrective feedback to achieve the required level of performance when necessary.
  • Accountable to ensure that the proper record keeping requirements are being followed per Federal DOT regulatory requirements.
  • Accountable to ensure the equipment is maintained in ordinance to Federal DOT regulatory requirements.

Position Requirements:

  • Knowledge of AS/400 operating system, TMT and MS Word Systems.
  • Reasoning ability-Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Maintenance and management experience in a related shop position.
  • Leadership ability-Demonstrated skills in internship settings that exhibit desired leadership competencies and abilities.
  • Exhibits characteristics of a winning attitude and commitment to excel and compete in a winning and challenging environment and culture.
  • Communications ability-Effective oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
  • Analytical ability-Ability to apply concepts of basic math and analysis of complex business and customer problems.
  • Education or experience in a transportation/equipment maintenance environment.

Salary: $11.00 – $13.00 Hourly DOE