McLane Diesel Mechanic III in Findlay, Ohio

McLane is a $48 billion dollar supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery, McLane Foodservice and recent foodservice acquisition, Meadowbrook Meat company, Inc., (MBM), operates 80 distribution centers and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 90,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcohol beverage distribution via McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc., and its acquisitions of Empire Distributors, Inc., Horizon Wine & Spirits and Delta Wine & Spirits. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs 20,000 teammates globally. For more information, please visit .


This position is for advanced shop mechanics who are required to perform all shop job duties plus special duties. This includes all routine preventative maintenance functions and being trained in advanced skills and technologies.


Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

  • Perform the functions of a Grade 1 and Grade 2 Mechanic.

  • Perform complex mechanical and electrical repairs.

  • Perform major repairs on refrigeration units including diesel engine repairs and overhaul refrigeration component repair and compressor rebuild.

  • Perform major diesel engine repairs, in frame, and diesel overhead services.

  • Diagnose and repair, replace or rebuild:

  • Refrigeration unit using Thermo King Green Books.

  • Brake systems.

  • Anti-lock systems.

  • Electrical systems (tractor-trailer and/or refrigeration units).

  • Cooling systems.

  • Fuel systems.

  • Coupling systems.

  • Differentials.

  • Tractor/trailer suspensions.

  • Eaton, spicer-fuller transmissions.

  • Weld and fabricate.

  • Perform body and frame repairs.

  • Must be able to perform the following repairs on the refrigeration unit without supervision:

  • Preventative Maintenance.

  • Belt replacement.

  • Charging/starting system, troubleshooting, and repairs.

  • Inspections on reefer, reefer Trailer and Tractor.

  • Comply effectively with company work and safety rules.

  • Must be able to learn and be proficient in all required software.

  • Complete all paper work and computer input.

  • Effectively communicate both written and orally with supervisor and peers.

  • Follow directions.

  • Work independently and in a team environment.

  • Be trained and certified to operate any required equipment within 30 days after hire.

  • Comply with company attendance policy.

  • Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the changing needs of the job. Must be available for shop on-call rotation, and able to do road calls using a company vehicle.


A teammate in this position must:

  • Have High School Diploma or GED. Tech School classes or college-level equivalent training preferred.

  • Be 18 years or older.

  • Have 3 years job experience on major diesel repairs, heavy duty tractor- trailer repairs, major refrigeration maintenance and repairs.

  • Possess a Valid Class C Drivers License. Prefer Class A.

  • Requires at least a minimum of five years documented fleet maintenance experience in tractor/trailer repair or one-year employment with company at the upper scale of Class II Technician.

  • Stand, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, grasp and reach above the head for extended periods of time.

  • Must have the following certifications:

  • A current ASE certification in Medium/Heavy Truck Brakes (Test T4).

  • A current ASE certification in Medium/Heavy Truck Suspension and Steering (Test T5).

  • Thermo King Advanced training courses in multi temp units.

  • Cummins or Detroit certification in major overhaul and repairs.

  • Maxx Force 13 Engines.

  • Brake systems and components.

  • Tractor diagnostics and repairs.

  • Handling Freon 608 and 609.

  • Spicer-fuller, Eaton transmissions.

  • Spicer-fuller, Eaton differentials.

  • Electrical diagnostics and repairs.

  • Front suspension and alignment.

  • Welding and Fabrication.


  • The environment encompasses all areas of a Distribution Center, Transportation Department, or Transportation shop.

  • This position may require work in hot and cold temperature extremes and exposure to dust, dirt, fumes, noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close to proximity to other teammates.


McLane offers competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD/LTD and 401(k).

Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability .