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Shop Foreman

at Western Peterbilt

Posted: 8/20/2019
Job Reference #: 1771
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Job Description

Location:
Seattle, WA

Job Code:
1771

# of Openings:
1

The Shop Foreman is responsible for day to day operation of his or her department as dictated by industry standards and company procedures and policies. The goal is to provide superior customer service.

Minimum Job Qualifications
18 years of age
One year heavy duty truck experience or 2 year diesel training
Minimum tool requirements for job responsibilities

Desired Job Qualifications
Valid Commercial Driver’s License and a qualified MVR abstract
High school graduate, GED, or one year of work experience
Ability to understand and write detailed work orders, and demonstrate the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers and/or employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts and percentages
35 wpm typing skills
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Strong organization and communication skills
Dependable team player with a positive attitude

About Us
We operate the largest network of Class 8 and Medium Duty truck dealerships representing both Peterbilt and Volvo/Mack in the Pacific Northwest, with 24 locations in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and Northern California. We are a growth company with the resources to successfully expand our operations and customer base with a high quality team of employees.

We offer a very competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, life insurance and 401(k), as well as paid vacation and sick leave.

Mental Capability Requirements
Comprehension

Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions
Organization
Ability to organize and prioritize work schedules of others on short-term basis
Reasoning and Decision Making
Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work unit
Communication
Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with other accurately, loudly, and quickly
Mathematics
Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes

Physical Demands and Work Environment
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is not exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

GWP Holdings, LLC is the parent company of two subsidiary companies, Western Peterbilt, LLC and Western Truck Parts and Equipment Company, LLC.

Western Peterbilt and Western Truck Parts are equal opportunity employers that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. Western Peterbilt and Western Truck Parts does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, ancestry, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation or marital status; or on the basis of age against persons whose age is 40 and over, or on the basis of physical or mental disability; or to disabled veterans or to Vietnam veterans.

We are proud to be an affirmative action employer, and encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and veterans to join our team.

Please notify our receptionist if you need any accommodation or assistance with any part of our process by calling 1-800-255-7383 or e-mailing accommodation@westernpeterbilt.com