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Fleet Mechanic

Date:  Mar 19, 2023


Pay Rate:  $28/hr

Requisition ID: 134575
Company: Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC


Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC (“Heartland Coca-Cola”) produces, sells, and distributes the highest quality and best tasting Coca-Cola beverages across Kansas, Missouri, and Illinois. Our success is rooted in the guiding principles of putting PEOPLE first, serving our local COMMUNITY, and providing great brands to our CUSTOMERS and consumers. We work and win together as a team by promoting a culture that values how our people think, feel, and act.

Job Summary

Fleet Mechanics perform mechanical repairs and preventative maintenance on company fleet vehicles according to DOT and OSHA regulations, with a specific focus on medium and heavy duty, diesel tractor and trailer maintenance and repair.

Job Responsibilities

•    Troubleshoot, diagnose, and complete repairs on all types of vehicles.
•    Perform preventative maintenance within fleet department.
•    Respond to service calls as required.
•    Creates work orders in SAP and ensures working times and tasks are logged into computer as well as stock parts pulled from inventory. 
•    Maintain tools and cleanup work area before and after shift.
•    Pick up and deliver vehicles if required.
•    Participate in and adhere to the required safety training.
•    Supports departments by communicating out of service vehicles and down times.

  • Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. Start

Working Conditions

  • Speaking: Constantly with customers (investigates, negotiates, recommends, reports, etc.)
  • Acute Vision: Constantly (observing both near and far, reading documents)
  • Typing: Frequently using electronic devices for day-to-day business (order confirmation, instant messaging, texting)
  • Mobility: Frequent travel throughout customer locations (Walking in backrooms, aisles, greeting customers)
  • Bending/Squatting: Frequently (lifting and placing product from the truck to the ground or from pallets to shelf) 
  • Lifting: Frequent- Lift 50 lbs. or less (full cases of product)
  • Pushing/pulling: Frequent use of manual carts
  • Climbing: Frequent entering and exiting the cab of a truck
  • Driving: constant travel between Customer Locations (must be able to drive delivery vehicles)
  • Commercial Driver’s License required to operate Commercial Motor vehicles
  • Able to be certified on manual and powered pallet jacks

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of two years of work experience required.
  • Previous experience as a mechanic with diesel tractor and trailer equipment preferred.
  • Experience repairing and diagnosing gasoline or diesel engines, automotive electrical systems and material handling equipment preferred. 
  • Knowledge of airbrake and electrical systems and components preferred.
  • Demonstrated mechanical and technical aptitude. 
  • ASE certification preferred.
  • Valid CDL Class A Driver's License preferred.
  • May be required to supply automotive hand tools.
  • Prior experience using pallet jack or forklift preferred.  Ability to obtain certification upon hire is required.

At Heartland Coca-Cola Bottling Company, LLC (“Heartland Coca-Cola”), we offer a competitive benefits package to our full-time employees including medical, dental, vision, pharmacy, 401(k), new parent leave, tuition reimbursement and vacation.
We require all applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to employment.  This process will also include a drug screen, a review of Motor Vehicle Records for those who drive for the company as part of their job, and a fit for duty testing as required for some positions. Employment with Heartland Coca-Cola is contingent on the satisfactory completion of its background verification process.
Heartland Coca-Cola is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE), and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and any other class protected by law. 

Disability Accommodation for Applicants

Heartland Coca-Cola is committed to providing individuals with disabilities with reasonable accommodations in its job application and hiring process. If you have difficulty using our on-line application system because of a disability, you may contact us at the following email address and phone number: or (316) 858-8726.

This email address is reserved for individuals who require an accommodation due to a disability only. The Heartland Coca-Cola representative who monitors this email account will not have access to existing profiles in the system and will be unable to provide any application status updates.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield