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Posted: 11/01/2019

Salary: £25000 - £29000/annum per Annum

Category: Automotive/Aerospace

Aspire Kettering are seeking a Fleet Maintenance Controller on behalf of our client in Croft, Leicestershire.

This position would suit a technically minded service advisor, workshop controller or Technician looking to move away from the workshop environment.

Keeping to our clients service level agreements and promises made, you will be ensuring that the company takes preventative measures to keep the Fleet in the best possible order, whilst ensuring compliance with all current legislation and best practice. We are looking for somebody who will proactively assist in managing a fleet of commercial vehicles, supporting our customers, driving operationally excellent processes, supporting our clients culture of continuous improvement.

To succeed you will need:

To embrace the ‘can do’ culture, there’s none of this ‘that’s not in my job description’ here!
To be a collaborative worker, always seeking thoughts and opinions from both colleagues and customers, multitasking whilst under pressure will be essential
A good working knowledge of the Microsoft packages, including Excel and Word, and experience of using in house software systems
A keen eye for detail, with the ability to look ahead to avoid issues
Great planning and prioritizing skills
Great communication and negotiation skills, to use both in house and with external customers and suppliers, a keen commercial awareness is key

You’ll really hit the ground if you have:

A recognised qualification in Automotive Inspection and Repair
Experience in using Kerridge and/or R2C Compliancy Portal
A transport manager CPC or experience in Fleet Management
A background in automotive workshop service delivery

The role:

Highlight specific issues to the Senior Fleet Controller, particularly with regard to fleet management issues, trends and maintenance costs
A good understanding of standard times for HGV repair jobs
The ability to challenge costs to contribute to a fleet savings culture
Liaise with external repair agents on work carried out on fleet vehicles, using an effective order number process and exercising appropriate control over costs
Confidently liaise with customers to obtain order numbers for re-chargeable repairs
Deal with any invoicing queries and ensure that order numbers are effectively closed down in a timely manner
Support the Senior Fleet Controller in effective management of customer relationships and be confident to produce clear reports to support effective communication and negotiation with customers, suppliers and third party agents
Ensuring third party agents comply with the agreed service level agreements (SLAs)
Managing compliancy data in line with the Company key performance indicators (KPIs) and legislation
Management of the Incident Response processes, ensuring timely updates are available to both the customers and colleagues, minimising ‘vehicle off road time’ (VOR)
Ensure incoming calls are answered quickly, confidently and professionally at all times and are effectively dealt with by you or your colleagues
Accurately maintain and interrogate vehicle service history records, ensuring information collected is accurate, complete and relevant
Participate in continuous improvements of effective administration systems within the department
To be receptive to training and participate in the department and improvements of our systems and procedures
Assisting in office duties, providing cover when needed for other aspects of the operations department

You’ll be required to work on the Saturday Rota 1/5 from Nottingham or Loughborough offices and On Call 1/6 weeks – approximately 5 calls a week.

Start: ASAP
Location: Croft, Leicestershire
Hours: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 6pm inc 30min unpaid lunch
Salary: £25,000 to £29,000 depending on experience
Benefits: 25 days holiday increasing to 28 days, Annual leave purchase scheme, Company funded social events, three times a year, Lunch on us the last Friday of every month, Family fun day once a year, Christmas party and hamper

If you are interested in this position, feel you have the relevant skills and would like to apply please call our team on (phone number removed) or apply online. Whilst we’d love to get back to every applicant, it is not always possible, so if you haven’t heard from us within 3-5 days, please note that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

Aspire Cambridge is acting as an employment agency in regards to this permanent vacancy.

Our Recruitment Consultants offer specialist marketplace expertise in Temporary Staffing Solutions and Permanent Introductions across our seven Specialist Recruitment Divisions; Office Support, Legal & HR – Industrial & Manufacturing – Finance & Accountancy – Hospitality – IT & Engineering – Sales & Marketing – Scientific & Medical. We have an unrivalled knowledge of the jobs marketplace so it’s no wonder that we hold an impressive track record of exceeding client and candidate expectations. How do we do it? By “placing people first