How to Become a Truck Service Manager

Step 1: Understand the job description and responsibilities of a Truck Service Manager

What does a Truck Service Manager do?

A Truck Service Manager manages truck shop operations for maximum efficiency and customer satisfaction. Efficiency is based on revenue growth, direct expense control, flat rate variance, warranty recovery and the ability to reach targets in Profit After Direct expenses (PAD). Being a Truck Service Manager may require a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Truck Service Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Truck Service Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required.

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Massachusetts ranks number 2 out of 50 states nationwide for Truck Service Manager salaries.

02/20/2020: Fayetteville, AR

Average Truck Service Manager Salary Across the U.S.

02/23/2020: San Antonio, TX

A minimum of 2-5 years experience diagnosing and repairing class eight diesel trucks.

01/28/2020: Duluth, MN

Paul Davis Moore, of Amherst, a retired truck service manager, died Wednesday in Roswell Park Cancer Institute after a brief illness.

02/03/2020: San Diego, CA

Services will be held at noon Monday in Friendship Baptist Church, 402 Clinton St.

02/18/2020: Schenectady, NY
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Step 2: Learn best tips to become a Truck Service Manager

Best tips for those who want to become a Truck Service Manager

Here are some tips to become a Truck Service Manager.

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Incorporate your software to assign parts a place on your map.

01/30/2020: Reading, PA

Be mindful of your technicians need to keep a part of his van his own.

01/15/2020: Alexandria, LA
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Step 3: View best colleges and universities for Truck Service Manager

Best colleges and universities for Truck Service Manager

  • College of the Atlantic
  • Cleveland State University

Step 4: Think about whether is it worth to be a Truck Service Manager

Is being a Truck Service Manager Worth it?

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Provide excellent customer service and be able to communicate in a clear and courteous manner.

02/11/2020: Grand Rapids, MI

We work to protect, beautify and keep safe our communities through the provision of world-class tree care services.

01/05/2020: Corpus Christi, TX

My client remains to be one of the world's largest operators of commercial truck service and tire re-threading centres.

12/31/2019: Des Moines, IA

Communicate daily with district manager and field supervisor to ensure customer service levels and efficiency of operations.

02/20/2020: Chattanooga, TN

Ability to learn skills quickly with a mature and customer service oriented attitude.

01/17/2020: Greensboro, NC
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Step 5: Prepare relevant skills for being a Truck Service Manager

What skills do you need to be a Truck Service Manager?

Due to the management level associted with this job, many skills are required to being successful and ensuring the success of your team.  It is necessary to be able to excel with: Customer Service, Retail Staff Coaching/Training, Service Operations, Service Request Management Process, Performance Metrics, Warranty Based Repairs, Warranty Management, Work Order Scheduling.  As you can tell, it is no easy feat to be a manager, and the skills required reflect that.

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We're looking for a proven professional and leader who has experience in the industry in full service concepts.

12/10/2019: Indianapolis, IN

5 years of automotive industry experience, preferably in a service management role.

12/19/2019: Pittsfield, MA

CCAs are required to provide service to the public.

11/28/2019: Fort Collins, CO

- 5-7 years of experience managing a comparable service operation, including staff management responsibilities.

02/14/2020: New Brunswick, NJ

- Comprehensive knowledge of the truck and transport service industry is required.

01/22/2020: Pueblo, CO
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Step 6: View average salary for Truck Service Manager

How much does a Truck Service Manager make?

The average salary range for a Truck Service Manager is from $81,647 to $105,027. The salary will change depending on your location, job level, experience, education, and skills.

Salary range for a Truck Service Manager
$81,647 to $105,027

Step 7: Find relevant Truck Service Manager jobs, and apply.

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Step 8: Explore Career Path of Truck Service Manager