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Shop Manager 2
Chester, VA
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Post Date: 04/15/19 Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
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Travel: Negligible
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Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune Magazine and one of America's best employers by Forbes, we're always looking for top-level talent to keep us at the top of our industry. As the Shop Manager, you will be responsible for hiring, training and supervising qualified employees to ensure company-owned equipment remains in top running condition. You'll oversee repairs, maintain shop cleanliness and ensure compliance with safety policies. This is an important role, as you'll be monitoring service quality to provide our drivers with safe and reliable equipment, helping them to deliver superior service to our customers. If you're looking for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly-growing global company that's clearly going places, join us at XPO.

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, scheduling, training/ development, mentoring, promotion, discipline and termination recommendations
  • Support the 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
  • Ensure shop cycle counts and inventory levels are handled correctly, including movement and non-movement of inventory within assigned thresholds
  • Review and analyze trends in parts utilization, gains, shortages, usage, uptime and non-movement, in a way that ensures the highest efficiency and productivity of the shop
  • Monitor shop for safety, service, quality, efficiency, financial controls and maintenance compliance
  • Ensure company procedures, DOT 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 work ethic and stable work history
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • A valid driver's license

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Associate degree
  • Current CDL
  • Current ASE certifications
  • Less-than-Truckload (LTL) experience
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to organize and effectively present information; able to lead and motivate others
  • Excellent time management skills

Be part of something big.

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, 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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