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Company: Rumpke Waste & Recycling
Location: Bucyrus, OH
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Energy, Utilities, Environmental


Vehicle Maintenance Managers are responsible for the management of the vehicle maintenance staff at a facility. This position manages the facility's maintenance function in order to maintain a safe, reliable, and cost-effective fleet of vehicles and/or equipment, and an adequate supply of containers. Managers hire, train, coach, evaluate, counsel, and manage the performance of the facility's maintenance staff with an emphasis on safety and productivity. The hours and physical demand may vary by location.



  • Ensures all work performed by staff is completed in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies.
  • Manages the maintenance staff, including hiring, training, scheduling work assignments, performance management, discipline, and authorization of overtime.
  • Regularly communicates with operations and others regarding the status of fleet vehicles, containers and/or other equipment.
  • Ensures maintenance department maintains quality and safety standards.
  • Controls maintenance costs relating to personnel, purchasing, inventory control, and outsourcing of repairs.
  • Identifies trends in road calls, break downs, and shop hours and respond appropriately.
  • Ensures maintenance is performed safely, effectively, and expeditiously.
  • Maintains an ongoing preventive maintenance program to ensure vehicle safety and operating efficiency.
  • Performs and monitors vehicle inspections.
  • Reviews work orders and ensures parts inventory is maintained.
  • Trains and directs employees to improve their overall performance.
  • Monitors and enforces quality and safety standards and ensures all compliance goals are met or exceeded.
  • Ensures completion of daily duties and ensures that all productivity goals are met or exceeded.
  • Performs and conducts performance evaluations, monitor and track employee attendance, complete disciplinary actions/meetings, and conduct terminations.
  • Maintains proper records and files including all compliance and personnel records.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with customers, clients, co-workers, employees, and managers.
  • Ensures maintenance staff complies with regulatory agencies (i.e., DOT physicals, drug tests, etc.).
  • Conducts investigations for accidents and injuries.
  • Conducts employee observations to ensure safety and procedures are being followed.
  • Prepares and submits/presents accurate and timely reports as needed.
  • Works with controller and participate in budget process.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by management.



  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience with maintaining parts inventory.
  • Familiarity with the use of repair manuals, electrical wiring, and schematics necessary to troubleshoot.
  • Experience working with welding equipment preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and DOT.
  • Computer skills; working knowledge of Windows applications, AS400, and Lotus Notes applications a plus.
  • Must be able to work independently, make decisions, prioritize work, and resolve problems.



  • Minimum five (5) years performing repairs and maintenance on diesel-powered, heavy vehicles, hydraulics, equipment, and related components.
  • Must have management experience.
  • Must have waste industry experience.



  • Exposure to noise, heat, dust, and fumes as found in a repair facility.
  • Exposure to extreme weather conditions is possible.
  • Exposure to residential and commercial waste.



  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Must have at least a valid driver's license, CDL preferred.
  • Must not have any DUI's, within the last 5 years.
  • Must not have any license suspensions within the last 2 years.
  • No more than 3 moving violations within the last 2 years.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, instructions, signs, and safety training.
  • Must be willing to work overtime, weekends, and holidays, and night shift if/when needed.


This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity, and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.

Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke's policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.


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