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Fleet Manager Job Vacancy in Nyeri (KShs 40,000-50,000 PM)

Main Purpose of the Job

The Garage/ Transport Manager will be responsible for managing fleet and drivers to ensure efficiency in all logistical and mechanical processes.

Work on the ground with mechanics and drivers to sort out breakdowns inspections and servicing requirements. Ability to train and supervise a team of semi skilled mechanics to improve maintenance and fleet efficienc.

Be able to work within the department of operations to ensure operational efficiency. 

Main Responsibilities
  • Managing and monitoring the performance of a large fleet of prime movers and the related staff complement

  • Putting in place strategic initiatives to ensure provision of efficient transport services
  • Developing a system to monitor vehicle performance in regard to fuel consumption, speed, wear and tear
  • Co coordinating loading and delivery of petroleum products to various regions in the great lakes region
  • The review analysis of the fleet performance and preparation of relevant management reports.
  • Administer vehicle maintenance program utilizing staff to ensure the following activities are completed: planning and assigning work, inspecting completed work, maintaining compliance to safety and governmental standards.
  • Ability to train and supervise a team of semi skilled mechanics to improve maintenance and fleet efficiency.
  • Supervise, troubleshoot and streamline the preventative fleet maintenance measures.
  • Supervise and analyze performance of the preventative maintenance program and repairs to minimize vehicle failures and protect vehicle assets
  • Maintain the fleet maintenance database for analysis and monitoring of all maintenance, parts inventory, and associated fuel costs.
  • Develop and analyze fleet maintenance metrics including overall cost per mile, maintenance cost per mile, life cycle replacement, tire life, and replacement schedule. Compare metrics with industry standards.
  • Supervise and evaluate Lead technicians, fleet technicians, parts resource, and transition student in work performance and productivity, teamwork, safety standards, and attendance.
  • Conduct regular safety meetings.
  • Responsible for evaluating vacation and time-off procedures to ensure coverage for shift work to meet operational requirements.
  • Supports continuous growth through the implementation of relative staff development and training programs.
  • Negotiate with and monitor vendors for outsourced services.
  • Develop usage based vehicle specifications and coordinate with management for purchase of vehicles, equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains all reports and documentation required or requested by the department.
  • Prepares reports for evaluation of fleet maintenance effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Identifies rules and regulations related to transportation services and recommends policies consistent with these mandates.
Required Qualifications/Experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Automotive Engineering or related discipline
  • Diploma in Transport Management
  • Diploma in Mechanical Engineering specialized in Automotive Engineering preferred
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a managerial role of large fleets/ logistics department
  • Hands on experience of diesel auto maintenance and engine repair.
Salary Range: Ksh: 40 - 50 Gross / Month

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