Waste Management Fleet Supervisor in Stoney Creek, Ontario

The Opportunity…

As District Fleet Supervisor, you are responsible for driving efficiencies and improvement within the Hamilton and Niagara maintenance departments. You will oversee 9 Technicians and up to 90 assets over two locations. This position runs the afternoon shift, 3:00pm – 11:30pm, Monday through Friday.

Your success in this role will open the door to advancement into a District Fleet Manager role and your opportunities for growth are limitless with WM

The Day-To-Day…

You will lead and mentor our Technicians & Apprentices to ensure quality maintenance performed, while ensuring assets meet WM safety standards. We need someone who will take ownership and make the job their own

Accurate data integrity management will be of utmost importance in this role. You will be accountable for monthly Technician assessments, control of warranty services/costs, downtime performance and preventative maintenance compliance. You will also have a hand in determining services for ‘most help needed’ trucks, facilitating communication between Fleet & Operations.

Consistent communications between Operations & Fleet will be imperative to success in this role, providing safe and reliable vehicles to meet daily operational requirements. This will involve a high level of organization and accountability to ensure vehicle management software systems are effectively utilized when scheduling repairs, ordering parts and ensuring accurate parts inventory.

Overall management of efficiency and effectiveness in the shop will consist of ensuring cleanliness, timely work flow and focus on safety. We take pride in our ‘WM Mission to Zero’ safety standards and encourage safe and efficient work practices at all times. Daily safety meetings maintain favourable working relationships among all employees and promote maximum morale, productivity and efficiency.

If you are looking for an opportunity to lead a team and drive improvement – here is your chance! Keep reading to see what it takes…

What It Takes...

You will have excellent communication skills and demonstrated leadership skills. To expand on this further – you will need to be comfortable in an ever-changing environment where you will be relied upon to make decisions and follow through with coaching and mentoring a team. You should have some experience driving accountability and results.

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment will come in handy. This position reports to the Sr. District Fleet Manager and oversees two shops, so you will need a clear sense of urgency about planning and work execution.

The employees in our shops are unionized, so it would be helpful to have working knowledge of unionized environments and the ability to manage employee/labour relation issues, including knowledge of the progressive discipline processes.

From a technical standpoint, you should be adept at conducting research into service-related issues and have sound working knowledge of a heavy-duty trucks. Having your 310T Truck & Coach Certification or Red Seal is definitely an asset.

Education & Experience...

You will need your High School Diploma/GED & 4 years of relevant work experience in which coaching, managing safety and leading employees were requirements of the role. A valid driver’s licence is also a must.

WM Benefits...

At WM, our employees receive a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability benefits. We also offer an employee discount on WM Stock Purchase, WM match on RRSP and more! Our employees receive paid vacation and holidays.

Why WM?

As North America’s largest residential recycler, Waste Management is driven by a commitment to excellence and leadership. We provide real opportunities for career growth while making a difference in the communities we serve. If you are ready for a career opportunity with a company whose real goals, values and initiatives match yours – we invite you to apply online for immediate consideration!

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