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Quality Distribution Shop Supervisor in Gary, Indiana


Quality Carriers (QC) is the largest bulk transportation company in the continent of North America, combining the largest fleet of stainless steel tanks with the industry's broadest and most complete terminal network. Quality is not only our name; it is our method of operation. Safety and quality are the focus of the entire Quality team.

QC is looking for a Shop Supervisor for our Tanker Fleet and Class 8 heavy-duty trucks and trailers shop located in Gary, IN.

The Shop Supervisor, Under general supervision from the Regional Fleet Manager (RFM), supervises the maintenance of the terminal’s tractors and chemical cargo trailers ensuring assets are maintained in accordance with federal (DOT), state and local regulations and company policies. Determines the overall mechanical condition of vehicles and equipment, diagnoses component malfunctions and initiates repair actions. Maintains outside vendor and service provider relationships. Ability and desire to work in a positive, fast-paced, and high energy environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all equipment assigned to the company terminal.

  • Schedules weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual preventive maintenance.

  • Properly annotates all maintenance performed on prescribed forms and enters data into TMT and other data collection systems.

  • Manages the shop facility in a safe, efficient, timely, cost-effective and practical manner and in compliance with OSHA regulations and company policies.

  • Adheres to all established safety policies and standards to include identification, use, and proper procedures for handling or disposal of hazardous wastes.

  • Manage and maintain an inventory of spare parts, tools, specialized test equipment, and consumables.

  • Schedule and supervise mechanics to meet terminal maintenance requirements within budget.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the RFM.

Minimum education/experience necessary to perform the job:

  • High school diploma or GED plus course work in auto and equipment mechanics at a trade school and six (6) years of experience as a mechanic, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must possess at least 5+ years' industry experience in fleet maintenance

  • Knowledge is mandatory of vehicle and equipment theory, principles and repair relating to diesel engines, electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems.

  • Thorough knowledge of tractor and trailer maintenance, DOT rules and regulations, company policies and procedures

  • Competent computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel and other web-based applications

  • Ability to use vehicle diagnostic software

  • Proficient in the use and completion of repair and purchase orders produced by a maintenance management system

Minimum special knowledge and skills required:

  • 3 to 5 years as a fleet maintenance supervisor preferred.

  • DOT HM-183 training or experience a plus.

  • ASE certification not required but recommended.

Quality Carriers, Inc. offers very competitive wages and great employee benefits (401 K, Flexible spending accounts, Paid Time Off, in addition to Medical, Dental, and Vision plans).

Quality Carriers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.




  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



  • High School or better


  • Associates or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • ASE Diesel Certification



  • Working Knowledge of PO or Work Order systems

  • Familiar with Vehicle Diagnostic Software

  • Proficient with Computers

  • 3-5 years: Knowledge of DOT Rules and Regulations

  • 3-5 years: Shop Management Experience


  • HM 183 Training or Experience