Fleet & Equipment Manager

Job title : Fleet & Equipment Manager
Location : Victoria
Job type : Permanent or Full Time
Job reference : 1510368
About the Company:
Working for a global logistics business dedicated to delivering exceptional service and solutions to their clients. With a commitment to innovation, safety, and efficiency, they provide reliable warehousing, transport and logistics services around the world and continue to grow. They are seeking a talented individual to oversee fleet and equipment services.

Role Overview:
As the Fleet & Equipment Manager, you will be responsible for managing and maintaining our fleet of vehicles, assets, and equipment. You will play a critical role in ensuring that our fleet remains in optimal condition to meet operational requirements and safety standards. Your expertise in mechanical trade will be crucial in overseeing maintenance schedules, conducting inspections, and implementing effective repair and maintenance strategies.

  • Coordinate and oversee all maintenance activities, ensuring timely servicing, repairs, and replacement of parts.
  • Manage CMMS inputs and reporting.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to ensure fleet availability meets operational needs.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors and service providers, negotiating contracts and overseeing their performance.
  • Develop and implement preventive maintenance programs to minimize downtime and extend the lifespan of the fleet.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to fleet and equipment operations, implementing improvements as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulations and safety standards.
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the maintenance team, assisting with complex repairs or diagnostics when necessary.
  • Manage the repair and maintenance budget for equipment,
Working with the National Fleet & Equipment Manager:
  • Develop and manage a replacement plan for existing equipment, with scheduled introductions of new equipment and disposal of legacy equipment.
  • Develop business cases for new equipment types that support the business strategy.
  • Prepare Capex submissions for new equipment approvals

  • Certification or diploma in mechanical trade or related field is highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in fleet management, equipment maintenance, or a similar role within the transport / logistics or heavy equipment sector.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems, components, and diagnostic techniques.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and safety standards related to fleet and equipment management.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with various stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in using fleet management software and computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
Join this dynamic team and contribute to the success of a global organization. We offer a competitive salary package, opportunities for professional development, and a rapidly evolving work environment.

To apply online, please click on the apply function. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion, please contact Aaron Piscopo on 0424 803 351 or apiscopo@sharpandcarter.com.au