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Daimler Trucks North America Maintenance Supervisor (L5) in Cleveland, North Carolina

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

  • The facilities maintenance group is responsible for both planned and emergency maintenance for two manufacturing facilities located on the same property. The goal of the group is to provide proactive maintenance programs aimed at reducing equipment downtime, and execute small installations based on internal customer’s requests


  • Assign, check, and continuously monitor the workmanship, efficiency, and quality of work performed by department personnel. Insure all employees are oriented and properly trained to perform their jobs and safety procedures including lock out/tag out, fall protection, etc. are followed.

  • Drive overall department performance as to meet/exceed specified departmental KPI’s (key performance indicators

  • Identify and implement improvements to the preventative maintenance program, equipment upgrades, and maintenance process changes aimed at reducing equipment downtime.

  • Work with Manager and HR Administrator on manpower requirements, personnel policies, employee morale, and employee grievances, disciplinary actions, discharges, job bid, etc.

  • Order parts as needed for repairs and maintain adequate spare parts inventory. Coordinate maintenance activities based on Company needs including; answering calls for assistance, prioritizing work schedules, prioritizing and assigning work orders. Work flexible hours with shift rotation. Schedule preventative maintenance and ensure equipment records are maintained and work performed.

  • Plan and organize small scale and large scale maintenance activities, projects, repairs, associate training, and safety improvements.

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering or related from an accredited college/university OR 6 years relevant experience leading team of people in a high volume manufacturing or logistics setting in lieu of a degree required

  • Microsoft office and other Microsoft desktop applications

  • Ability to work any shift required

  • An attached resume is required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • 4 years of related experience preferred

  • Infor Application preferred

  • Maintenance and mechanical knowledge preferred

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Maintenance Supervisor (L5)

Location: North Carolina-Cleveland

Requisition ID: DAI0000FCY