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Fleet Controller- Warrington

Posted 8 March by PETIT FORESTIER UK LIMITED Easy Apply Featured Ended

We are a leading refrigerated vehicle rental company, with extensive operations both in the UK and across Europe and North Africa. Our fleet ranges from small refrigerated vans to larger vans, up to tractor units and trailers.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at our Warrington Depot.

The role will require some work on weekend days, and you will be expected to join our out-of-hours call out service on a rota basis, to respond to breakdowns.

In return the company provides a package that includes 5 weeks holiday plus the 8 normal bank holidays, with the opportunity to earn up to 1 week of additional holiday based on length of service within the Company. As a progressive company, we also offer the opportunity to gain skills through additional training.

The outline job description for the role is as follows :

Job Title Fleet Controller

Reporting to Depot Manager

Summary of the role's main purpose

To assist the Depot in all operational aspects of the depot rental function.

Principal Accountabilities

1.To assist in the management of day to day operations of the rental and contract fleet.

2.To ensure all rental documentation is correctly completed.

3.To ensure all vehicle damage is progressed as per company procedures.

4.To liaise with credit control and investigate and respond to customer invoice queries.

5.To complete general administration tasks - eg updating customer insurances, vehicle. mileages, tachograph analysis and various fleet reports.

6.Maintain and reconcile daily, weekly and monthly fleet reports on the Kerridge system.

7.To assist when the manager is away from the Depot.

8.To assist in the achievement of depot revenue targets in line with company budget.

9.To actively promote depot growth by participating in sales initiatives, capitalising on sales opportunities and delivering excellent customer service.

10.To assist in managing driver resource on a daily basis including all legal requirements.

11.To assist in minimising the off-road time for all vehicles and compliance to O Licence regulations.

12.The ordering of parts and updating of order numbers.

13.The control of workshop paperwork

14.Dealing with breakdowns.

Measures of Success

* Achievement of revenue targets.

* Fleet utilisation, various P&L figures and KPIs.

Resources Available to the Job-Holder

·Dedicated Rental Fleet

·On site driver/valeters

·Central Maintenance control

Level of Decision-Making Authority

POWERS DEVOLVED: Decisions the jobholder can take.

* Vehicle allocation.

POWERS WITHHELD: Decisions which must be referred elsewhere.

* Vehicle procurement.

* Approval of changes to policies and procedures.

* Credit Notes issue

* Nomination of repair agents

* Depot purchased orders and consumables

* Authorisation of overtime

Key Technical Skills

* Operating knowledge of Kerridge System

Core Areas of Knowledge, Skills & Experience


* Effective verbal and written skills, coupled with strong decision making and problem solving skills.

* Commercial awareness.

* Excellent customer service skills.

* Current UK Driving Licence.

* Planning and administrating, communicating and influencing, accountability for results.


* Knowledge of Transportation and Logistics industry.

* Strong PC literacy.

* Understanding of vehicle maintenance

Required skills

  • Rental
  • workshop
  • controller

Reference: 34635474

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