• Fleet Manager, Greater Vancouver Area Ready Mix

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Product Line
    Ready Mix
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    Reporting to the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA) Metro Area Manager, the Readymix (RMX) FleetManager role is primarily focused on Transit Mixer Truck Fleet Maintenance and availability.


    This role requires leadership and direct management of maintenance staff & SAP Administration, along with strong interactions with Operational Staff across GVA.


    Additionally, this role is responsible for managing maintenance and ongoing operation of associated fleet systems, such as GPS and Cameras.


    • Promotes a positive safety culture through leadership by example; performs all work activities following all relevant safety policies and procedures.
    • Ensure compliance of process and fleet with BC and National Safety Code
    • Ensure compliance with all Preventative Maintenance (PM) requirements, as well as CVIP and DOT requirements
    • Ensure scheduled service intervals are met in an efficient manner
    • Ensure fleet availability targets related to truck uptime are met or exceeded
    • Manage maintenance team and activities to ensure efficient use of resources whilst minimizing maintenance costs
    • Forecast maintenance spend, track spend, and Analyse historical spend to ensure improvement opportunities are pursued on an individual truck and fleet level.
    • Manage external maintenance vendors to ensure service level agreements are achieved
    • Monitor and control inventory and maintenance of equipment in Workshop locations
    • Schedule or assign work to mechanics and external vendors
    • Reads and interprets relevant Pre-Trip condition reports and/or maintenance requests to ensure correct prioritization and work orders are created
    • Approves Purchase orders after researching best prices on parts or repairs from external vendors
    • Basic Troubleshooting of fleet support systems such as GPS and cameras, and management of any required maintenance or upgrades.

    Results / Accountabilities:

    • Safe work environment meeting or exceeding annual targets
    • Reduce maintenance costs and maintain efficiency through continuous improvement focus
    • 95% Fleet availability achieved
    • Adherence to all internal control requirements
    • Supports driver management & collective agreement negotiations
    • Sets and monitors Maintenance & availability related Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

    Dimensions / Relationships with Others’ Jobs:

    • Interfaces closely with Area Managers of GVA Metro and Fraser Valley regions, Plant Managers, and Customer Care Manager and their teams (including drivers).
    • Directly reports to Area Manager, GVA Ready Mix
    • Transit Mixer Fleet: 140
    • Maintenance Spend: $4.5m
    • Provides supervision for approx. 8 unionized mechanics and 2 staff Equipment Maintenance Coordinators


    Education and Work Experience:

    • Post Secondary Education in a related field or trade
    • Background in field or shop maintenance operations
    • Supervisor experience in a unionized environment an asset
    • Mechanical knowledge
    • RMX Fleet Knowledge an asset

    Knowledge and Skills:

    • Highly motivated, able to quickly build and maintain positive working relationships
    • Excellent organization and time management skills
    • Solid Teamwork and interpersonal skills, including negotiations and conflict resolution skills
    • Strong leadership, development and team building skills to provide direction and manage team
    • Ability to maintain composure in dealing with difficult situations; demonstrates positive customer service attitude


    • Developing Direct Reports & Others
    • Managing & Measuring Work
    • Motivating Others
    • Drive for Results
    • Listening
    • Composure 
    • Conflict Management


    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment. 


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