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Mechanic Training Manager


Indianapolis, IN, US, 46007

Req ID: 397301 


      BASIC PURPOSE: The Mechanic Training Manager will be responsible for support, design and delivery of various training programs as they relate to our Truck Care business.



  • Responsible for administering a mechanical training program for truck care mechanics to ensure consistency across all truck care locations
  • Work with the field training department to put together training materials and utilize the various training tools - computer based training, quick reference guides, and hands on training
  • Utilize the Learning Management System to verify training is complete and consistent
  • Implement, deliver and follow up training to all truck care mechanics within assigned region or area
  • Train current and new mechanics within the organization
  • Responsible for ensuring all mechanics are properly trained
  • Develop assessment or metrics to measure the success of the training program with new mechanics
  • Serve as a resource and point of contact for all mechanics
  • Assist mechanics to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Promote safety-first work practices. Maintain and encourage safe facilities to remain accident free
  • Work with Area Truck Care Managers, District Managers and local Truck Care Managers to recognize and resolve customer issues or complaints in a timely manner
  • Collaborate with Area Truck Care Managers, District Managers, and local Truck Care Managers to ensure the truck care shops are clean, organized and secure.
  • Delegate tasks as needed and follow-up to ensure completion
  • Maintain personal grooming standards
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Education:
    •       High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Experience:
    •       10+ years’ experience working with heavy duty truck repairs and diagnostics
    •       2+ years’ working in a supervisory, leadership or training role with a basic understanding of effectively training employees
  • Certifications:
    • 609 A/C certification required
    • ASE certifications or other work related certifications
  • Requirements
    • Must have valid driver’s license
    • Must have clean and consistent motor vehicle record in accordance with Company standards



  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Ability to perform and teach mechanical diesel repairs, basic housekeeping tasks, repair and maintenance procedures, knowledge of and safety glasses/vest usage, computer skills including Microsoft products, AS400, and various computer programs used within the company
    • Soft Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, leadership skills and ability to work with different personalities, time management skills, organization skills, sense of urgency, ability to teach or demonstrate tasks and strong work ethic.
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Regularly required to talk and hear at a normal range
    • Very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day.
    • Frequently lift and/or move items over 75 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor elements in all seasons. Occasionally, the employee will also be exposed to fumes and particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud at times. While performing the duties, the employee is frequently exposed to dirt, dust, grime, grease, oil, gas, high-concentrated cleaning solutions.


TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Some travel up to 5 days a week when needed. Mostly will be local at the training center.


Job Function(s): Truck Tire Care 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

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