Req #: 14101
Herc Rentals Inc. (NYSE: HRI) is an equipment rental firm committed to providing its customers with unparalleled service and expert solutions needed to take on the most demanding jobs.
With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, our growing team consists of more than 5,000 employees and 270 company-owned branches. Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings, value-added services and consultative services that support its customers’ construction, industrial, remediation and maintenance projects.
We aspire to be the supplier, employer and investment of choice in our industry, with core values that promote a culture built on honesty, excellence, respect, and commitment.
The Region Fleet Manager will support all of Canada to improve asset performance by optimizing fleet utilization, portfolio mix and profitability. The Region Fleet Manager will work with the Canada RVP, District Managers, Branch Managers collaborating with the Fleet Planning & Operations team in the Field Support Centre within the U.S. to develop and execute a fleet strategy to meet key objectives.
Overall fleet responsibility
Cradle-to-grave Fleet Management responsibility for Canada
Responsible for Canada's fleet plan and balancing adds, disposals and forecasting
Responsible for overall fleet optimization and decisions based on key fleet metrics (ROI, time Ute, $ Ute) purchase; transfer; re-rent: rental split; forego opportunity
Interact with procurement organization
Maintain relationships with OEMS
Specification expertise for key equipment categories and suppliers
Timely review of all fleet requisitions for completion and ensure need for new fleet
Oversight of Service Fleet (delivery vehicles) for proper utilization
Assist and lead special projects as directed
Intense management of slow rent report
Lost rent management - trending, tracking and movement of fleet throughout Regions/Division to eliminate un-needed purchases and transfers
Seasonal fleet planning - snow removal, refineries, plan turnarounds
Monthly review of utilization of reports with GM and Ops Managers
Real-time visibility with Fleet deliveries to streamline logistics of timing and proactive rentals
Optimize needs for Fleet transfers within and across Canada
Monthly review of Return On Investment (ROI) reporting, identify root cause of underperforming assets (rate, time Ute, condition, etc) and suggest corrective action
Deadline analysis - work with Region Maintenance Managers and to provide heightened visibility to analyze trends, major failures, etc. and execute strategy
Re-rent management - weekly analysis of profit margins; reduce underperformance; re-negotiate with vendors
Manager rental split transactions for early conversions/extensions
Optimize remarketing channel mix - retail, export, whilesale, MFS, auction
Estabilish prioritization for targeted fleet to sell (retail, "hot deals", wholesale, auction)
Approval authority for used equipment sales < tier 3 pricing
Support of Reg Tag opportunities
Demonstrated Leadership qualities and comfortable communicating at a Director/VP level
Highly developed analytical abilities to draw conclusions and recommendations from data sets
Operations understanding of maintenance, service and repair environments
Advanced "super-user" Excel skills
Possesses the ability to craft and articulate information through presentations (PPT) when necessary
Ability to work constructively under pressure
Acting with Integrity
Collaboration & Teamwork
Excellent oral and written communication skills, along with superb analytical skills.
Solid business acumen and general knowledge around theory and practice of fleet management, fleet operations, finance, accounting, IT and organizational behavior is preferred
Safety Awareness: Understands, follows, and motivates individuals to follow the safety rules and regulations
Comfortable within a fast-paced change "change management" environment
A minimum of 2 years of progressive operational management experience in the equipment rental or related industry
Ability to identify new used equipment sales opportunities
Broad rental fleet knowledge including use of equipment
Experience in the used equipment market including retail, wholesale and auction channels
University or College degree, preferably specializing in statistics or alalysis
PMP designation would be an asset
Conditions of Employment
Strong focus on statistics and data analysis
Strong fleet knowledge
A valid driver's license with a clean driving record
Equipment rental industry experience preferred
At Herc Rentals, our success depends on the success of our people. Our ability to provide exceptional service to our customers and maintain a leadership position in our industry is a result of the people we hire and develop. We are growing in dynamic new ways and we recognize that the right people, offering their ideas and expertise, will enable us to continue our success.
Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays.
Herc Rentals is an equal opportunity employer