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Fleet Director

Company: Premier Truck Rental
Location: Fort Wayne
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Are you in search of a company that resonates with your proactive spirit and entrepreneurial mindset? Your search ends here with Premier Truck Rental!We take immense pride in furnishing clients with a range of options, including monthly 4x4 Crew Cab Work Trucks, Utility Reel and Pole Trailers, Equipment Trailers, and Equipment Rentals. Our quest is to find exceptional individuals who align with our dedication to maintaining superior standards in work, all while prioritizing our customers' needs, ensuring optimal team productivity. If you are someone who possesses a strong work ethic and a relentless drive, and thrives in collaborative environments, we eagerly await your connection!The Fleet Director assumes a pivotal role encompassing the supervision, strategic direction, and day-to-day management of the rental fleet. In addition to optimizing fleet utilization and upholding top-tier equipment readiness standards, this role encompasses leadership responsibilities, overseeing a team committed to delivering exceptional customer service. Furthermore, this individual may be called upon to act as a critical and creative thinker, a technical expert, an inquiring mind, and a proactive problem solver. They are instrumental in bridging the gap between teams, serving as a liaison and translator. Their competitive spirit drives excellence in their department's endeavors.COMPENSATIONThis position has a competitive compensation package that is a combination of base salary plus profit sharing paid quarterly after 1 year of employment.LOCATIONFort Wayne, Indiana (Headquarters) or Fort Worth, TX with 25% travel required; relocation bonus package provided, temporary furnished housing, and real estate hunting trip.Please keep reading...We encourage you to apply if you believe you have the skills, experience, and passion for the role, even if you don't meet every single requirement listed. We value diversity of thought and experience, and we believe that a variety of perspectives will help us to better serve our customers and community.
RESPONSIBILITIESStrategic Planning: Develop and implement long-term fleet strategies aimed at maximizing asset utilization and profitability.Inventory Management: Oversee inventory levels to ensure that the fleet size meets market demands. This includes the acquisition and sale of assets as required.Product Line Development: Be a thought leader in the development expansion of the rental product line. Identifying new products that support growth and enhanced customer value. Budget Management: In collaboration with Supply Chain and Remarketing, prepare annual budgets for fleet operations, including procurement, production, maintenance, and disposal of assets.Maintenance Oversight: Coordinate with the operations and field service to ensure that all vehicles and equipment are regularly serviced, maintained, and meet safety standards.Data Analysis: Utilize data analytics tools to track performance metrics and make informed decisions.Team Leadership: Lead, coach, and develop fleet staff and ensure they are properly trained to perform their duties effectively.Customer Relations: Ensure the fleet department delivers the highest level of customer service. Address and resolve any customer concerns or disputes promptly.Reporting: Ensure the highest level of data integrity, and provide regular updates to senior management about fleet performance, utilization rates, maintenance issues, and financial metrics.Risk Management & Compliance: Ensure that the fleet operations adhere to all local, state, and federal regulations and industry best practices. Implement risk management strategies to protect assets and reduce liability exposure.REQUIREMENTSMinimum of 5 years of experience in fleet management or related field, with a preference for experience in the construction or automotive rental industry.Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or related field required. An advanced degree is a plus.Strong strategic leadership skills with a proven ability to manage large teams.25% travel required.Affiliation with the following associations: NAFA Fleet Management Association, AEM (Association of Equipment Manufacturers), AEMP (Association of Equipment Management Professionals), CONEXPO (International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition)Proficient in fleet management software and standard office software, such as Microsoft Office.Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.Strong negotiation skills.Commitment to upholding the highest standards of safety and compliance.Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Wellness Program: Experience our on-site CrossFit-style gym, complete with a dedicated full-time personal trainer. Engage in group classes, virtual personal training sessions, training program development, and nutrition coaching programs offered.Employee Perks: Enjoy a range of benefits including PTR Swag and a Uniform/Boot Allowance. Explore our on-site Micro-Markets for a variety of snack choices. Avail discounts on Phone Services, Supplier Vehicles, Mobile Detailing, and Tool & Equipment purchases, among other offerings.Profit Sharing Program: Join our Profit Sharing Program, a direct involvement in PTR's triumphs, with the potential for quarterly financial rewards based on the company's profitability.Comprehensive Benefits: Embrace a holistic benefits package that commences on your very first day at PTR. This encompassing package incorporates competitive remuneration, outstanding healthcare (including mental health and virtual healthcare), dental, and vision coverage. Additionally, enjoy generous paid time off, 401(k) matching, and coverage for life, accidental death, and disability. Engage in continuous learning and development opportunities and more.Structured Training & Feedback: Our partnership with the Predictive Index ensures that we provide optimal support and understanding of our team members' motivations. Customized training, coaching, and feedback are regular features. Performance and attitude evaluations are conducted every 6 months, emphasizing growth.Culture & Connection: Just as we cultivate personalized relationships with our customers, we foster the same approach within our team. A tech-forward workplace nurtures a highly collaborative culture, aligned with our core values. We promote inclusivity through Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), PTR Field Days, PTR Text Alerts, the Extra Mile recognition program, and numerous other initiatives.Premier Truck Rental Is an Equal Opportunity Employer Our unwavering commitment involves consistently expanding our inclusive team, encompassing a wide array of backgrounds, viewpoints, and talents. Our ethos staunchly opposes any form of discrimination, embracing individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including aspects of pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally safeguarded attributes.If you require support or accommodation due to a disability, please feel free to reach out to us at We are here to assist.PI33de6cde1e12-25660-33292015

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