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Breakdown Manager

Ashley Distribution Services, LTD
Redlands, CA, United States

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Breakdown Manager

What will you do?

The Breakdown Manager will oversee the Breakdown and Outside Maintenance departments. The Manager will monitor breakdown events and associated costs. As a Breakdown Manager, you will negotiate vendor drop lot costs, monitor issues at drop lots, and negotiate any maintenance contracts for repairs to Ashley Assets. The Breakdown Manager will work with the Maintenance Operations Manager to provide reports and scorecards for the Director of Maintenance.


Assist in the preparation of a Maintenance Budget.

Work with the maintenance team to maintain monthly budget goals.

Negotiate drop lot contracts and maintain relationships with the vendors that provide parking or service. Re-negotiate when contracts are due.

Assist legal with information necessary for successful legal reviews of contracts.

Make employment decisions and/or recommendations on hiring, improvement plans, transfers, promotions, corrective actions, terminations, and pay adjustments.

Coordinate and manage the work of employees by directing members of the team to meet the area’s goals.

Audit regularly to ensure standard operating procedures are being adhered to.

Manage employee performance and assist employees in making improvements to their performance through coaching, mentoring, and administering performance reviews. Recommend, plan and/or implement employee training and skill development activities.

Audit, maintain and ensure employee time-keeping and absentee records are accurate.

Communicate company and departmental issues and goals and facilitate employee growth and development through weekly team meetings, regular individual employee meetings, coaching, training, and company-offered learning opportunities.

Negotiate with outside maintenance vendors to reduce costs and increase quality thru auditing of billing, quality audits, and feedback from site visits


 What will you need?

Associates Degree, in Transportation, Maintenance, Business or related field, equivalent work experience.

2 years of experience in the Transportation or Maintenance industry and/or equivalent experience.


Who Are We?

We offer competitive pay and excellent benefits!

We are a multi-billion-dollar company and the largest manufacturer of furniture in the world and offer one of the industry’s broadest product assortments at over 20,000 storefronts in 123 countries.

Growth-Focused is one of our core values. We are dedicated to helping you grow with us through training, mentoring, coaching, and investing in the latest design tools, production equipment, and new technologies.

Environmental efforts are a priority as we continually seek to recycle, reuse and replenish every day.

Millions of dollars are contributed annually to local and national charities as we seek to improve people’s lives worldwide. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and provide a drug-free working environment. While Ashley appreciates the interest of all candidates, only those meeting specific position requirements may be contacted. Principals Only.

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