Fleet Manager – Talent in Logistics – Kingston upon Hull

Talent in Logistics

Job Description:

An exciting opportunity to join an expanding company that has this year achieved listing on the London Stock Market! Facilities by ADF plc provides serviced vehicle hire for television and film productions in the UK and Europe, specialising in on-location support for dramas and major features. The company has big development plans due to the continued growth of the Film and TV industry and the company acquisition. They are looking for a customer focused Fleet Maintenance Manager to effectively manage the workshop within a rapidly growing serviced hire and rental business. You must be a strong leader with a continuous improvement mind set and be familiar with change management. Package: A competitive salary of£, – £, days holiday, including Bank Holidays Pension / Life Assurance Employee Assistance Programme Discounts with High Street Retailers Working Hours – Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm Main Responsibilities * To undertake management control of both external service providers, inhouse workshop& mobile technicians. * Ensure full legal compliance in all areas to include service, maintenance, repair, MOT, and tachograph compliance. * Contribute to the formulation and implementation of the fleet, maintenance budgets * Manage& control expenditure to ensure the fleet is fully maintained and operate in full legal compliance whilst managing maintenance costs within the agreed fleet budgets. * Undertake external supplier audits annually * Negotiate parts agreements, with preferential rates with main dealer and independent parts supply routes. * Review, plan and allocate work activities for internal workshop and mobile technicians. * Review workshop technicians’ performance v allocated hours * Fleet maintenance department personnel annual reviews and personal development plans. * Manage workshop operating costs, ensuring overheads are managed in accordance with agreed fleet budgets. * Must keep their own competence up to date and undertake mechanical duties as and when the business requires. * Manage all aspects of Health and Safety to ensure that all company employees activities comply with the company’s Health and Safety and ISO company procedures. * Engage with all necessary audits for all areas of compliance and develop improvements, develop, and implement safe working procedures, and where necessary undertake investigations into near miss or incident events. * To provide support to Operations& Accounts Management Team, including Updates on Vehicle Availability, Vehicle Product Issues, Vehicle Planning etc. * To provide financial and performance data/analysis/reports, including workshop and fleet operational solutions as requested by the Head of Fleet. * Management of business development plans ensuring they are achieved in line with Company strategies. Essential requirements: * Strong Management skills and experience of leading static and mobile teams. * Ability to Coach and Mentor and develop staff where appropriate. * Leads and motivates staff through positive employee engagement through open communication. * Defines the strategy to develop the operation as a whole by identifying and sharing continual best practice protocols. * Flexible in working hours and to be available for‘out of hours’ contact / communication. * Good analytical, budget management and numerical skills

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