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Trucks

Cabs & Hoods

Parts

Specialty

Contract Engineering Services

Custom Application Engineering

New Product Development

Battery Electric Vehicles

Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Hybrid Electric Vehicles

CNG, LPG, & Propane

System Design

Fleet Services

Vehicle Transport

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Chassis Modifications

Drivetrain Changes

Lead Heavy Duty Automotive Technician – Charlotte, NC

Company Overview

Fontaine Modification Company (FMC) focuses on design and manufacturing of innovative solutions for heavy truck manufacturers, dealers, and commercial truck fleets worldwide. We fill market gaps between OEM chassis models and a wide variety of fleet and niche vocational truck applications. FMC’s history of providing innovative solutions with integrity, responsiveness, and superior workmanship has made us the recognized leader in the industry for over half a century.

Position Description

As a Lead Technician in our Stall Build area with Fontaine Modification, you can expect to be a part of some of the most innovative, and unique, modifications in the industry. The stall build team is responsible for unique modifications to Heavy trucks, this requires a problem solving mindset and a collaborative effort throughout the team.

If you are a highly motivated, passionate, and dedicated individual with a desire to use your mechanical skills in an innovative environment, you are encouraged to apply immediately.

Fontaine Modification offers competitive wages for all levels of experience, additional pay for ASE certifications, along with annual reviews and merit increases.

Additionally, we offer an industry leading full spectrum benefit package, with no waiting period (you are fully covered on your first day of employment). We also provide tool accounts with monthly company contributions to help you get the tools you need, or to expand your current personal toolbox. We also offer perfect attendance bonuses, safety bonuses, and performance bonuses!

Position Requirements

  • Effectively manage the Stall Build team including adhering to Safety procedures, Quality standards, and reaching daily/weekly/monthly departmental goals. This will also include scheduling, coaching, performance evaluations, and training.
  • Personal and team commitment to facility 5S program
  • Print work orders and implement effectively
  • Achieve daily, weekly, monthly production goals (identify gap to target)
  • Monitor schedule for changes, and request schedule changes to help flow or timing of production
  • Actively participate in facility initiatives to include: 8D problem solving, Lean, 5S, Safety Committee, and others
  • Review SFM for accurate production status / entries
  • Communicate with outside vendors as it pertains to specific mods: EZ Trac, Telma, Etc

Qualifications

  • Automobile or truck mechanic skills (heavy duty trucks highly preferred
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with multiple departments
  • Ability to work 40- hour weeks plus overtime, if required.
  • Tools including impact wrench and drill or ability to acquire tools after 90 days of employment
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Successful completion of post offer background check, drug screening, and physical evaluation
  • Basic computer experience: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SFM
  • High level working knowledge of applicable modifications
  • Attention to detail
  • Troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Commercial Drivers License preferred, but not required

Benefits

We offer a competitive salary, a complete benefits package including medical insurance coverage and a 401(k) plan.

Fontaine is a member of the Marmon Group / Berkshire Hathaway family of companies.