Refrigeration Service Manager - Sioux Falls

Service Manager - Transport Refrigeration of South Dakota - Sioux Falls

Transport Refrigeration of South Dakota in Sioux Falls, SD is seeking a Refrigeration Service Manager. The Service Manager is responsible for the operations within the service department including the supervision of at least 9 refrigeration service technicians and 1 service writer as well as the management of multiple mobile service trucks. Additional responsibilities include soliciting and developing service business, customer relations and expense control.

Transport Refrigeration of South Dakota is a top-performing distributor for Carrier Transicold, a global force in transport refrigeration. Transport Refrigeration of South Dakota is a family-owned business whose motto “it’s all about the people” continues to be carried out. We value and invest in our employees as we strongly believe that they are our most valuable asset.


What you will be doing:

  • Directly responsible for service department to include service technicians – leading, hiring, training, performance reviews, discipline, track attendance records and manage PTO.
  • Direct and monitor labor and material costs and negotiating on special labor rates.
  • Research and investigate new products and services constantly.
  • Ability to read and comprehend department financial information including department income statements and technician efficiency reports.
  • Oversee quality control of fieldwork performed by technicians.
  • Communicate with customers by phone and in person to attain customer satisfaction and build and grow customer relations.
  • Manage service department workflow sheets by working directly with the service writer to maintain company goals for expense hours, proficiency, rework, and work in process.



  • 3+ years of successful service department management experience with profit and loss responsibility.
  • Proven ability to establishing new customers, including service sales in new markets.
  • Knowledge of diesel, refrigeration and mechanical principles necessary.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office and excel required. CDK Dealer Management Software experience a plus.
  • Experience managing a mobile service fleet a plus.
  • Essential customer service and communication skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalency is required. Associate’s Degree in Business or equivalent work experience is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and satisfactory MVR, CDL A a plus, but not required.


Core Skills:

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Communication, both verbal and written
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Decision Making
  • Technical Skills
  • Delegation
  • Attention to detail


Benefits include:

  • Quarterly Bonus program
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Health Savings Account with a company contribution
  • Company provided LTD/Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • PTO & Holiday Pay – accrue up to 9 days of PTO in the first year
  • 401(k) eligibility after 6 months of employment
  • And more!


Qualified applicants should email resume and reference list to: or speak with Marti Sidel or HR about this opportunity.