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Manager Field Operations

Date: Apr 6, 2021

Location: Tucson, Arizona, United States

Company: Herc Rentals

Req #: 24067

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

The main objective of the Manager, Field Operations is to support Herc growth through Greenfield Openings, Branch Relocations, COE expansions and support, Acquisition Integration, Operational Initiative rollouts, and assist with Emergency Response during Hurricanes and other natural disasters. In addition to providing equipment and tools from brand names our customers trust, we employ knowledgeable and dedicated employees at our 260 branches throughout the US and Canada. We are committed to providing the highest quality of service to our customers.


  • Initial site visits early in the project for Showroom, Shop and Yard layout planning 
  • Recommend order quantities for PCT fleet and rental related Bulk and Resale items
  • Assist with Bulk and Merchandise orders in SmartEquip
  • Assist with ordering Showroom, Shop and Yard items in Oracle
  • Assist the Construction Team during the construction phase of Greenfields and Branch Relocation projects
  • Setup Showrooms to Herc Rentals standards
  • Setup Shop work bay and storage areas
  • Setup the Yard to follow the Herc Way Operating Model
  • Provide training on the Operating Model, PCT Product Knowledge and Herc Rentals processes
  • Maintain a detailed project plan, schedule and resource assignments
  • Identify risks, potential failure points, and develop counter measures to avoid missing timelines
  • Identify quick wins aligned with initiatives
  • Establish and provide guidelines for development and delivery of training
  • Implement initiatives in field locations/ branches
  • Coaching and mentoring of field employees executing the changes in the field
  • Accepting accountability for the initiative success
  • Manage business and stakeholder expectations
  • Facilitating discussions and issue resolutions between functional teams
  • This person will be responsible for on-site conversion, training, and timeline management on all Greenfield, Relocations and Acquisition Integration projects
  • This position requires 50% to 75% overnight travel throughout the assigned region and will be based out of a Herc Rentals branch.

Educational Background

Bachelor’s Degree minimum or equivalent Herc Rentals field experience

Conditions of Employment

Process Excellence
Operational experience at managerial level in the equipment rental industry with responsibility for multiple departments and/or locations
Process Improvement methodologies
Project Management
Personnel Management
Herc Rentals systems and procedures
MS Office including Project, Excel, Access, PowerPoint


  • Ability to give clear and concise feedback and directions
  • Coaching, problem solving, root cause analysis
  • Demonstrated proficiency in facilitating teams and diverse groups
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing across all levels of the organization


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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