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Shop Manager
Charlotte, NC
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Post Date: 11/20/17 Company: XPO Logistics Freight Inc.
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Travel: Negligible
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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know that the maintenance of our equipment is critical to our operations. As the Shop Manager 1, you will be responsible for hiring, training, and supervising qualified employees to ensure company-owned equipment remains in top running condition. Managing repairs, maintaining shop cleanliness, ensuring compliance with XPO's safety policies, and monitoring service quality will provide our drivers with safe and reliable equipment, helping to deliver superior service to our customers.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Manage maintenance employees and contingent workers including hiring, mentoring, scheduling, employee training and development, and promotion, discipline, and termination recommendations
  • Support Manager of Fleet Maintenance (MFM) in overseeing equipment maintenance and out-of-service equipment at outlying Service Centers supported by the shop
  • Oversee routine maintenance functions to ensure equipment proficiency and the highest productivity levels; ensure all work orders, including commercial work orders, are closed accurately and in a timely manner
  • Responsible for shop cycle counts and inventory including movement and non-movement of inventory within assigned thresholds
  • Monitor and analyze trends in parts utilization; gains, shortages, usage, up-time, and non-movement in a way that ensures highest efficiency and productivity of shop
  • Monitor shop for safety, service, quality, efficiency, and financial controls, and maintenance compliance
  • Ensure DOT policies, XPO Logistics' policies, and other required standard work instructions are followed by all shop employees

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 3 years of experience in fleet maintenance
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to organize and effectively present information, and lead and motivate others
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong work ethic and stable work history
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Associate degree
  • Current CDL
  • Current ASE certifications
  • LTL experience

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Or al, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're just getting started.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time-to-time, as needed.

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