Ryder System Fleet Maintenance Sr. Service Manager in WILMINGTON, Delaware
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The Senior Service Manager I (Sr. SM I) manages the operations and personnel for approximately 371– 600 equivalent truck units comprised of one or more locations. This position may have service managers, shift supervisors, technicians-in-charge, customer service coordinators, parts-responsible persons, and administrative assistants to support the needs of assigned locations. The Sr. Service Manager must be able to accomplish results through the effective delegation of work and responsibilities, thus ensuring business objectives and labor requirements are met. The incumbent is responsible for ensuring that financial requirements are being met while balancing the needs of the customers against the requirements of the business.
This position is responsible for the management of each location's performance against comprehensive metrics to meet and/or exceed assigned objectives. This individual is also responsible for ensuring that the location is in compliance with and properly executing all key company processes, Standard Operating Procedures and Standard Repair Practices. As with all FMS Shop positions, the SSMI is responsible for adhering to all Ryder Maintenance Operations policies and procedures. This may also be a development position to prepare incumbents for the Sr. Service Manager II, Maintenance Manager or Manager Quality Assurance roles
Bachelor's degree in bBusiness or engineering preferred or six (6) years of experience in a maintenance operations environment (Demonstrated success in a Ryder role may be substituted for this requirement )
Three (3) years or more of management experience
Strong sense of personal accountability and a proven track record of achieving desired results
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated commitment to a safe work environment, quality execution and customer service as evidenced by experience and performance track record
Work with reporting systems to pull data for analysis and decision making preferred
Build strong customer relationships; demonstrated customer service focus, work flow analysis and management skills
Lead, train and develop a self-directed workforce, including effective delegation skills and ability to manage assigned responsibilities
Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors)
Work independently and as a member of a team
Demonstrated problem solving skills; solves complex operational problems with assistance and resolves critical customer issues with minimal assistance
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capability to multi-task and highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail-oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Thorough understanding of complex strategic labor, financial, operating, quality, safety and asset processes and related metrics
Competency in basic computer skills and advanced-level skills in a Microsoft Office environment
Knowledge of shop management systems preferred
• Operations Management:
Responsible for the oversight of work analysis, vehicle planning and scheduling, scheduling and assigning work to technicians, productivity tracking and optimization, shift and shop meetings, and RO review and approval
Directly involved in strategic labor planning by evaluating incoming work and allocating resources, balancing shift schedules, establishing operating hours, and level loading work load to maximize efficiency and productivity
Responsible for optimizing labor at the shop, and ensuring the optimal mix of straight time, O/T and outside repair
Responsible for optimizing shift patterns to match supply of qualified tech hours versus the availability of equipment based upon customer operating hours
Oversees the execution of the workflow management process
• Labor Management:
Provides leadership, training and development to a management team assigned to the branch(es) to include the Service Manager, Shift Supervisors, Technicians In Charge and Customer Service Coordinators
Responsible for performance management of all assigned personnel
Responsible for successful development and execution of the Technical Training Plan in coordination with the Field Training Team
Ensures TOPS plan is prioritized based upon breakdown, rework, and running cost trends
Evaluates and makes recommendations for future staffing based on changes to the business environment
Responsible for recruiting, hiring, on-boarding, payroll, and succession planning
• Customer Management:
Directly responsible for customer relationship management to include issue resolutions, customer satisfaction, and retention, as well as ensuring uptime
Responsible for optimizing vehicle maintenance cycle time and ensuring that the shop meets or exceeds delivered-in-time promised objectives based upon customer requirements
Provides oversight to ensure successful execution of the Customer Communication Protocol
Partners with the Sales team to ensure proper scoping of prospective new business opportunities and identify opportunities for growth within existing customer base
Collaborates with Sales team to develop the service requirement section of the Customer Care Plan to ensure effective delivery of service
Conducts customer visits and annual reviews as required by the Customer Care Plan
• Financial Management:
Directly involved in strategic financial planning by developing budgetary forecasts and implementing cost control measures related to maintenance operations budget and location P&L statement to meet short and long term financial goals
Directly responsible for successful execution of maintenance initiatives to attain or exceed specified financial targets
Works with vendor sourcing group to identify potential and preferred vendors for specific facilities and vehicle maintenance services
Responsible for ensuring accuracy of third party invoices and the quality of worked outsourced to vendors
Oversees and provides exception management of payroll, purchase order approval and invoice reconciliation, and fuel reconciliation
Responsible for the successful execution of the customer bill back process to include identification, review and approval of bill back opportunities
Responsible for ensuring proper documentation and explanation/ reporting of re-billable activity
Responsible for the successful execution of the warranty process and maximizing warranty recovery
Ensures data integrity in the Shop Management Online system
• Asset Management:
Directs management team in order to maintain the appearance and maintenance of assigned locations, including sustaining 6S standards throughout the shop
Prioritizes and approves shop tooling and equipment requirements based on needs and scope
Manages and oversees vehicle specifications and vehicle in-service/out-service process
Provides expert insight during business unit asset management review
Ensures all vehicles have required specifications in SAM
Oversees parts inventory management, policies and procedures
• Quality Management:
Is involved in strategic quality planning by developing corrective action and counter measures to operational quality issues
Oversees quality inspection of PM & repairs, including in-process reviews of non-PM work
Maintains control/visibility over shop floor activities to ensure proper root cause diagnosis by technicians and that the yield on all parts/components is optimized
Leads breakdown root cause analysis process, implement corrective actions locally, and when necessary, communicate issues to Technical Assistance Center
Develops and ensures implementation of quality assurance audit corrective action plans and continuous improvement programs
Responsible for ensuring a safe workplace and providing guidance for all safety efforts and initiatives
Ensures cleanliness and quality of repair for all maintained vehicles
Is accountable for maintenance of all relevant documentation required to meet and/or exceed local, state, federal, as well as customer requirements
Complies with safety and EPA regulations and requirements
Performs other duties as assigned
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Requisition ID 2019-72302
Category Maintenance Management
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 0-10%
Position Code 8566