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Post Date09/02/2020
Job TypeAlumni
Positions Available1
Company NameMidco
Company Websitewww.MidcoCareers.com
Address3901 N. Louise Ave.
CitySioux Falls
StateSD

Fleet Operations Manager - Sioux Falls

This position can be located anywhere in our footprint of ND, SD, MN, and KS. Temporarily work from home.

JOB PURPOSE:

Successfully manage Midco’s fleet by coordinating all aspects of the vehicle acquisition process, up-fitting and delivery.  Collaborate across boundaries to coordinate vehicle inspections are completed and tracked.  Develop and foster relationships throughout Midco to build an understanding of the unique fleet needs within Midco.  Create annual budgets and progress reports for both Midco fleet and Tech tool capital budgeting.  Manage Midco’s Tech tool ordering and FCC drive out processes. 

KEY FUNCTIONS:

  • Effectively manage Midco’s diverse fleet of vehicle and trailers through collaboration, understanding and effective communication.
  • Collaborate across boundaries to understand the upfit needs of team members within Midco, ensure vehicle upfits meet stake holder expectations. Ensure our upfits meet job expectations.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to ensure that monthly vehicle inspections are performed and recorded, including any local, state or federally mandated inspections.
  • Proactively manage Midco’s fleet budgeting process, ensuring spending is within budget.
  • Communicate effectively with stakeholders throughout Midco regarding updates to their vehicle delivery, maintenance and assist with any fleet related questions.
  • Collaborate with the Director of Field Operations Support, Directors of Field Operations and other department leaders on fleet needs and status.
  • Collaborate with the Directors of Field Operations to ensure that capital tools are budgeted for and ordered in a timely manner each year. 
  • Think strategically about Midco’s current fleet, its need as well as future needs to ensure we are well positioned for long term success.
  • Innovate with stakeholders of Midco’s fleet to drive operational savings through changing of driver behaviors.
  • Develop an understanding of Midco’s fleet, software application(s) and relevant data sets that support the operation of the fleet.
  • Place orders for the applicable vehicles to maintain a standard rotation or newly added vehicles.
  • Create reports and perform audits that support Midco’s efforts in relation to vehicles.
  • Work effectively and efficiently with internal and external customers, partners and vendors.
  • Assist in the coordination moving vehicles from fleet to auction in a timely manner.
  • Coordinate the delivery, registration of and up fitting of vehicles in remote locations.
  • Track and report on maintenance of all Midco vehicles, track fuel costs and usage, create KPI report.
  • Compile timely and accurate daily, monthly and yearly reports as requested.
  • Review and update the standard rotation guidelines for all Midco vehicles as needed.
  • Create, monitor, and report capital spend tied to vehicles
  • Understand needs, ordering and rotation of all trailers, bobcats, forklifts and other equipment.
  • Create, review and audit standard operating procedures (SOP’s) related to vehicles guidelines, rotations, up fitting, auction, and all applicable software.
  • Be ready, willing, and able to travel as required.
  • Operate and drive a Company vehicle in accordance with Midco’s “Use of Vehicle for Company Business” policy.
  • Follow and serve as a role model in displaying Midco’s Core Values and Leadership Success Drivers.
  • Adhere to Midco’s privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.
  • Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.

ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Demonstrate courage by being willing to take a stand and tackle the tough issues while acknowledging own limitations, without compromising integrity.
  • Think strategically by maintaining a holistic and long-term perspective; identifies root causes of problems or concerns; anticipates unexpected outcomes; possesses broad knowledge.
  • Execute by communicating clear expectations that set a high bar; holds people accountable for results
  • Communicate with other departments to handle any escalating applicant issues in a timely manner.
  • Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.
  • Support the mission, vision, and values of Midco.
  • Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.
  • Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach towards work and all work projects.
  • Possess strong problem solving and decision-making skills while using good judgment.
  • Multitask without the loss of efficiency or composure.
  • Actively follow Midco policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience required.
  • Five to seven years’ experience in Fleet or Operations Management required.
  • Telecommunications industry experience preferred
  • Leadership experience in the fleet/transportation industry is preferred. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee may occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 30 lbs.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate.
  • Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.
  • Ability to travel to within footprint on quarterly bases or as business requires.

ABOUT MIDCO:

Midco has been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. By 2025, Midco will deploy 10G, the next great leap for broadband – while also expanding its fixed wireless network to rural areas. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

  • Free and discounted Midco internet / cable
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve
  • Employee referral program
  • Wellness programs

Visit MidcoCareers.com to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, familial status, membership or activity in a local commission, or any other characteristic protected by law. To view our full EEO and federal contractor supplemental posters, please refer to Midco.com/FederalPosters

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Requirements

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and/or equivalent experience required.
  • Five to seven years’ experience in Fleet or Operations Management required.
  • Telecommunications industry experience preferred
  • Leadership experience in the fleet/transportation industry is preferred. 

Compensation

DOQ - Excellent Company, Excellent Benefits!

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