Heavy Equipment Foreman - Snead, AL

Location: Snead, AL
Type of Employment: Full Time


Assists in coordinating and directing the workload of the Service Department for maximum efficiency and productivity while providing quality repair work.  Advises and recommends to the Service Manager regarding technician skills and training needs. 

Job Duties:

Assists with the assignment of jobs and work areas to Service Department employees according to their skills and knowledge

Assists in the appraisal of repair orders coming into the Service Department and may participate in repairs.  May review repair orders for accuracy and completeness

Directs and assists in the diagnosis of machine problems of technicians and apprentices  

Inspects and repairs all special tools.  Recommends new tooling as required

Advises Service Manager of all customer complaints

Coordinates and schedules all in-house technician training

Assists the Service Manager with coordinating and conducting quarterly safety meetings

May fill the Service Manager role in their absence

May arrange for and participate in re-conditioning of used equipment and set-up of new equipment

May approve the release of equipment for delivery to the customer

May assist in providing performance feedback for service technicians and staff to the Service Manager

And other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

3+ years experience as a Service Technician

Ability to lead others

Familiar with John Deere and competitive products

Ability to write and speak effectively to individuals and groups

Ability to use Microsoft Office and the internet

High School Diploma or equivalent experience

Fork lift license preferred

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