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Director, Fleet Management


This is a Full-time position in Montreal, QC posted November 13, 2020.

If you’re a results-driven experienced senior leader, looking for a dynamic role, then look no further, because we have just the role for you.This is an impact-focused organization, committed to high standards, which means, we’re looking for someone who has a strong strategic mindset and can provide tactical leadership to the team and the company.Our client is a national transportation company specializing in rail, intermodal, trucking, and supply chain.Director, Fleet ManagementAs the new Director, Fleet Management, you’ll be responsible for aligning the strategic direction for fleet operations with the strategic direction of the company.  Accountable for the efficient delivery of fleet services through the tactical alignment of fleet functions with the daily activities of operations.  You’ll collaborate with senior stakeholders to guide the development of policies and procedures to ensure successful alignment.You’ll lead change initiatives and motivate the teams to create more value and enhance overall performance to meet the expectations of the executive leadership team and other stakeholders.  As a leader within the organization, you will be expected to align with the company’s core values of teamwork, innovation, accountability, integrity, and respect.More specifically you will:* Develop the fleet strategy that aligns with the overall business strategy to achieve optimal results* Ensure fleet management’s organization size, structure, roles, and responsibilities meet the business needs through a centralized model* Develop strong relationships with the key senior stakeholders to ensure strategic alignment* Develop and lead long term asset and capital strategy plan* Effectively manage fleet costs by coordinating acquisitions with category teams and procurement centre of excellence for competitive bidding on major categories and annual supplier performance reviews* Implement preventative maintenance intervals and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements* Oversee annual training certification for requisite staff and address training needs raised by clients* Ensure compliance with Environmental health and safety requirements* Scheduling of technician, equipment, and equipment location* Establish and manage fleet compliance scorecards* Ensure vehicle assets are monitored for utilization* Establish and monitor KPI’s to manage fleet with a monthly scorecard* Ensure Fleet Management Information System integrates with Enterprise Resource Planning, Global Information Systems, Global Positioning Systems and future integration for mobile technology exists* Create a roadmap to ensure all technology platforms are integrated with ERP and Work Management SystemsHere are a few of the things you’ll be trying to achieve:* Significantly impact bottom-line performance (total cost of the fleet), staff engagement and establish fleet policies, procedures, structures, and technology with significant freedom in development and implementation* Results impact the department and business units, in particular, Operations* Set Standards for fleet management across the organization* Accountable for regulatory related compliance, as well as asset performanceBesides the operational aspects of this role, you’ll also need to collaborate and make authentic connections with our management team; using a set of shared interests and values, you’ll develop trust, and encourage buy-in and commitment for new strategies and initiatives.This is a full-time, permanent position, located at our head office in Montreal.  Compensation to commensurate with experience.Qualifications* University degree, MBA would be an asset* 10+ years’ management experience, preferably in fleet management, commercial motor vehicles such as cars, trucks, mobile equipment, and trailers, etc.* Experience within the transportation industry (e.g. rail, intermodal, trucking, or courier services) or asset-intensive organization with a distributed network* Experience leading coaching, and managing a large team of direct and in-direct reports* Experience developing and executing short and long-term strategic plans* Canadian citizenship, valid passport, and ability to travel within CanadaHow to ApplyOur online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you’ll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results. We strive to build a team that reflects the diversity of the community we work in, and encourage applications from traditionally underrepresented groups such as women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying as LGBTQ2SI, veterans, and people with disabilities. We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment, and look forward to hearing from you.