Fleet Manager

Orlando, FL, US

The Fleet Manager is responsible for the overall Fleet Management in his / her assigned region.  They will coordinate all activities with the Divisional, Branch, & Operation Managers as well as Corporate Operational Leaders to ensure a maintained, safe and productive fleet as well as optimizing the fleet through current systems and technology driven data. This position requires 75% travel.

What You Will Be Working On:

·         Implementing and coordinating Beacon’s fleet maintenance programs, policies, and procedures.

·         Promoting, inspecting, coaching and training local branches on repair and maintenance of company assets and other fleet management processes.

·         Managing the fleet repair and maintenance program and the maintenance provider relationships.

·         Responsible for adherence to all company and DOT safety policies & procedures.

·         Managing the total cost of ownership of fleet assets and material handling equipment to make informed lifecycle decisions. 

·         Effectively communicating with other internal departments, warehouse workers, drivers, peers, leaders, vendors, etc.

·         Managing the vehicle inspection process, required documentation, and auditing DVIR’s to maintain DOT compliance.

·         Develop and maintain KPI’s to improve and drive asset utilization and optimization of the fleet.

·         Effectively utilize various data sources to determine future savings opportunities.

·         Partner with the Branches and Operations team to develop equipment specifications.

·         Reviewing roadside inspection violations and assisting with root cause identification and follow-up as necessary to help ensure DOT and CSA compliance issues are addressed effectively.

·         Providing required information and updates on fleet transfers, replacements, disposals, and acquisitions of equipment.

·         Supporting field operations to ensure that material handling equipment and attachments are maintained and remain in compliance with regulations.

·         Assisting in annual maintenance budget requirements.

·         Managing and monitoring the commercial motor vehicle fuel program including assisting the vendor for IFTA reporting, and auditing fuel purchases to detect misuse.

·         Maintaining physical inventory of fleet assets.

·         Responsible for training and awareness of telematics, Transportation Management Systems, equipment training, new hire training, and the safe operation of the company fleet.

·         Preparation and execution of performance reviews for direct reports as required.

·         Other duties as needed.

What You Will Need to Be Successful in This Role:  

·         5+ years of experience with commercial motor vehicle operations.

·         Ability to build trust and confidence with management and supervision

·         Thorough knowledge of applicable regulations

·         Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, web-based applications, and technology

·         Attention to detail and ability to work unsupervised

·         Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

·         Ability to multi-task

·         Required to be able to travel approximately 75%  

          Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of employee’s- written and verbal

Beacon's competitive advantage is our people and our value proposition is the differentiator. 

-— Christopher Harrison
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer 

Nearest Major Market: Orlando