• Regional Manager, Fleet Maintenance

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/4/2018 4:05 PM)
    Requisition ID
    9790
    Company
    Grocers Supply
    Category
    Transportation
  • Company Overview

    Grocers-Supply

     

    Grocers Supply, based in Houston, is the largest wholesale grocery supplier in Texas, supplying over 900 independent grocery stores. Grocers Supply serves customers of all sizes, from single store independent retailers to chains, such as: Fiesta, FoodTown, Market Basket, Cox Foodarama / La Fiesta, Sellers Brothers, Minyard Food Stores, G. E. Foodland, and El Rio Grande.

     

    Working Safely is a Condition for Employment with GSC Wholesale, LLC. GSC Wholesale, LLC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

    Position Overview

    As a Regional Fleet Maintenance Manager, you are responsible for the operations of the distribution center’s garage, as well as a team of skilled mechanics who are accountable for inspecting, maintaining and repairing tractors, trailers, automobiles and light trucks, carts and material handling equipment (e.g., forklifts and pallet jacks). You will also be responsible for ensuring all equipment in working properly.

     

    As the leader, you will develop the operating plan and budget for the garage and are accountable for achieving overall operating results consistent with individual and company performance goals. You are also accountable for accurate and complete records of maintenance and repairs, fuel, tire and parts purchases and inventory management in accordance with company policy, federal, state and local regulations.

     

    Primary responsibility is to ensure Regions meet the company's goal in customer service, equipment utilization, fleet services, profitability and employee/driver satisfaction while effectively managing cost and down-time. The Regional Maintenance Manager will oversee our preventative and general eqiupment maintenance program to our established standards and will provide leadership to each fleet maintenance facility in the field region locations. Key accountability will be management of outside vendor, maintenance providers and dedicated contract maintenance.

    Responsibilities

    • Supports CA,HI, TX & (other areas as needed) to include asset needs, productivity accountability and initiatives. This position, due to the nature of the assigned fleet and territoy,  will have extensive travels up to 80%
    • Provide reliable and safe vehicles and equipment for use across the distribution center; oversee equipment inspections, preventative maintenance and service
    • Ensure safe work practices and conditions and maintain a safe environment for team members and visitors at the garage in accordance with company policies and health and safety regulations. 
    • Review and evaluate performance of all vehicles and equipment, address excessive wear and tear or high failure rates and takes corrective action, as needed
    • Assess daily and weekly output, identify trends in productivity and direct the allocation of people, parts, tools and equipment to address day-to-day and week-to-week demand for maintenance and repairs
    • Oversee scheduling of work teams and initiate short and long term planning with supervisors to ensure the needs of the business are met under different and changing business conditions
    • Prepare the operating budgets for the garage, review and finalize operating budgets with the transportation operations manager, and develop and implement work processes to ensure achievement of budgetary and service goals
    • Lead the development of improved work processes and procedures to enhance productivity and effectiveness of assigned work teams, equipment and space; accountable for achieving incremental results from the implementation of these improvements
    • Accountable for the accuracy and completeness of records pertaining to maintenance, fuels, lubricants, tires and parts purchasing and inventories
    • Purchase fuels, lubricants, tires and parts while managing the costs of purchases in accordance with budgets and operating needs
    • Recommend replacement of vehicles and equipment based on assessment of service and maintenance costs versus replacement cost
    • Conduct performance appraisals and coach direct reports to enhance individual and team performance; assist in the development of individual and team performance improvement goals to support achievement of company objective
    • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    • Eight (8) years’ work experience in vehicle/equipment maintenance, parts and fuel management and/or transportation or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Working knowledge of operational analysis
    • Good pc skills including experience using windows, word processing, spreadsheet, email and other software applications
    • Able to communicate complex and detailed information verbally and in writing
    • Compliance with all policies and procedures
    • Authorization to work in the United States or the ability to obtain the same
    • Successful completion of pre-employment drug testing and background check
    • Ability to communicate in Spanish with technical employees
    • Technical knowledge and skills related to internal combustion, diesel, and electric powered vehicles and materials handling equipment
    • Strong leadership skills including team facilitation, training, and motivation
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Adept at preparing and delivering an address or presentation in a business setting

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