Manager, Fleet Maintenance Job at SYSCO, La Vista, NE

  • La Vista, NE

Job Description


US0061 Sysco Lincoln, Inc.

Zip Code:


Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 Years

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



The pay range provided is not indicative of Sysco’s actual pay range but is merely algorithmic and provided for generalized comparison. Factors that may be used to determine rate of pay include specific skills, work location, work experience and other individualized factors


This is an Operations position responsible for managing the activities associated with maintaining the fleet maintenance department. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; managing the company shop and shop personnel for the maintenance, diagnosis, and repair of the Sysco fleet, ensuring safety and security of the shop and fleet, and providing management and direction to shop staff. The position is also responsible for administrative duties including parts procurement, inventory management, asset tracking and cost control through maintenance systems.

The primary work schedule will be Monday to Friday, day shift with availability for extended business hours (nights), and as-needed weekends, holidays, and on-call. 


  • Manages the daily work and safety of associates engaged in fleet maintenance and repair.
  • Handles labor hours and consumable supplies within budget.
  • Monitors work schedules including extra work days and shifts as needed.
  • Administers the proper selection, purchase, and utilization of Company assets in support of the fleet maintenance department.
  • Coordinates required processes and repairs with proper departments as necessary.
  • Ensures the proper scheduling of truck maintenance and repairs; along with compliance of all Company programs, including preventative maintenance and inspection of vehicles, non-scheduled maintenance and troubleshooting, repair, rebuild and overhaul of vehicles.
  • Review fleet maintenance functions and various operational and expense reporting.
  • Suggests efficiency ideas, cost reduction measures and assists with the implementation of changes within fleet maintenance.
  • Conducts audit daily to ensure all required documentation is accurately completed (including all work orders, breakdowns, preventative maintenance logs, pre/post-trip inspections, certifications) and that items are installed correctly with a minimum potential for loss.
  • Oversees parts inventory and issues required purchase orders based on anticipated needs.
  • Develops a fleet services budget to include a review of past year income and expenses; adjusts and administers all fleet service purchases including parts, tools and office supplies.
  • Inspects budgets and contracts between third party vendor services to ensure efficient operations.
  • Assures proper licensing of fleet vehicles and annual vehicle/trailer inspections.
  • Stays current with technical manuals, literature and technical advancements of the trade as it pertains to company-owned vehicles.
  • Preserves associate relations through regular department or pre-shift meetings.
  • Maintains on-going interaction.
  • Keeps open communication channels with associates by answering questions and explaining policies and procedures.
  • Monitors associate morale.
  • Submits and responds to ideas to improve associate engagement and enablement.
  • Interprets trains and consistently enforces Company policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates efforts with the Safety department to aid in training, conducting associate observations, up-dating preferred work methods, conducting accident investigations to determine root causes and routine safety inspections. Makes recommendations for disciplinary action and/or behavior modification where required.
  • Executes management functions of staff selection, development, discipline, performance reviews and/or terminations.
  • Performs the duties of associates supervised and other related duties as needed.
  • Ensures accurate and up-dated re-certifications of commercial equipment and Commercial Vehicle Operator's Registration (CVOR) (Canada) are compliant.
  • Establishes compliance with all Company and safety rules, policies and procedures.
  • Guarantees compliance with local, state and federal regulatory agencies (i.e., OSHA, DOT, and EFC).



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or equivalent combination of education and related experience.


  • 3-5 years maintenance experience.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations:

  • Must possess a valid state Driver's License meeting Company standards. Complete a Sysco approved defensive driving program.
  • Class A CDL preferred.
  • Powered Industrial Equipment Certification from Sysco.
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification preferred.
  • Trailer Refer (608) Certification preferred.
  • Cab Air (609) Certification preferred.
  • Air Brake Certification preferred.

Professional Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Can add, subtracts, multiply, and divides into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software, and ability to learn Sysco technology software and programs.
  • Knowledge of methods, techniques, and procedures involved in repairs and replacement.
  • Understanding of vehicle operations and safety guidelines.
  • Proficient in the use of all tools of the trade, shop equipment, and power tools including but not limited to jacks, hydraulic lifts, air tools, and diagnostic equipment.
  • Successfully engage and lead individual and team discussions and meetings.
  • Apply all relevant policies in a consistent, timely and objective manner.
  • Capable of working with peers and associates from other departments and shifts proactively and constructively.
  • Work in a disciplined manner and capable of following established procedures, practices and comply with local, state and federal regulations.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Regularly required to talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance.
  • Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts.
  • May occasionally be required to travel to other Operating Companies or the Corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e. training, business continuation, etc.).
  • Periodically exposed to high, precarious places.
  • Sometimes exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.


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Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We’re looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

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Holiday work, Full time, Work experience placement, Local area, Worldwide, Shift work, Night shift, Day shift, Monday to Friday,

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