Fleet Maintenance Cost Control & Efficiency Manager

Location
England, Suffolk, Bury St. Edmunds
Salary
£30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
16 Nov 2017
Closes
30 Nov 2017
Ref
00075832
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Automotive
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary of role:
This company is a forward thinking fleet management and contract hire company with offices based in East Anglia and Hertfordshire. They provide a wide range of services to blue chip fleet operators, Insurances and smaller operators.

As part of their continued growth, they are now looking to appoint a Fleet Maintenance Cost Controller Efficiency Manager. This position will be based at their Bury St Edmunds office.

The Role:
- Motivate, lead and manage a small team of Maintenance Cost Controllers.
- Process and authorise repairs
- Maintain good working relationship with clients and repairers
- Manage manufacturer's warranty processes, policies and procedures
- Allocating jobs and workloads, scheduling, completing team-related paperwork and communicating with managers and senior-level staff members.
- Audit and assist with internal allocation of work for in house technicians and oversee a small team of advisors
- Assist the Fleet Engineer with development of networks, internal workshops and compliance

The ideal candidate should:
- Be a team player
- Have excellent leadership skills
- Excellent knowledge of technical/mechanical operations, ideally with HGV and / or LCV experience.
- Background in engineering, commercial vehicle or heavy commercial vehicles is advantageous
- Have extensive knowledge of HGV and LCV repair methods
- Be professional, and positive
- Have integrity, initiative and focus
- Be able to think, communicate and present information effectively
- Be able to motivate a team