Fleet Manager

  • Permanent
  • Suffolk, United Kingdom
  • £40,000 to £46,000 per annum

Fleet Manager – Surfacing / Tarmac
£40,000 – £46,000 + Car + Pension
Permanent / Salaried
Surfacing Tier 1

Reports to: Finance Director
Responsible for: Transport & Fleet Admin

Purpose of Role:
To continuously and effectively manage transport operations, achieving maximum utilisation of company assets (40 HGVs, 70 Cars, 110 Vans) via the operation of preventative maintenance and defect rectification programmes and ensuring the provision of vehicles compliant with current safety and transport legislation. Promoting the companies Vision, Values and Standards at all times.

Key responsibilities:

*Maintaining and scheduling regular vehicle maintenance to ensure operational efficiency and minimise downtime; HGV maintenance, MOTs and inspections
*Maintaining detailed records of vehicle servicing and inspection; Low Loader / HGV / Sprayers
*Management of all reported defects.
*Approve quotations for work and seek approval where required
*Manage and monitor invoice reviews and approve or challenge as necessary
*Reviewing supply chain to save costs and decrease VOR time

*Manage and maintain compliance with the O licence/OCRS reports
*Procuring new and organise vehicle replacements with regard to the vehicle’s energy performance and CO2 emissions.
*Ensuring all operations are carried out in line with UK and EU laws and regulations governing vehicular safety, controls on fuel emissions, driver hours, FORS & CLOCS requirements and the transportation of hazardous goods.
*Driver assessments organisation and ensuring that all relevant employees are adequately instructed and trained for the tasks they are required to perform

Continued Responsibilities:

Compliance Continued
*Streamline and monitoring fuel purchase system and fuel consumption
*Plan, process and execute vehicle purchase and vehicle replacement through efficient settlement
*Ensuring tachograph data from vehicle units and driver cards are downloaded in accordance with legislation and discussing subsequent analysis report with drivers on a “one-to-one” basis.
*Monitor and manage the companies carbon and energy
*Ensuring all Actively promoting a positive attitude towards HSEQ matters.
*Ensuring all relevant company policies, procedures and legal compliances are enforced and adhered to.
*Ensuring all accidents, incidents and complaints are reported in line with Company Policy.
*Ensuring that contract and customer requirements are met, and if possible, exceeded.
*Complete 4 leaderships tours per month on sites/workshops under your responsibility
*Communicate tool box talks and safety alerts to the business

*Finding ways to cut costs and maximize profits.
*Preparing and presenting performance reports for the Board of Directors.
*Assisting with the drafting and implementation of effective policies and processes regarding fleet operations

Key Skills:

*Ability to interpret numerical data to anticipate emerging issues, solve accordingly and plan works in the most effective and cost efficient manner.
*Knowledge and practical experience of industry standard practices and equipment, and a keen eye to spot the latest innovations. Ability to assess emerging technology to identify business benefits.
*Willing to go the extra mile to exceed expectations. Continually searches for ways to add value and take performance to the next level.
*Proactively builds knowledge through sharing knowledge, ideas and expertise with others.
*Plans and organises work to safely achieve maximum efficiency and output. Delivers results consistently.
*Learns quickly. Adapts positively to changing business and customer demands. Is energised by change.
*Gathers and analyses information to identify key issues and to develop solutions.
*Makes decisions in ambiguous or complex situations whilst understanding and managing the risks involved.
*Persuades, convinces, influences or impresses others in order to gain commitment to objectives.
*The ability to set stretching goals for self and others and with a drive and determination to achieve results.
*Plans and organises systematically yet flexibly to achieve objectives.

Experience & Qualifications:


*Driver Certificate Professional Competence (CPC)
*Experience in the transportation industry
*DGSA Certification

  • CSCS

To discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call Josh Moss on 02392 322389, or email your CV to jmoss@strideresourcing.com

stride is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


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