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Vehicle Fleet Manager

Generator Power Ltd

Wakefield

Permanent

WF61TN

Posted: 14/01/2022

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Generator Power is the UKs largest independent rental generator company, running a fleet from 10KVA to 1250KVA sets along with panels and cables, with over 24 years of experience in the industry. The company has 9 depots across the UK with and Trackway Solutions in Wetherby. Generator Power has grown in recent years and is ready for further expansion. This growth offers the opportunity for a Vehicle Fleet Manager to join the team at our head office in Normanton Industrial estate.

Monday - Friday 8:00am - 17:00pm - 40 hours a week

Duties/Responsibilities:

* Purchasing all companies wheeled assets including; HGV’s, LGV’s vans, cars, trailers and forklift trucks. Including any modifications or accessories to company specification.

* Ensure all wheeled assets are serviced/maintained as per manufacturer’s guidelines, in the most cost-effective manner.

* Ensure all wheeled assets are kept within MOT at all times and appropriate scheduling and records are kept.

* Ensure all the companies lifting equipment, including Hiab’s, forklifts, chains & slings etc. are within appropriate test, serviced / repaired as required and records are kept.

* Manage the company’s fuel card suppliers.

* Manage the TomTom Web fleet account including overseeing the removal & reinstallation of vehicle units, updating of navigation devices & repairs as required.

* Carry out Tachograph analysis including downloading VU’s & Driver cards then uploading data & analogue charts to the online system.

* Operator’s licence experience and compliance

* Carrying out driver infringement reports/debriefs & identifying any shortfall in training.

* Ensuring the rules on drivers’ hours and tachographs are observed & proper records are kept.

* Ensuring Vehicles and trailers are not overloaded.

* Making sure Vehicles operate within speed limits.

* Verifying Vehicles and trailers, including hired vehicles and trailers, are kept in a fit and serviceable condition.

* Ensuring Drivers report promptly any defects or symptoms of defects that could prevent the safe operation of vehicles and/or trailers, and that any defects are recorded in writing.

* Ensuring Records are kept (for 15 months) of all driver reports which record defects, all safety inspections, routine maintenance and repairs to vehicles.

* In respect of each operating centre specified, that the number of vehicles and the number of trailers kept there will not exceed the maximum numbers authorised at each operating centre (which will be noted on the licence).

* An unauthorised operating centre is not used in any traffic area.

* Liaise with insurers in regard to accident repairs & claims handling through to completion.

* Negotiating with repairers & agents to secure best possible terms.

* Following up repairs & raising purchase orders in line with company procedures.

* Ensure all companies’ pressure vessels are within appropriate test, required scheduling and records are kept.

* Disposal of the companies wheeled assets with best commercial outcome.

Experience / Skills required:

* Driver and vehicle tachograph management

* Operator’s licence and compliance

* Vehicle maintenance LGV, HGV & Plant

* ADR Carriage of goods

* LOLER regulations

* 2 years+ Managerial experience

Benefits:

Company Pension

Company Car

Company Mobile Phone,

Café on site

22 days holiday plus bank holidays

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