Fleet Maintenance Manager

Location: Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 07-30-2018
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion.  Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources.
 
Emterra’s newest division in Mississauga, Ontario was recently awarded a long term contract by the Region of Peel to collect the Region’s residential, multi-family, and small business recyclables, garbage, organics, yard waste and bulky items.  With service commencing in January 2016, this fleet will comprise of over 100 brand new, state-of-the-art Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) trucks.  This is the largest fleet of CNG refuse collection trucks operating in Canada out of one location.

The Fleet Maintenance Manager reports to the General Manager.  You will be responsible for overseeing all fleet maintenance operations including: maintenance, contract compliance, administration, and ensuring compliance with labour, safety, environmental, and corporate policies and regulations. 
 
What will you do?
 
  • Ensure daily, weekly, monthly maintenance and preventative maintenance goals are met ensuring that safe and reliable vehicles are available each day to meet operational requirements;
  • Maximize fleet up time to allow the operation to fulfill its municipal collection contractual requirements on a daily basis;
  • Oversee all work performed by contracted third party maintenance and repair vendors
  • Enforce contract terms of third party maintenance and repair agreements
  • Ensure accurate Preventative Maintenance scheduling and follow up is done, provide breakdown and vehicle status updates; oversee technical assignments for efficiency, training, and flexibility
  • Tracking downtime for all equipment
  • Work in tandem with the Operations Manager to co-ordinate and prioritize all work on the service board (daily jobs/repairs, running repairs, customer prioritizing)
  • Dispatch/supervise work to mechanics based on skill level and timing
  • Utilize your proven supervisory skills to provide leadership and coaching to mechanics of all experience levels.
  • Assist with trouble shooting and solving of mechanical problems
  • Ensure productivity and work quality goals are met
  • Hands-on day to day active management and a strong presence in the yard overseeing mechanics and third party service providers
  • Communicate/work in tandem with Operations Department and key team members
  • Managing activities against prescribed KPIs
  • Review and approval of work orders in a timely, daily manner focussing on accuracy and quality
  • Develop and track the maintenance operating budget and manage within budget constraints to ensure the long-term viability of the operation
  • Prepare management reporting as required
  • Manage and coach all staff assigned to the department to ensure performance targets are being met
  • Ensure identified employee training requirements are fulfilled to meet compliance and safety standards
  • Maintain a safe working environment by administering and managing safe work practices and policies
  • Provide weekly progress reports to Operations Management
  • Develop annual fleet life cycle capital plans based on user requirements and through analytical evaluations of existing fleet vehicles and equipment
  • Develop contract specifications for several fleet and equipment related parts and services 
  • Maximize operational efficiency by leveraging the available fleet routing and fleet maintenance technologies (i.e. RTA) utilized by the company
  • Manage and review all warranty claims
  • Manage maintenance files to ensure MTO compliance
  • Manage and review reports using ASI fuel management system
  • Utilize GPS system
  • Spec and assist in purchasing new and used equipment
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
 
What will you bring?
  • Licensed 310T  
  • Valid DZ license is considered an asset
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a truck fleet management role
  • Industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of heavy duty equipment/hydraulics system
  • Strong troubleshooting skills.
  • Have a mindset of “roll up sleeves” attitude
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and team orientation.
  • Strong computer skills with proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook);
  • Experience working with GPS and RTA programs
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Experience with waste removal equipment
  • Ability to stand/lift 40lbs/carrying/bending/twisting for  periods at a time/repeatedly
  • Effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
  • Willingness to work the required hours complete the job tasks 
  • Accountable, dependable and strong integrity
 
What do we have to offer you?
  • Base salary along with a comprehensive group insurance plan
  • A solid organization within which you are able to develop your competencies for future growth
  • A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change
No agencies. No phone calls please. Emterra thanks all applicants for their interest however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
 
Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources. 

Emterra Group is committed to meeting the accessibility needs of all individuals in accordance with legislation and Human Rights in all provinces.  Should you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources in any of the following ways:  send an email to hr@emterra.ca; by phone 905-336-9084, Extension 1103 or by mail to 1122 Pioneer Road, Burlington, ON L7M 1K4.
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