Shop Manager


Position Description

Now is your chance to join one of the country's largest and most trusted LTL carriers: ABF Freight is looking for new team members across the country! 

ABF Freight®, an ArcBest® company, is an exceptional company where driven people have rewarding careers. Our pace of expansion means we're looking for people with The Skill & The Will to serve customers who depend on us for customized transportation and logistics solutions. 

It's more than a job; it's a career.

General description of duties:

  • Direct and expedite flow of equipment undergoing repairs in the shop.
  • Distribute repair assignments to personnel and make decisions relative to mechanical repairs.
  • Train new mechanics and apprentices, hire, schedule, and appraise performances of personnel.
  • Address customer complaints and resolve problems as they arise.
  • Work with Operations and Transportation to better serve their equipment needs.
  • Make economic decisions on repair costs.
  • Work with outside repair vendors on controlling costs and providing timely turnaround times.
  • Perform technical approvals in the MMS Approvals System.
  • Handle budgetary responsibilities.
  • Maintain a positive attitude in a highly intense environment.
  • Work in a team setting to accomplish department goals.
  • Other duties and projects, as assigned.


Education: Bachelor’s degree, preferred.

Experience: Minimum, five years’ related experience and/or training in equipment maintenance or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferred. Minimum, four years’ management experience, preferred.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.


  • Competitive Wages
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision benefits
  • Opportunity to participate in a company sponsored 401K
  • Vacation eligibility during the first year!

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If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquires to An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.

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