Fleet Manager
Description

Looking for a great place to start or continue your career? A place where you are challenged and not bored? A place where you are valued and respected? Our Family owned trucking company is looking for hard-working, eager Fleet Manager. Come join our exciting team today!

 
Hill Brothers Transportation has been in business for 45+ years and prides itself in treating each other as family. First and foremost, we respect our employees and listen to what they have to say. We also offer competitive wages, good benefits, training opportunities for growth and development, recognition and much more.

 

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Hours: Sunday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.


Position Summary: 

The purpose of this position is to serve as a driver’s supervisor and primary link to Hill Bros., while working with drivers to maximize their performance and customer satisfaction.

Scope: The following are the types of activities this position may perform:
• Actively communicate with drivers regarding customer and company information.
• Communicate and coordinate with other members of the Hill Bros team.
• Assist in solving business related problems or clarifying information for the drivers.
• Researching solutions and follow through to help resolve problems.
• Scheduling drivers for such events as maintenance, home time, company events
• Running reports related to driver and fleet KPI’s. 

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

Requirements

Accountabilities:
• Ensure that each driver has an adequate understanding of all details of customer and company expectations on each load at the point of dispatch and/or preplanning
• To be “of service” and serve as the sole communications link to driver, including, but not limited to, load information, advances, payroll issues, home time requests, maintenance coordination, performance counseling (KPI’s), and dissemination of general company news and information.
• Document communication with the drivers using the appropriate method for the interaction.
• Coordinate and communicate with Load Planners to maximize driver productivity daily.
• Ensure assigned full fleet of tractors and drivers are effectively managed for optimum performance in the following categories:
On-time pick-up and delivery performance (communicate delays/issues in a timely fashion to appropriate CSR)
Fuel and route solutions (limit out of route miles to less than 10% of PC miles)
Hours of service compliance
Driver availability (accurate ETA/PTA’s)
Cost control (accessorial audits)
Meet or exceed weekly KPI goals for the following: line haul revenue per truck, miles per truck, dead head percent, MPG’s, idle percent, on-time service percent, missing paperwork, turnover percent, overdue PM’s, safety compliance
• Daily accounting of all assigned trucks and drivers
• Other duties as assigned by assigned managers
• Consistently report to work as required and complete normal work hours.
• Comply with company policy and procedures

Competencies:
• Able to remain calm during stressful situations and conversations.
• Manage priorities related to driver needs, customer expectations, and company goals.
• Have an attitude “of service” when working with drivers and co-workers.
• Able to absorb information and make decisions that best benefit the driver, customer and company.
• Have the emotional intelligence to create relationships with drivers to build trust with the company.
• Think and act proactively in areas related to planning, scheduling, and preventing.

Skills:
Strong professional oral and written communication skills, strong organizational ability, detail oriented, ability to remain calm under pressure, handle multiple and varied tasks, basic typing, strong influence and negotiating skills. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.  

Education, certification, and experience requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or five years’ experience in fleet management

Physical Demands/Requirements available upon request.