Posted: 71 days ago

UK Maintenance Manager

Salary: £Competitive

Location: Uxbridge

Job type: Permanent



The UK Maintenance Manager is responsible for a team of 6 staff based at the Uxbridge Head Office, managing a budget of approximately $6m per year.

Your journey at Hertz

  • The primary purpose of the role is to ensure that the core function of Maintenance (excluding Body Damage) is in line with operational requirements and business plan targets and that all aspects of the process are compliant with Company Procedures and in accordance with Maintenance contracts.
  • Working with the European Maintenance Director and Fleet Acquisition Director to plan and agree annual (BP) and Monthly (CE) financial targets.
  • Driving continuous improvement in Maintenance, Administration and Procurement processes.
  • Executing vehicle maintenance to the optimised balance of cost, time and quality standards.
  • Own Vehicle Off Road time within Maintenance, monitoring status and delivering continuous improvement.
  • Support Rental Operations with local maintenance solutions as well as attending Area Meetings.
  • Support the implementation of the Hertz Global Fleet Platform

The Role: Taking the Wheel at Hertz

  • Develop and execute plans to optimise the performance of the Maintenance organisation.
  • Manage vendor relationship and negotiate favourable repair costs.
  • Oversee the co-ordination and correct use of fleet systems: 1Link, Oracle, and MARS
  • Develop staff to realise their full commercial and personal potential in a spirit of openness and innovation.
  • Set objectives and embrace performance management of all direct reports via the performance management process.
  • Deliver vehicles is a safe and well-presented condition, in compliance with all legal and manufacturer-recommended guidelines.

Key Performance Indicators: What will show a great journey

  • KPI 1 Plan and meet financial targets, optimising SMR costs per unit vs previous year
  • KPI 2 Maintain and improve Vehicle Off Road (NoRev) performance
  • KPI 3 Develop and implement structural change plan (Project ONE)

Your Skills: What puts you in the driving seat?

You will need professional experience...

  • Managing a Maintenance team within a large car and commercial vehicle fleet.
  • Demonstrable experience in financial planning, systems and reporting.
  • Track record of process improvement and cost control.

...along with advanced knowledge of:

  • 1Link
  • Fleet Management systems, reporting and integrations
  • Excel skills
  • Working with OEM’s and major fleet vendors.

Educational Background

  • A minimum of at least GCSE Level Maths/English

Your benefits:  Fuelling your journey

  • Medical cash plan including dental, optical and therapy treatments
  • Career Development and Progression
  • Incentive bonus
  • Wide range of training and development courses available to all employees
  • Free coffee, tea and refreshments
  • Free on-site Staff Parking
  • Onsite Gym
  • Onsite Restaurant
  • Pension scheme
  • Car Rental discount including friends & family members
  • Discount Portal, savings on anything from cinema tickets to Holidays
  • Cycle to work scheme

About Us

The Hertz Corporation has an exciting portfolio of rental car brands – including Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly - as well as the fleet management company Donlen. We are one of the largest worldwide airport vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world.
Our mission is to be the preferred rental car company and you have the opportunity to help steer this mission. Get in touch today and APPLY NOW.