Fleet Manager

North York - Ontario - Canada - Industry - Logistics - Operations & Maintenance - Academic Bachelor

We’re hiring a Fleet Optimization Manager for our client, a large manufacturing company, to join their team. This is a full time position.

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Jeremy Stevenson, Account manager

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About this role


  • Become familiar with Environmental, Safety & Heath (ES&H) policies and procedures
  • Immediately report all EH&S incidents (injuries, near misses, releases)
  • Complete all required EH&S training in a timely fashion
  • Follow all facility and corporate EH&S procedures and practices
  • Attend and actively participate in facility EH&S procedures and practices
  • Attend and actively participate in facility EH&S meetings and forums that will drive employee involvement
  • Participate in job safety analysis activities
  • Determines the optimum balance by facility between Private Fleet and Carriers from safety, cost and service standpoints
  • Understand business requirements from marketing, operations and sales teams to make informed decisions around capacity and service; Follows up on service failures with root cause analysis and network wide solutions
  • Tracks utilization of tractors and trailers and drives the use of the private fleet, as well as making recommendations for the redeployment or addition of units
  • Ensures that tractors and tank trailers are maintained according to preventative maintenance schedules and regulatory requirements with costs tracked by unit
  • Tracks and reports on cost control programs (e.g. Fuel Purchasing, Tire Replacement)
  • Ensures that applications or renewals for licenses, permits or other programs are executed in an accurate and timely manner
  • Provides oversight to external vendors, particularly in consolidation of management reporting (DOT Medical and Substance Abuse Program, DOT Compliance Program)
  • Maintain, develop and drive continuous performance of the Key Performance Indicators related to transportation service in coordination with other stakeholders
  • Participate in negotiation of truck freight contracts
  • Negotiation and administration of lease contracts for tractors and tank trailers

About you


  • College or University degree in Supply Chain, Transportation, Business or related field required
  • 5+ years relevant experience required, preferably in industrial or chemical processing environment
  • High level of proficiency in Excel, Access, Word, Power Point; SAP experience – preferred
  • Experience with both Common Carrier and Private Fleet preferred
  • Must be able to multi-task and work on different deliverables within established timeline
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Superb interpersonal skills; strong team player
  • General technical knowledge of trucking, bulk transportation and scheduling highly preferred
  • Project management experience a plus

What we offer

Why work with Brunel? We are proud to offer exciting career opportunities from over 100 offices globally in 42 countries. Advancing your career takes time and effort – let us match you to your ideal position.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services.


  • Vacancy number: PUB237634
  • Location: North York
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Logistics
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Closing date: Monday, December 23, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Jeremy Stevenson

Account manager Brunel Canada Toronto

+1 416 244 2402

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