About Us

Fleet Maintenance, Inc. was founded in 1979 by Michael E. Gawron and began by doing maintenance work for some of the larger trucking fleets in Western New York. Today, Fleet Maintenance is one of the foremost truck dealerships in Northeastern United States with Daimler Truck North America franchise agreements covering the Class 6 to Class 8 market segments. At FMI we believe our greatest asset is our employees. Without excellent employees we cannot run an excellent business. We are committed to our employees and to excellence in every facet of our operation. Our belief in working hard, together, as a team, is what made this company what it is today.

 

Address :      67 Ransier Dr. Buffalo, NY 14224

Phone    :      716-675-9220

Available Jobs

Parts Counter Associate

Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to interpret customer part descriptions to valid truck components and locate on our electronic system catalog 
  • Offer customer available alternatives to satisfy their needs 
  • Accurate and detail oriented to ensure the right parts the first time for the customer 
  • Follow thru the entire sales process for a customer to ensure a positive experience 

Qualifications: 

  • Strong reasoning and communication skills 
  • Ability to understand and retain information 
  • Basic computer skills 
  • Positive attitude and desire to be part of a successful team 

 To Apply  Visit the Site

or  Please send Resumes to  sydneyc@fmibuffalo.com

Heavy Duty Diesel Tech

We are currently seeking experienced Diesel Truck Technicians to become an integral part of our team! You will diagnose, adjust, repair and overhaul Class 6-8 vehicles. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Diagnose and provide accurate communication of customer unit failures and expected repair practices based on individual skill levels 
  • Perform approved repairs within manufacturing guidelines 
  • Work as a service team to perform exceptional service for our customers 

Qualifications: 

  • Strong reasoning and communication skills 
  • Ability to understand and retain information 
  • Positive attitude and desire to be part of a successful team 
  • Basic computer and internet knowledge 
  • Overtime opportunities are available 

Requirements: 

NYS inspectors license and CDL license preferred. 

Full Time Position, $18-28 Dollars/Hr. based on skills and experience. 

 

 To Apply  Visit the Site

or  Please send Resumes to  sydneyc@fmibuffalo.com

 

Shop Foreman

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the published service processes, (Service Elite supporting documents & processes/Service Counter process). 
  • Update ALL SDL information, (notes, flags etc.) while speaking to the customer. Ensure appropriate flags are assigned to all repair orders prior to leaving for the day. 
  • Update Truck salesman of units in service – please remember there is a customer assigned to that vehicle.  
  • Adhere to Elite Dealer criteria. 
  • Answer incoming Service phone calls. 
  • Keep customers out of restricted areas of the shop. 
  • Request reference or authorization numbers when needed i.e. Schneider National, JB Hunt. 
  • Provide customers with written estimates on repairs over $1,500.00 and receive authorization prior to the start of the repair when needed. 
  • Order all parts for assigned technicians-MUST validate labor type PRIOR to signing parts order. 
  • Monitor parts given to techs from back parts counter. 
  • Check customer’s credit limit to ensure there is no gap between the available credit and the cost of the repair. 
  • Log all jobs on route sheet and highlight accordingly. 
  • Log all carry overs onto next day’s route sheet. 
  • Review weekly Service Bulletins with technicians. 
  • Pre invoice all RO’s for completed jobs by end of shift. 
  • Confer with other shop foremen and team leaders to plan shop workflow. 
  • Read night notes and aid with open or pending issues.  
  • Assign technicians’ jobs where they will be most productive. 
  • Schedule all incoming work as efficiently as possible in accordance with dealer policy. 
  • Provide technical assistance to technicians or get support from which ever OEM needed. 
  • Monitor technicians’ breaks (10 minutes) and make sure breaks and lunches are taken in designated areas, not at the service counter. Abide by no smoking policy and monitor technicians for excessive smoking outside break or lunch times – very disruptive to non- smoking technicians and dealership employees.  
  • Make sure technicians’ punch on and off for each repair and are posted to the proper repair order and line item. If additional repairs are needed, then add the lines to the repair order and initial each line added prior to tech continuing on repair. 
  • Advise technicians’ of how much time each repair should take and if job has been quoted. 
  • Check the integrity of all repairs and sign off on quality control. Chassis dyno unit for CEL, unless repair under 3 hours.  
  • Review completed RO’s ensuring ALL information is correct prior to returning to Service Counter. 
  • Maintain a neat and orderly service department. Clean the work area before completing your shift or closing the shop for the evening. 
  • Monitor all shop equipment, tools, and vehicles. Address the service manager of any issues regarding these items. 
  • Make sure all cores are properly tagged and turned in to the parts department at the time of the repair. Verify core condition and advise customer if core is bad. 
  • Insure technicians’ follow warranty material disposition procedures. 
  • Administer safety and housekeeping policies and procedures. 
  • Review repair orders turned in by technicians to insure that assigned work has been performed and that the repair order has been completed properly. i.e., the stories are clear and concise, parts are turned in when applicable, bay is clean, customer repair is quality controlled, and customer vehicle is clean. 
  • Spot check repairs to assure quality and timely completion. 
  • Make sure any parts ordered have a repair order assigned to it. 
  • Follow up on services performed by making follow-up phone calls to customers every day as vehicle is worked on. 
  • Adhere to training & certification deadlines as requested. 
  • Maintain CDL License and NYS inspectors License. 

  

Qualifications: 

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • Job requires constant bending, twisting, and lifting up to 120 pounds. 

  

Requirements: 

  • New York State CDL “B” minimum 
  • New York State Inspectors License Light, Medium, and Heavy 

 

 To Apply  Visit the Site

or  Please send Resumes to  sydneyc@fmibuffalo.com

Truck Sales Associate

Responsible for selling Freightliner and Western Star nameplate and used vehicles available to Fleet Maintenance, Inc 

 Responsibilities: 

  • Greet customers on sales floor, telephone or customer site and determine type, quality, quantity and make up for desire product. 
  • Demonstrates trucks, promotes aftermarket options, suggests selections that meet customer’s needs, and emphasizes selling points of article such as quality and utility. 
  • Work to sell financing, aftermarket products and extended service plans. 
  • Deliver trucks to customers, explaining operating features, warranty, and service requirements. 
  • MAKE COLD CALLS on outside commercial customers to gain new customers, service present customers and sell merchandise. 
  • Makes suggestions to management with regards to inventory 
  • Establish and maintain good working relationships with customers to encourage repeat and referral business. 
  • Fully complete Used Truck Appraisals 
  • Submit weekly call reports and sales itinerary. 
  • Stay current on all sales materials and the industry. 
  • Assist in advertisements as required. 
  • Complete Truck Sales folder as required.  
  • Maintain contact management system and database. 
  • Assist in creating an annual marketing plan. 
  • Complete Freightliner truck sales certification program. 

  

Qualification:

  • Commercial truck salespersons require medium & heavy truck knowledge, building truck requirements, and computer skills. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instruction, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. 

  

Requirements: 

    Must have a current CDL license, minimum class “B”. 

 

To Apply  Visit the Site

or  Please send Resumes to  sydneyc@fmibuffalo.com

 

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