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    Asset Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Transport & Distribution
  • Location: Blackpool, Lancashire
  • Salary: Up to £30000 per annum + Car and phone
  • Date posted: 15/11/2017
  • Job reference: CMS030296'2002_1510756614

An Exciting Opportunity to join an Expanding Hire Company has arisen for an experienced Asset Manager.

They supply all types of customers in all types of business and specialise in many types of equipment, including; Powered access, Plant machinery and small tools to the construction and industrial sectors.

They operate a large fleet of delivery vehicles able to supply almost any type of equipment to site.

Purpose of the role:

The Asset Manager is responsible and accountable for leading and developing a positive ¿Can Do¿ culture to drive both positive attitudes and measurable return in a fast paced and demanding hire business.

Role Overview:
You will be responsible for the cost effective control of a fleet of vehicles and the maintenance/servicing of hire equipment through the busy depots, ensuring the whole fleet is maintained to the very highest standard.
Working closely with the Operations Director to ensure the highest levels of customer support is provided to both the depot teams and indirectly the customers.

They are looking for somebody who can work on their own initiative, but also as part of a larger team, communicating effectively at all levels both internally and externally.

Your day to day role will be the planning the maintenance/servicing of our fleet of vehicles and fleet and managing jobs to ensure we keep our equipment fit for purpose and out on hire.
Problem solving capability is a must, both on your own and as part of the team, dealing with challenging situations with professionalism to achieve the best outcome for the business.
Customer Service and Health and Safety are the bedrock of their culture and need to be at the core of every aspect of the role.
You will be able to communicate clearly with the depot teams and with customers if necessary, ensuring that information is with the right people at the right time. You need to be able to cultivate strong working relationships with your team and with suppliers to improve the customer experience and help create a foundation to drive the business forward.

You will understand that Asset Management role is not a 8 -5 role and as a result be flexible in the hours you can work to help meet the operational requirements.

Key skills and responsibilities:

  • Full UK Driving License
  • Experience of purchasing and a thorough approach to associated procedures
  • Ensure workshop jobs are kept within agreed commercial time scales
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Methodical approach to planning
  • Good understanding of logistics
  • Ensure customer damage reports are kept within an agreed timeline
  • Be able to create Utilisation/ROI and fleet quantity reports
  • General technical (mechanical and electrical) understanding is an advantage
  • Check and log supplier quotations, negotiate the best deals whilst maintaining quality
  • Team management/leadership skills
  • Ensuring compliance with safety, quality, environmental and management systems.
  • Authorise necessary repairs needed to maintain fleet vehicles and equipment in a safe and roadworthy condition
  • Confirm service and repairs are in compliance with health and safety guidelines