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Manager, Equipment Administration (Fleet Maintenance)

Date: Dec 28, 2021

Location: Ann Arbor, MI, US, 48105

Company: XPO Logistics


Solutions driven success.


XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 


As the Manager Equipment Administration, you will perform complex analytical reviews, evaluate and interpret data, and make recommendations for business solutions related to improving operations. You’ll find yourself immersed in a rapidly growing environment fueled by achievement and a tenacious team spirit. Join XPO and we’ll give you the support you need to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


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:

  • Lead and manage the equipment administration team coaching on key performance indicators ensuring employee engagement, leading situation and competency awareness, drive performance improvement where needed, recruiting, hiring/ terminating employment, and ensuring a safe work environment.
  • Own and be responsible for fleet optimization, equipment sales, operational and capital expenses, cost planning, forecasts, CARB compliance, equipment movement: adjustments and relocation, EOBR, drive cam, and mobile handheld support and upkeep, fleet utilization optimization, invoicing, and claims subrogation
  • Provide cross-functional leadership to all departments; provide communication on maintenance or equipment procedures and receive/ take action to feedback for continuous improvement opportunities in the fleet.
  • Lead and assist in management of the relationships of major outside vendors in the equipment administration team- Vnomics, Velociti, Lytx, M5, Iron Planet, IBM, Alpine, Goodyear, Toyota, Fleetpride, Navistar etc.
  • Own and be responsible for the success of all major projects utilizing various members from different departments and take overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project
  • Execute and delegate analysis and data preparation in support of fleet maintenance and LTL operations activities including MPG, Outside repair costs, PM compliance, Workorder management, and Standard repair times
  • Manage all support function activity including accuracy and timeliness of data processing, reporting, analysis, and all other fleet maintenance-specific inquiries
  • Present solutions and actionable data on opportunities to senior leadership
  • Process and distribute daily and weekly metrics and develop performance reports

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 4 years of transportation operations experience including: maintenance, LTL operations, carrier management, transportation planning, project management, and logistics analysis with proven leadership experience in leading and managing a team
  • It’d be great if you also have:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Logistics or related field or 8 years of equivalent work experience
  • 5 years of experience with asset management and cost analysis
  • Ability to develop and implement ideas for initiatives while improving processes
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and the ability to work in Access)
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated and proven understanding of equipment utilization, cost management, and operations in LTL

Be part of something big.


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.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  

Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here. 

Nearest Major Market: Ann Arbor
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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