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Director of Fleet Solutions

Date: Jul 23, 2022

Location: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 47004

Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm – providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. A pioneer of the equipment rental industry, Herc Rentals continues to evolve and grow through technological innovations, expanded product offerings and value-added services and consultative solutions to support its customers’ projects. 

 

With more than 55 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and approximately 312 company-operated locations across North America, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of end markets, including construction; industrial operations, refineries and petrochemical operations; governmental entities and contractors; disaster recovery and remediation; infrastructure; railroad operations; utilities; film, television, live entertainment and special event production; agricultural operations; and facilities management..

 

 

Short Description

A Herc Director Fleet Solutions is responsible for the comprehensive management of an assigned range of equipment, supplies, and accessories. As an expert in the assigned Category, the Director, Fleet Solution is responsible for understanding the market sector, customers, manufacturers and suppliers, competitive landscape, life cycle management (TCO), and disposal of the products. Reporting to the VP of Fleet Operations, the Director Fleet Solutions will work in close collaboration with the VP of Operations, the VP of Specialty, and the COO to develop the strategic plan for the product category for the HERC fleet as well as related sales and services.

Responsibilities

Identification and recommendation of the specific Models and Specifications for the rental fleet

Guide and direct on best make model specifications for the customer and the HERC rental fleet

Manage environmentally responsible fleet and Maintenance & Repair program

Negotiation of standard and special purchasing programs for the products

Negotiate all standard commercial terms per HERC Preferred Supplier Agreement

Negotiate and deliver signed Preferred Supplier Agreements focused on achieving the best Price / Value available to HERC

Formation and coordination with supporting departments for the introduction and ongoing development of the Category product lines and services

Product fleet plan and recommended starting stock and growth plan (Branch / District/ Specialty/ Region approach)

Coordinate with Marketing group to support marketing the products and a comprehensive launch/promotion plan for products

Coordinate product, application, sales, and safety training plan with Safety and Training Departments

Synergize with Operations on Maintenance and Repair requirements and system set-up

Requirements

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Teamwork
  • Listening skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and efficiently
  • Dependability

Educational Background

• A bachelor's degree is required

Skills

  • Ability to drive/operate multiple types of vehicles and equipment
  • Ability to engage in natural verbal interaction with customers
  • Ability to follow up with customers in a timely manner
  • Able to walk into unfamiliar environments and adjust rapidly to the setting
  • Attention to detail
  • Multi-Tasking individual who uses project management skills to accomplish goals
  • Customer service focused
  • Must react to changing business needs
  • Solid and proven computer skill set (knowledge of MS Office is preferred)
  • Works and communicates effectively with all levels of the company

 

Our long-term strategy underscores the understanding that our success depends on the dedication and capability of our team members. We are focused on attracting, retaining and empowering talented and dedicated people to build the best team in the equipment rental industry. We also seek to build a team that reflects the variety of people, cultures and communities we interact with every day and to create an inclusive, productive environment in which all team members feel valued and respected.

 

Herc Rentals provides an excellent compensation and benefits package, which includes a competitive salary, retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive medical, dental, vision care, life insurance coverage, paid vacation and holidays. 

 

Herc does not discriminate in employment based on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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