Rental Fleet Director

$140,000 - $160,000 yearly

Job Category:Supply Chain

Position Type:Direct Hire / Permanent

Work Model:In Office

Location:Fort Wayne, Indiana  [In Office]

Job ID:132704

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Job Description

The Rental Fleet Director assumes a pivotal role encompassing the supervision, strategic direction and day-to-day management of the rental fleet. In addition to optimizing fleet utilization and upholding top-tier equipment readiness standards, this role encompasses leadership responsibilities, overseeing a team committed to delivering exceptional customer service. Furthermore, this individual may be called upon to act as a critical and creative thinker, a technical expert, an inquiring mind and a proactive problem solver. They are instrumental in bridging the gap between teams, serving as a liaison and translator. Their competitive spirit drives excellence in their department's endeavors. 

 

Rental Fleet Director Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and implement long-term fleet strategies aimed at maximizing asset utilization and profitability 

  • Oversee inventory levels to ensure that the fleet size meets market demands. This includes the acquisition and sale of assets as required 

  • Be a thought leader in the development expansion of the rental product line.  Identifying new products that support growth and enhanced customer value 

  • In collaboration with Supply Chain and Remarketing, prepare annual budgets for fleet operations, including procurement, production, maintenance and disposal of assets 

  • Coordinate with the operations and field service to ensure that all vehicles and equipment are regularly serviced, maintained and meet safety standards 

  • Utilize data analytics tools to track performance metrics and make informed decisions 

  • Lead, coach and develop fleet staff and ensure they are properly trained to perform their duties effectively 

  • Ensure the fleet department delivers the highest level of customer service. Address and resolve any customer concerns or disputes promptly 

  • Ensure the highest level of data integrity, and provide regular updates to senior management about fleet performance, utilization rates, maintenance issues and financial metrics 

  • Ensure that the fleet operations adhere to all local, state and federal regulations and industry best practices. Implement risk management strategies to protect assets and reduce liability exposure 

Rental Fleet Director Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Logistics, or related field required an advanced degree is a plus 

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in fleet management or related field, with a preference for experience in the construction or automotive rental industry 

  • Strong strategic leadership skills with a proven ability to manage large teams 

  • Proficient in fleet management software and standard office software, such as Microsoft Office 

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills 

  • Strong negotiation skills 

  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of safety and compliance 

  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal 

 

If the role of Rental Fleet Director interests you, please apply today. 

 

Thank you, 

Becky Clifton 

Senior Project Manager 

LaSalle Network 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.