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Senior Fleet Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: Huntington, WV, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Senior Fleet Maintenance Mechanic Next possible start date | Huntington

Your responsibilites:

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Senior Fleet / Maintenance Technician will be required to perform repairs and preventive maintenance on all aspects of the Site’s fleet (company owned equipment only) as primary role as well as these same daily maintenance needs of Operations equipment including, but not limited to the following: 

  • Schedule and perform all preventative maintenance, repairs, inspections, get licenses, and required company paperwork as required per corporate policy on fleet
  • Maintain all fleet equipment in accordance with D.O.T standards and maintains appropriate documentation to ensure fleet meets or exceeds D.O.T. regulations
  • Responsible for environmental compliance in managing any fleet related wastes
  • Maintain records such as daily check lists (pre-trip inspection or post-repairs inspection)
  • Maintains repair shop/vehicles in a clean, safe, and secure manner. Ensures all materials are kept and stored in a suitable location and ensures all safety precautions are met
  • Support daily maintenance needs that might include mechanical, basic electrical, pipe-fitting, concrete, welding, working on blending, filling or utilities equipment, and more 
  • Position also requires a number of physical movements including lifting, pinching, bending, reaching, climbing, and manipulating and handling objects 


Qualifications we are looking for:

  • High school education or equivalent – certifications from specific ASE or similar organizations a plus
  • 15+ years of fleet mechanic experience
  • 5+ years maintenance experience in a plant environment is a plus
  • Must be able to lift minimum of 40 pounds as well as work on your feet for up to 8 hours
  • Must be able to climb stairs, work in confined spaces, work at elevated heights and wear a respirator while performing work
  • Achievement focused – enjoys taking on new challenges
  • Show willingness and ability to learn and perform new skills and tasks such as:
  • Perform associated tasks with processes and equipment (i.e., hazardous energy isolation and LOTO, basic project skills such as equipment layout, pre-commissioning, startup, etc.)
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot problems with equipment
  • Ability to demonstrate focus on root cause identification and elimination
  • Ability to work well with others on a task, team-oriented – cooperative and collaborative
  • Must be able to work with a wide variety of people with different personalities and backgrounds.
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays if necessary. Work for long periods. Must be flexible.
  • Able to drive tractor trailer trucks, move fleet equipment on occasion
  • Computer experience a plus
  • Safety conscious


These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).


Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button.

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Nearest Major Market: Huntington
Nearest Secondary Market: Ashland