Fleet Manager Job Description

Fleet Manager Job Description

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Fleet manager provides consultation and direction to the Regional operations related to DOT regulations and transportation safety that impact operations and means of compliance with those regulations and safe practices.

Fleet Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Compliance Assurance will be focused primarily in the fields of VOSA 0 Licences, Fleet Operations and Technical Operations (such as vehicle workshop, manufacturer, ADR)
Accountable for budget and migration of common carrier deliveries to the fleet through identification of cost savings
Capability to build project teams and acquire resources for project activities through competitive and/or negotiated procurement processes
Provide internal and external assurance of Vehicle Fleet Compliance incorporating Safety, Health and Environmental compliance
Internal and external assurance of Vehicle Fleet Compliance incorporating Vehicle workshop compliance
Suitability qualified and experienced (SQEP) capacity to meet the compliance requirements of current and future legislation
Compliance in line with internal policies, procedures and written systems
Advice and guidance to operators and managers on fleet compliance issues
You will be required to work closely with the HSE Manager (Compliance) and the safety, health and environmental Managers and Advisors throughout the business
Maintain an on-going preventive maintenance program

Fleet Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Fleet Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, OSHA, PMP, CEM, CAFM, CAFS, PMI, CET, A&P, NEBOSH

Education for Fleet Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the fleet manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Bachelor's Degree in Business, Management, Engineering, Education, Technical, Automotive, Associates, Diesel, Technology, Information Management

Skills for Fleet Manager

Desired skills for fleet manager include:

DOT / State Regulations within the transportation industry
Hours of Service regulations
DOT regulations
Federal and State regulatory laws on Transportation
Centrifugal compressors
Codes and Acts applicable to the above systems
Compression and operations and maintenance
Power turbines
Prime mover equipment operations and maintenance

Desired experience for fleet manager includes:

Detailed knowledge of how UK Fleet and transport legislation is developed and implemented
The ability to work unsupervised and to deliver accurate and factual compliance reports to tight deadlines
Previous employment with a large Fleet environment or VOSA / DVSA, an Armed Forces / Police Vehicle Fleet environment would be beneficial
Proven man management, people and workload prioritisation skills
Ability to articulate with strong presentation skills, excellent written communication abilities, and should provide strong negotiating skills
Develop a cost-effective fleet strategy that meets customer demands while maximizing the Company’s ROI

Fleet Manager Examples


Fleet Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of fleet manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fleet manager
  • Identify training opportunities and, as necessary, document issues and constructively discuss corrective action, as needed, with maintenance supervisor
  • Maintain advanced knowledge of engine, emission systems, transmission, brake, hydraulic and electrical systems of heavy equipment and vehicles used by Company to ensure ability to perform advanced preventive and repair maintenance functions
  • Develop a strong relationship with Independent Contractors within assigned fleet
  • Monitor performance and available hours of Fleet Drivers
  • Ensure external fleet appearance is maintained to company standards
  • Coordinate the ordering, receiving, and distribution of new vehicles, purchase of vehicles, employee vehicle sales and vehicle disposal, negotiating with leasing and/or lending firms
  • Monitor fuel usage and costs
  • Enforce company policies governing appropriate use of fleet vehicles
  • Prepare fleet expense budget
  • Accountable for maintenance of all relevant documentation required to meet and/or exceed local, state, federal, customer requirements
Qualifications for fleet manager
  • Knowledge of DOT/FMCSA regulations
  • Must be proficent in English language and one other language - Spanish preferred
  • Display a positive attitude, with the ability to inspire motivation and confidence
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office products including
  • At least 10 years of work experience with a minimum of 3 years’ experience leading a team (if you have worked in the motor sector, that will be an advantage)
  • Analytical problem solver with attention to detail

Fleet Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of fleet manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for fleet manager
  • Drive cross functional teams and communicate the results effectively to customer
  • Understand the customer’s organization, assets, and installed base
  • Log and track service issues, visit assets to troubleshoot, or support major upgrades, as required
  • Be responsible for overseeing that warranty and service obligations are met, including
  • Be responsible for the Contribution Margin of jobs and play a proactive role in problem identification and resolution by highlighting risks and promptly driving other departments in solving issues which affect the customer
  • Translate customer needs / requirements into detailed plans, driving internal execution to meet the targets
  • Analyze risks, establish contingency plans, and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigation action
  • Offer exceptional support to Fleet Drivers to ensure that their professional needs are being met
  • Development of operational strategies
  • Defining staff goals
Qualifications for fleet manager
  • Good spoken Mandarin / dialect preferred
  • Strong knowledge of commercial fleet industry
  • High School Diploma (or equivalent) and a minimum 8 years equivalent industry experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 years experience in lieu of industry work experience required
  • Minimum 5 years in supervisory or management position required
  • Minimum 2 years prior experience as a Heavy Truck/Trailer Fleet mechanic, including refrigerated units, and maintenance and DOT rules and regulations

Fleet Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of fleet manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for fleet manager
  • Oversees Fleet Maintenance operations and repair shop, including work order planning and scheduling, fabricating/welding, parts room, fuel Island, and wash bay ensuring safety compliance and proper work standards
  • Guiding integrated planning of functional activities
  • Developing the business
  • Delivering the service
  • Supporting the business
  • Assuring the business
  • Establish and maintain an appropriate spare parts inventory for the fleet maintenance and other mechanical needs
  • Ensure that all spare parts are tracked, reported, and stored with a high degree of accountability and integrity
  • Analyze vehicle status and cost upkeep, provide recommendations on vehicle disposal and replacement
  • Maintain current fleet registration and insurance on country-wide fleet
Qualifications for fleet manager
  • Drive a high level of engagement with the drivers - commit to the career success and personal growth of the drivers through positive working relationships
  • Manage transfers between locations, including making transfers as needed
  • Coordinate and schedule pick-up and delivery appointments daily
  • Confirm that each driver is fully informed of all customer and company expectations on every load at the point of dispatch
  • Coordinate drivers' scheduled home time, down time, current status, and predicted time available to meet DOT requirements
  • Oversees DOT compliance and reporting as it relates to the fleet

Fleet Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of fleet manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for fleet manager
  • Keeps up to date with legislation, rulings and other developments that affect fleet operations
  • Act as NA services leader for SAP project
  • Understand needs of regional services team, assure systems designed accordingly
  • Become domain “expert” for the regional team, leading education and compliance with SAP processes
  • Partner with cross-functional leaders to drive the right actions and provide prompt resolution to customer issues
  • Lead and support Book & Bill Growth
  • Lead and Support Customer Relations
  • Work with customers in Northeast and Midwest
  • Develop strong team members and managers
  • Manage change in a forever developing industry
Qualifications for fleet manager
  • Detailed knowledge of VOSA / DVSA regulatory requirements regarding O Licences and Fleet management activities in general
  • Recognised Fleet vocational qualification such CPC or equivalent
  • Approve invoices for payment pertaining to Fleet Maintenance and repair
  • Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return
  • International Registration Plan (IRP)
  • Unified Carrier Registration

Fleet Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of fleet manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fleet manager
  • Build and maintain a customer service oriented culture
  • Receive a competitive salary with additional bonus
  • Be given the opportunity to complete regular in-house training
  • Develop your skills with a world leading brand
  • Have the potential to grow with us around the UK
  • Collaborate with the TDM manager and other external partners to advise, pursue, and manage Department of Energy grants and other progressive initiatives geared toward environmental stewardship
  • Report on fleet productivity, cost management of maintenance, and recommendations for efficiency
  • Act as the primary point of contact regarding vehicle replacement for the Boulder, Denver and Anschutz campuses, including providing vehicle and equipment replacement planning and analysis assistance, and developing fuel and fleet maintenance budgets
  • Create and supervise preventive maintenance programs and manuals, including liaising with manufacturers
  • Ability to prepare and understand equipment specifications and evaluate substitute products
Qualifications for fleet manager
  • Three years compliance experience in a similar Fleet, transport, engineering, services, construction or other high risk industry
  • A good manager of time
  • Focused on meeting deadlines
  • A good decision maker
  • Capable of making effective presentations to senior and executive management
  • A good teammate (collaborating for team success)

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