Fleet Services Manager - Confidential #6887 at Confidential - Salinas, CA - Joe Produce | Produce Jobs, Produce Careers, Agriculture Jobs, Agriculture Careers

Fleet Services Manager - Confidential #6887

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Job Description: 
Your Role: The Fleet Services Manager will manage the operation and maintenance of our Company’s motor vehicles in a safe, effective, and productive manner, including the training and compliance of Company authorized drivers. 
 
Your Impact: 
  • Oversee Department of Transportation compliance and reporting as it relates to the Company’s fleet. 
  • Collaborate with Managers to ensure timely delivery and distributions while ensuring the availability of operational vehicles. 
  • Maintain knowledge, develop, implement, and oversee fleet Standard Operating Procedures that support compliance with State and Federal regulations and Company policies; and provide recommendations accordingly while considering fleet best practices.  
  • Supervise the dispatch team to ensure that the daily needs of the operations are met by streamlining driver routes and schedules to be cost effective while still delivering a high level of customer service in a safe manner. 
  • Communicate on an ongoing basis with drivers, dispatchers, and maintenance team members to collaborate, address challenges and identify opportunities. 
  • Lead the DVI (daily vehicle inspection) process to achieve regulatory compliance and equipment health and longevity. 
  • Manage all aspects of fleet maintenance through internal mechanics and outside vendors. 
  • Manage the record keeping of commercial, non-commercial, and off-road equipment to allow for timely and appropriate preventative maintenance.
  • Monitor and maintain all DQ (driver qualification) records to ensure compliance with applicable laws and Company policies. 
  • Oversee driver’s work schedule, compliance, reward, and progressive disciplinary processes as needed.
  • Collaborate with HR and Safety to recruit, train, develop, and evaluate Company authorized drivers and mechanics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Your Qualifications 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team of office based, shop and field personnel.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of commercial vehicle maintenance and repairs, DOT, FMCSA and state transportation laws. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate. 
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Valid Class A or B or C driver’s license with a DMV record in good standing. 
Your Education and Experience 
  • Associate degree or higher with five years of experience with emphasis in an agricultural setting or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training that would provide the level of knowledge and ability required for the position.
Your Language Skills 
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner with all Company employees, including field, office, and shop personnel, and vendors.
  • Must be bilingual and biliterate in English and Spanish.
Other
  • Travel required, about 35%.
  • Requires working outside normal business hours and weekends.  


Our company is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.

This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits and termination.




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