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National Fleet Manager in Chicago,IL at Stericycle

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

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Job Description


The National Fleet Manager oversees all aspects of Stericycle’s private fleet in North America. This includes devel-oping consistent policies relating to management of Stericycle’s SCS Fleet, including, but not limited to, telematics, fuel management, truck on-boarding, asset tracking, asset utilization and asset specifications. This role will provide a strategic approach to improving overall fleet efficiency through consistent execution of assets across all areas and implementing technology based programs for tracking and reporting. This role will lead the area Fleet Management team and drive the establishment of key relationships with local and national vendors. Partner with Strategic Sourcing to establish supplier relationships while ensuring work is within our defined / approved cost structure. Partner with all Regional Vice Presidents (RVP) to establish current and future fleet goals.
Key Position Activities:
1) 2) Implements and maintains asset tracking and utilization mechanisms to ensure efficient use of assets along with streamlined cost allocation and movement of assets as needed throughout the organization.
Provides leadership and direction for each area based fleet function, ensuring all field areas are treated equally, setting area fleet goals, processes, procedures and standards for the fleet as it relates to DOT filings, asset record keeping, mileage reports, fuel cards and hazardous medical permits.
3) Create and implement a communications plan to ensure frequent, accurate and timely communication to all field stakeholders and to solidify commitment to the fleet strategic roadmap. Consistently monitors asset utilization across the fleet – managing driven miles against rated miles (over-under mileage). Directs movement of vehicles to new locations as business needs change. Proactively manages usage of long-term rentals to keep variable costs low.
4) The National Fleet manager will set priorities and performance goals for area Fleet Managers and create the strategy for fleet savings goals and progress. This role will ensure alignment with field and operations goals and cost containment initiatives.
5) Maintain current knowledge of Department of Transportation policies, OSHA, Insurance and other state or federal regulated agencies that relate to Fleet Management.
6) Select, train and lead the development of a qualified and diverse workforce. Establishes and communi-cates performance standards for area Fleet Managers and hourly team members. Conducts performance appraisals and communicates performance standards and provides ongoing feedback as needed. Administers all Stericycle policies and procedures and supports Stericycle Culture Initiatives.
7) Develops internal monitoring processes and provides recommendations and solutions to senior management in alignment with Business Transformation goals. Creates analysis forecast to project business needs and priorities.
8) Reviews fleet reporting tools and fosters a collaborate problem solving system for problem resolutions as it relates to repairs, delays, permits, overtime and other related costs. May support other employees at all levels and within all departments to resolve daily problems.

Job Requirements


Education and Experience Required
: Education equivalent to a Bachelors Degree.
Seven or more years of progressive experience in project management, analytics, logistics or fleet management, demonstrating broad knowledge of Project management, asset management and fleet management.
Three or more years of management/supervisory experience demonstrating effective leadership, motivation, and supervisory skills while overseeing multi-location teams preferred.
Demonstrates the ability to provide safe and compliant work conditions for all team members.
Analytical and Excel skills for budgeting, expense tracking and report analysis required.
Demonstrates the ability to act in accordance with established guidelines; follow standard procedures in crisis situations; communicate and enforce organizational policies and procedures; recognize and constructively conform to unwritten rules or practices.
Excellent verbal and written communication and advanced computer skills required.

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