Date Posted: 01 / 15 / 2021
Requisition Number: 14010
City: Markham
Shift: Weekday - Days
Shift Details: Monday - Friday; 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Full/Part Time Status: Full Time
State: IL

Parts Supervisor


Who We Are:

At U.S. Xpress, we’re proud to have one of the largest, newest and most technologically advanced fleets in the entire nation. But machines don’t make our company great. People do--especially the highly trained problem-solvers who keep these sophisticated machines running at their peak. How we see it, every time you help a delivery arrive on time, you’ve enabled us to fulfill our word to a customer. That’s why we believe you deserve a highly competitive compensation package, including a technician sign-on bonus, boot allowance, and college tuition at no cost to you or your children. So if you’re driven to passionately pursue your goals, we’re eager to welcome you to our team. Because when we focus our varied talents on reshaping the future of transportation, that’s what we call the POWER OF U.S.

Why U.S. Xpress?

Right Role.  Right Tools.  Right People.  We invest in our talent starting on day one.  You will be provided with personal and professional development opportunities that complement your interests and encourage you to build a career you’re passionate about.  Whether it is employee stock options, profit-sharing, 401K, professional development, or our competitive pay, we help prepare you for the future.  Be part of an organization that values out-of-the-box thinking and rewards employees for going above and beyond.  Curious about the other benefits of working with us?  Check out other perks below!         

  • Between $1,500 - $2,500 sign on bonus paid out after 30 and 90 days depending on location and position
  • Relocation with 1 year commitment
  • $125 per year boot allowance for technicians
  • ASE and OEM Incentives
  • Full Ride through Ashville University
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Veteran Apprenticeship Toolbox for those qualified and 2-year commitment
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Advancement opportunities

What You’ll Do:

Supervises the stocking and distribution of a large volume and variety of tractor and trailer parts.   Monitors and evaluates the status of shop inventory, maintaining a perpetual inventory records system.  Establishes minimum and maximum inventory levels in accordance with company requirements.

  • Supervises all parts personnel and inventory.
  • Supervises the stocking, recording, and distribution of a large volume of replacement parts for tractors/trailers.
  • Interacts with Shop Supervisors, Maintenance Manager, and Service Coordinator in coordinating parts and supplies purchased for the repair shop.
  • Develops and prepares written and oral audits, status reports, and part reports analyses.
  • Arranges for the pick-up and delivery of parts to and from the local vendors.
  • Provides for the addition of stock items and removal of obsolete parts.
  • Determines the proper method of shipping parts into the parts department (e.g. ground, air, or any other specified method based on information as to the status of the specific vehicle); expedites delivery of critically needed items.
  • Inventories parts, supplies, tools, and service manuals.
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service.
  • Schedules personnel and all personnel-related issues for this department.  Conducts training of all parts personnel related to parts and parts warranty.
  • Manages all purchase orders and invoices for purchased items within the parts department.
  • Ensures the proper entry of all parts-related paperwork.
  • Follows purchasing guidelines as set forth by Corporate Maintenance.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What We’re Looking For:


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


  • Minimum of 3 years in supervision, inventory, purchasing, or procurement required
  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus


  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Good problem solving skills.
  • Good analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Teamwork skills.

Supervisory Responsibility: 2-3

Work Environment / Physical Requirements –Repair Shop Settings.

The physical requirements for this position match the needs of a well-lit and well-ventilated repair shop environment. Candidates for this role should be able to stand or walk for long periods of time, extensively work with their hands, and communicate verbally with their teammates.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities.  Employees performing this job may be asked to perform other duties as required and the responsibilities of the position may change. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


U.S. Xpress is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce.