Fleet Manager

US-MO-St. Louis
Requisition ID
Skilled Trades

Position Summary

The Fleet Manager is responsible for leading a team of garage/facility based Diesel Technicians within the St. Louis, Mo and Kansas City, MO areas (3 garage locations) in an aggressive preventative maintenance repair program, including the maintenance of medium to heavy duty diesel trucks to ensure a safe and efficient fleet.

***Required: Hands-on Technician Experience is a MUST***


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead, educate and develop employees: 6+ full time employees – across 3 locations. As business grows, there will be more direct reports hired.
  • Position based out of St. Louis, MO
  • Periodic travel to Kansas City, MO
  • Will be actively participating in growing the business along with the Sr. Fleet Manager and the Sales Department.
  • International truck experience required
  • Monitor employee’s performance and be accessible to all areas of the shop
  • Plan daily manpower to meet workload
  • Provide support to the operations team regarding all equipment related issues
  • Monitor and analyze all opportunities to cut costs and improve efficiencies
  • Perform administrative functions; including payroll approval, scanner downloads, repair order maintenance and compliance documentation
  • Address all corrective action regarding direct reports
  • Provide clean, safe working conditions of the facility and equipment
  • Communicate with fleet maintenance manager to ensure operation's and company's needs are met
  • Identify and monitor equipment sent to outside sources for repairs
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures

Key Competencies and Minimum Education

  • Must possess at least 8-10 years' industry experience in fleet maintenance management or operations capacity within the auto/diesel industry
  • Must possess 8-10 years as a Manager within the diesel industry.
  • Prior technician/mechanic experience is required
  • Must be familiar with light-heavy truck/trailer repair and maintenance
  • CDL highly desired
  • Must have excellent relationship building skills.
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to travel as needed to each location
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge of tractor and trailer maintenance, DOT rules and regulations, company policies and procedures
  • Proven leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Must be multi-tasked oriented
  • Strong computer skills

Working Conditions

  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.
  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise.
  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases or other irritants
  • Ability to move and position objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.
  • Employees may use their personal vehicle for business purposes. It is the personal responsibility of the vehicle owner to carry adequate insurance coverage for their protection and for the protection of any passengers. It is required that employees who regularly use their personal vehicle for company business maintain minimum of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury coverage and $50,000 property damage coverage on their vehicles


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