Equipment Manager


Location: De Pere, WI

Department: Maintenance

Type of Employment: Full-time / Exempt

We are looking for someone with a strong ability to collaborate with maintenance vendors and develop driver relationships.  You will be accountable for $3 million in assets and will be resolving all maintenance issues relating to truck and trailer equipment.  You will drive us to success by providing our drivers with quality equipment that is ready to perform.

As an Equipment Manager, you will:

Schedule preventative maintenance service for tractors and trailers.
Interface with maintenance vendors to ensure timely and cost-effective repairs.
Manage emergency breakdowns with vendors and drivers for both tractor and trailer
Maintain a log of all equipment repairs, communicate with the corporate office.
Be available on a rotating 24/7 on-call schedule for emergency breakdowns
Dispose of assets at end of asset life
Oversee the operation, installation, and upgrades to In-Cab Communication Devices.
Interact with operations on a daily basis with known issues/concerns.
Act as a liaison between office and drivers, assist arranging 4-quarterly Driver Business Meetings, distribute registrations, ins. cards, decals as needed.
Manage repair invoices for discrepancies, accuracy, and legitimacy.
Manage local vendor relationships with integrity
Interact with customers in regards to equipment needs.
Perform yard checks on the property of available equipment, staged loads, etc.
Instill a safety culture consistent with our company core values and enforcing company standards/rules regarding safety


High School Diploma / GED required
Associate’s Degree in Logistics / Supply Chain / Transportation or Business related fields preferred
Transportation / Supply Chain experience is preferred
Strong ability to negotiate
Proficient in Microsoft products – Outlook, Excel, Word
Ability to navigate through multiple computer systems
Ability to adapt easily to change
Strong attention to detail and follow-through
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal

Take a look at PTI’s benefits for transportation maintenance professionals and apply today:

Health, dental, and vision insurance
Employer contributions to your Health Savings Account
Short term disability and long term disability
100% company paid life insurance / AD&D
401k Retirement Savings with company match
Profit-sharing potential
Paid Time Off and company paid holidays
Drive Your Wellbeing program (third party nurse partner available at no cost to you for financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing support)
Employee Assistance Program
Ongoing training and employee development opportunities

About Paper Transport, Inc.

Established in 1990 out of Northeast Wisconsin, Paper Transport, Inc. (PTI) is a leading dry van carrier that specializes in logistics, dedicated, regional, and intermodal freight throughout the Midwest and Southeast. PTI’s purpose is to build a great place to work where outstanding people deliver. It is clear through the company’s people-oriented culture and over 18% annual growth, PTI continues to achieve this mission as an employer and carrier of choice."

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Posted: May 1, 2021
Job ID: 1222
Location: Paper Transport - PTI - De Pere, Wisconsin (WI), 54115
Driver Type: Non-Driver
Job Type: Office

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