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Vehicles Supervisor

Government and Military

Plant Mechanic Supervisor


Pirmasens, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

The Vehicles Supervisor supervises and is responsible for all aspects of ordering, receiving, storing and issuing of parts needed for the repair of USAF vehicle assets. Carries out all duties in accordance with USAF mandatory requirements. Ensures compliance with Performance Work Statement (PWS) and ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System (QMS).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Ensures monthly reconstitution, preservation and inspection goals are attained.
  • Performs receipt Limited Technical Inspections (LTI) within prescribed guidelines.
  • Ensures that the most economic form of repair is performed on all USAF vehicle assets.
  • Prioritizes work according to goals and schedules.
  • Inspects and prepares USAF vehicle assets for air/land/sea movement.
  • Supervises assigned mechanics.
  • Supervises and conducts training of all assigned maintenance technicians.
  • Ensures safety practices and housekeeping is maintained to the highest standard.
  • Ensures that all tools and equipment are serviceable, accounted for and secured.
  • Stores and disposes of all hazardous materials in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Conducts repair parts research to ensure only required repair parts are requested and determines the local availability of required repair parts.
  • Supervises and inspects all Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO) actions to ensure completion within prescribed guidelines.
  • Ensures correct and expeditious completion of work orders.
  • Inspects completed vehicle repairs to ensure quality assurance is maintained.
  • Ensures unserviceable and unused serviceable repair parts are returned to the supply facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

  • Works in maintenance shop or warehouse environment and may be required to work outdoors for extended periods.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) according to prescribed procedures and as required for task being performed.
  • Physically capable of performing all required duties; capable of lifting/pushing/pulling minimum of 50 lbs. and performing extensive work handling/lifting equipment.
  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Knowledge of Forklifts, Oshkosh Snow Blowers, Concrete Mixers, and Asphalt paving equipment highly desired.
  • Must be proficient in the use of personal computers and Windows Operating System and Microsoft Office to include as a minimum Power Point, Excel and Word programs.
  • Must have experience using DPAS
  • Must be capable of operating and repairing light to heavy military and commercial type vehicles including but not limited:
    • Heavy Construction Equipment (Excavators, Large Earth Moving Loaders, Street Sweepers, Skid steers, Dump Trucks, etc. and similar assets)
    • Commercial Truck Repairs, Heavy Trucks (Kenworth, Volvo, Cummins/Detroit Engines, Air Brakes, etc. or similar assets)
    • Commercial Heavy Vehicle Diagnostic Equipment (JPro, Jaltest, INSITE, Detroit Diesel Diagnostic Link, etc.)
  • Must be able to read and comprehend English Commercial Parts/Service Manuals for diagnostic and troubleshooting of system issues.
  • Will have good organizational and communication skills, particularly in dealings with subordinates.
  • Must possess a valid home country driver’s license and ability to obtain host nation driver’s license.
  • May be required to operate material handling equipment.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Four years’ experience in USAF or US service equivalent vehicle and equipment repair required
  • Must have a current U.S. Passport.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 60K loader certification preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in a supervisory capacity preferred.