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Mesilla Valley Transportation

3.4 | Las Cruces, NM | Transportation/Trucking/Railroad | 1001 to 5000 Employees
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Posted 3 months ago on April 27, 2020 This job is no longer available

Fleet Manager

Full-time in El Paso, TX
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See at-a-glance how well companies like Mesilla Valley Transportation support the things that are important to you.
Equal Opportunities for Women and Men
4.2
Maternity and Adoptive Leave
4.1
Overall Satisfaction
3.9
The People You Work With
3.8
Female Representation in Leadership
3.8

Mesilla Valley Transportation is a transportation/trucking/railroad company headquartered in the Las Cruces, NM area with 1001 to 5000 employees. Mesilla Valley Transportation has a 3.4-star InHerSight Score, based on 172 ratings from 11 employees. 5 employees have left comments about their experience working for the company on InHerSight.

Job Title: Fleet Manager
Location: MVT El Paso
Department: Operations
Reports To: Operations Manager
Employee Status: Exempt


Summary

The Fleet Manager is responsible for supervising drivers engaged in operating trucks and trailers. Key measures of success include:
− High utilization of drivers, tractors, trailers and other company resources
− Maintain a high percentage of target miles for fleet
− Maintain a low turnover of drivers supervised
− Strong call handling performance as measured by the Call Availability Report (CAR)
− Be recognized by team, peers, and drivers as a key supporter

Responsibilities

− Communicates in a clear and consistent manner with high integrity
− Accurately enters information into company computer systems
− Analyses and works with team members to solve problems
− Provides clear work instructions to drivers
− Direct drivers and company resources in a manner that maximizes utilization of both
− Key supporter for drivers supervised
− Organizes and assigns productive drivers to the most efficient routes to ensure deadlines are met.
− Continuously monitors and directs the arrival and departure of loads and drivers.
− Submits warning or termination forms to Fleet Manager when driver fails to comply with the procedures
− Assigns drivers to units and maintain truck/trailer performance by increasing truck miles to improve profitability
− Reports all late deliveries/pickups to appropriate regions planner
− Maintains the lowest possible driver turnover rate each month
− Utilizes satellite communication to correct truck alarms
− Coordinates driver time off to fit both the requirements of MVT policy and the needs of the drivers
− Monitors satellite communication to determine hours of driver service and to resolve driver log issues
− Analyzes and monitors the work quality, safety quality, attendance/punctuality, and behavior of drivers; disciplines when necessary
− Controls expenses such as layover/motel reimbursement and unloading/advances
− Improves fuel efficiency by limiting idle time and enforcing drivers to utilize the MVT partner truck stops when fueling trucks/trailers
− Reconciles Fleet in a timely and efficient manner

Qualifications

− High School Diploma or GED
− Strong customer service skills
− Supervisory experience of 15+ employees
− Proficient communicator in both English and Spanish language
− Strong knowledge of motor carrier operations and geography
− Intermediate mathematical and analytical skills
− Competent user of MS Office

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