GE North American Fleet Manager in Trevose, Pennsylvania

Job Number

2789795

Business

GE Power

Business Segment

Power Water & Distributed Power

About Us

GE has confirmed it is exploring options for selling the Water & Process Technologies business. The plan to divest the business is a strategic decision that provides an opportunity to reposition the business for growth and further invest for long-term success. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Posted Position Title

North American Fleet Manager

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Services

Function Segment

Distribution

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Pennsylvania

City

Trevose

Postal Code

19053-6742

Relocation Assistance

No

Role Summary/Purpose

The North American (NAM) Fleet Manager is responsible for the GE Betz and GE Mobile Water fleet operations, consisting of 100 leased Tractors, 83 straight trucks, and 800 Trailers. This role manages $8MM/yr. spend, including significant contracts on equipment leasing, maintenance, and technology. Key to this position is delivering customer needs by ensuring all tractors and trailers are maintained, properly permitted and licensed in a compliant, safe, and cost effective fashion.

Essential Responsibilities

As the North American Fleet Manager, you will:

  • Interact with the business and supply chain leaders regarding fleet operations. Liaise with the drivers to insure they have the equipment they need

  • Manage operational relationship with distributed network of suppliers

  • Lead efforts to create visibility and manage fleet operating expenses and lead projects to drive costs out

  • Prepare and communicate monthly metrics on cost, service, and compliance with the key management teams

  • Interface with corporate and business-level GE DOT compliance teams to ensure we operate per DOT rules and maintain the required permits for fleet operations with state and federal agencies

  • Define, propose, and execute annual capital projects that innovate, preserve or replace our assets to insure continuity of service

  • Use lean / six sigma and other techniques, to continually review, improve and simplify processes, and insure they are documented, maintained, and accessible

  • Continually develop and train team members to accel and are prepared to take on new responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of capital expenditure projects required for fleet equipment, from beginning to end

  • Budget set at $1MM/yr. across 5-10 unique projects

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in manufacturing, logistics, or general supply chain function

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in customer facing capacity

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Master’s Degree in business, operations, or finance

  • Prior experience in Fleet, DOT compliance, logistics and operations

  • Innovative, creative, and mechanical background

  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and organizational skills

  • Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization, both oral and written

  • Ability to adapt to drive change across a global team in a dynamic business environment

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced and challenging environment

  • Proven track record of delivering results