Position
Fleet Manager
Description

Job Title: Fleet Manager

Location: Laredo, TX

Department: Operations

Reports To: Operations Manager

Employee Status: Exempt

Mesilla Valley Transportation is now hiring Fleet Managers!

Summary

The Fleet Manager is responsible for supervising drivers engaged in operating trucks and trailers. Key measures of success include:

− High utilization of drivers, tractors, trailers and other company resources

− Maintain a high percentage of target miles for fleet

− Maintain a low turnover of drivers supervised

− Strong call handling performance as measured by the Call Availability Report (CAR)

− Be recognized by team, peers, and drivers as a key supporter

Responsibilities

− Communicates in a clear and consistent manner with high integrity

− Accurately enters information into company computer systems

− Analyses and works with team members to solve problems

− Provides clear work instructions to drivers

− Direct drivers and company resources in a manner that maximizes utilization of both

− Key supporter for drivers supervised

− Organizes and assigns productive drivers to the most efficient routes to ensure deadlines are met.

− Continuously monitors and directs the arrival and departure of loads and drivers.

− Submits warning or termination forms to Fleet Manager when driver fails to comply with the procedures

− Assigns drivers to units and maintain truck/trailer performance by increasing truck miles to improve profitability

− Reports all late deliveries/pickups to appropriate regions planner

− Maintains the lowest possible driver turnover rate each month

− Utilizes satellite communication to correct truck alarms

− Coordinates driver time off to fit both the requirements of MVT policy and the needs of the drivers

− Monitors satellite communication to determine hours of driver service and to resolve driver log issues

− Analyzes and monitors the work quality, safety quality, attendance/punctuality, and behavior of drivers; disciplines when necessary

− Controls expenses such as layover/motel reimbursement and unloading/advances

− Improves fuel efficiency by limiting idle time and enforcing drivers to utilize the MVT partner truck stops when fueling trucks/trailers

− Reconciles Fleet in a timely and efficient manner

Qualifications

− High School Diploma or GED

− Strong customer service skills

− Supervisory experience of 15+ employees

− Proficient communicator in both English and Spanish language

− Strong knowledge of motor carrier operations and geography

− Intermediate mathematical and analytical skills

− Competent user of MS Office

Physical Demand

Remain in a seated position for an extended period of time, using hands and fingers to type, pick up papers, place phone calls. Occasional lifting (maximum 15lbs), bending, reaching and/or kneeling. Expressing and/or exchanging ideas by means of spoken word to impart oral information to clients, coworkers, and public. To convey detailed spoken instructions to other workers accurately.

Position: Fleet Manager

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Employment Type
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Industry
Transportation
Job Location
13613 Cabezut Dr, 78045, Laredo, TX, U.S.A.
Date posted
05/15/2019
Valid through
06/30/2019