Location: Bury St Edmunds
Salary: Negotiable based on experience and qualifications
Date posted: March 2016
Job type: Full Time - Permanent
Company: VMS Fleet Management
Summary of role:
VMS (Fleet Management) Ltd is a forward thinking fleet management and contract hire company with facilities throughout the UK. VMS provides a range of services to both blue chip and SME fleet operators and Insurance companies including contract hire, flexi hire, accident management repair and maintenance and fleet disposal and sales services.
VMS have built a strong, dynamic client base and pride ourselves on customer retention. Customer service and client focus are paramount to the business, and as a result, an experienced Fleet Maintenance Cost Control Manager is now required to take responsibility for ensuring we achieve the best costs on all works to vehicles.
As part of our continued growth we are now looking to appoint a Fleet Maintenance Cost Control Manager. This position will be based at our Bury St Edmunds (Woolpit) office.
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
Allocate 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
The successful candidate is likely to have experience of some or all of the following: Fleet Maintenance, Heavy Goods Vehicles, HGV, Fleet Manager, LGV, Vehicle Maintenance, Cost Controller, Transport Manager, Automotive Repair, Logistics, Service Manager, Fleet Maintenance Controller, Repair Manager etc.