Fleet Manager - North (Remote)

Paterson, NJ, US

The Fleet Manager – North is responsible for driving the overall company DOT Vehicle Maintenance program, overseeing company-wide fleet spend auditing, supporting capex and lease deliveries/tracking/specing/purchasing, monitoring utilization, working across the company to move fleet assets as needed, and driving Penske/Beacon branch satisfaction level improvements. The Fleet Manager will also provide local branch Fleet support to their geographic area of ownership.

 

Duties and responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Qualifications:

  • 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.

 


“Our goal at Beacon is to cultivate an environment where all ideas are welcomed, and all our people feel empowered.”


Nearest Major Market: New York City