Deliver high quality Fleet solutions supporting multi- unit locations throughout the USA
The Fleet Director will be responsible for leading, facilitating, planning the day to day operations of multi-unit fleet services company wide. This includes defining and leading the company's fleet strategy, fleet maintenance programs, fleet design enhancements, effective on road fuel programs, healthy supply chains, anticipating the organizations fleet needs and including appropriate key stakeholders in the management of the fleet program. The successful candidate will have responsibility for all fleet related activities, lead a team that provides outstanding customer service and develop the fleet organization to deliver ever-improving fleet solutions.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Build and maintain the strategic plan and associated deliverables for the Fleet function, vendor strategy, maintenance programs, negotiating with key suppliers and fuel management
Lead best practices identification with an emphasis on continuous improvement
Ensures solid linkages exist between internal functions and partners, including the Logistics group, Sales, Operations, Legal and Finance
Accountable for the Fleet procurement process in accordance with our growing requirements
Manage vendor relationships and performance over a range of key performance indicators, such as on time delivery performance, maintenance performance and cost.
Maintain all Fleet regulatory requirements, industry trends and best practices, technology solutions and customer requirements, proactively managing risks and opportunities in each.
Lead risk mitigation strategy for the department that minimize the impact of potential concentration risk across the supply chain
Lead the development of the annual Fleet budget process, monthly budget variance analysis cost reconciliations, partnering with our finance team
Management of multiple cost savings projects - scope definition, planning, documentation / vetting, timeline execution, and leadership of cross functional teams
Work closely with the Business Unit Fleet Manager's to oversee the operations, staffing and performance of the department.
Actively participate in the delivery of these services as and when required.
Represent Fleet Management in monthly location Management meetings client interactions if/when needed.
Play an active role in monitoring customer satisfaction and recommending action/s to correct problems if/when needed.
Participate in any variety of meetings and work groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specified level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, requirements and policies.
Maintain a safe work area and comply with safety procedures and equipment operating rules keeping work area in a clean and orderly condition.
Strong supply chain and logistics knowledge and familiarity with general warehousing, and distribution operation
Ability to influence members of cross functional teams
Self-motivated and results oriented
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's Degree MBA or advanced degree is a plus
8 to 10 years' experience in a progressive operations leadership role
Strong Analytical Skills
Demonstrated understanding of end-to-end supply chain strategy is fundamental to this challenging role.
Experience in industry trends and best practices for emerging Fleet solutions. Must have experience in procuring (purchasing) fleet and on road fuel across the United States