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Manager Area Operations

Date: May 22, 2021

Location: Chicago, Pennsylvania, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 19868

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 4,900 employees and approximately 270 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

Area Operations Manager reports to the District Manager who oversees the management of all branches within the greater Chicago Market. The Area Operations Manager assists in ensuring all branches meet or exceed their business plans/goals while ensuring equipment rental services are executed in the most cost-effective manner while maintaining the highest quality of standards. Candidate must be able to direct and support business initiatives, improve and sustain branch expense management, address and improve branch safety and maintenance issues, while providing Branch Managers the tools to maximize revenue and profitability.  Driving both customer and employee satisfaction are key in this role as well. He/She follows the direction of the District Manager leading revenue, fleet, profit, policy & procedure and people management.

Responsibilities

Assist the District Manager with profit and loss responsibilities for all district branches

Achieve excellence in key performance indicators (KPIs) that drive quality in the equipment rental business

Ability to influence a team of Branch Managers towards operational excellence

Employee engagement that results in positive morale, employee satisfaction, and development for future roles

Fleet management including identifying needs, recognizing positive and negative utilization levels, protection of assets, and the addition and disposal of revenue earning equipment.

Problem solving for both strategic and tactical issues

Improving cost effectiveness of all operations while maintaining high quality standards (process management)

Ensuring all branches maintain the highest level of safety both administratively and in application

Achieving high level performance at branch level with all company-focused key performance indicators

Educational Background

Bachelor's degree in business or related field

 

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, nationals origin, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, political affiliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.


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