• Fleet Maintenance Manager

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Updike Distribution Logistics provides innovative, cost-effective logistics services across virtually all realms of the supply chain spectrum. We have a unique capability to offer a full array of integrated, in-house logistics solutions, and we have the demonstrated skills to perform. Whether it involves public or contract warehousing, direct-to-store or direct-to-consumer order fulfillment, dedicated or line-haul transportation, and even residential delivery services, you can count on us. You can expect us to execute with a fundamental focus on efficiency and value, utilizing the principles of integrity and responsibility, in all that we do. At the end of the day, we exist to merely be an extension of our customers, and, as your entrusted partner, we stand resolute in achieving total success together.


    Our people help make up that success. Our team of extraordinary people has enabled us to grow and expand our reach, year after year, by making the collective, unwavering commitment to exceed the expectations of our customers each and every day. Simply put, our culture is purely one of service excellence.


    We are a team of highly motivated, fun, goal-oriented, bright individuals who continuously strive to offer our customers services to help meet their business goals and work toward building long-term partnerships. We need more people who share in that same philosophy. If you do, please continue to read about the awesome opportunity we have to offer another bright, fun, motivated individual.


    The Fleet Maintenance Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining a maintenance and repair program for our fleet, managing our internal shop(s) and ensuring our fleet uptime is maximized while keeping our expenses controlled. They will provide supervision of all maintenance personnel and be directly responsible for all expenses related to maintaining the fleet. This position involves the planning, directing and coordination of all maintenance related activities.


    To be successful we will need you to:


    Oversee all maintenance and repair on all UDL equipment


    Manage internal shop(s), shop manager, shop technicians


    Manage all vender relationships including negotiating pricing, breakdowns, parts, tires and service


    Responsible to ensure the timely preventative maintenance of all equipment


    Responsible for managing Repair and Maintenance budget


    Responsible for all safety programs related to shop facilities

    Understand and manage warranty terms for existing and new incoming assets


    Work with Safety Department on accident/incident investigations of employee injuries and vehicular incidents


    Weekly reporting to management on all equipment repairs and shop activity


    Coordinate with safety department to assist in claims involving company assets


    Create procedures to systematically track inspections to ensure our assets are legal and safe on the road


    Must have extensive working knowledge of DOT, FMCSA, CSA2010, Hours of Service, CARB


    Must be a team-oriented, self-motivated individual willing to find solutions and make decisions


    Performs other duties as assigned by the Director of Transportation and Executive team



    It will help if you have:


    Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required

    A minimum of 5 years experience in all facets of a transportation department

    A minimum of at least 2 years in a maintenance and/or safety supervisory role, preferably in both

    Extensive working knowledge of DOT, FMCSA, CSA2010, Hours of Service, CARB

    Be proficient with computers

    Strong leadership and management skills

    Effective oral and written communication skills at all levels regarding supervision, counseling and discipline

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating procedures, and maintenance instructions

    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence and ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization

    Ability to effectively prioritize and delegate work


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