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Full-Time, Permanent
Posted 1 month ago

Location: Aston, Birmingham

Full Time permanent position, competitive salary & benefits package inc company vehicle

RSS INFRASTRUCTURE Limited (RSSI), has been recognised by Network Rail at the 2018 ‘Rail Partnership Awards’, being awarded SME of the Year, for its work within the Rail and Construction industry, developing bespoke solutions for clients that deliver improved safety and productivity.

From our offices in Birmingham, Cwmbran and Doncaster, RSS Infrastructure has over 200 directly employed staff members and a diverse contingent labour workforce that cover the majority of the UK. The company has developed a service portfolio that includes; Vegetation Management, Track Access, Civils/Construction solutions, Welding, Safety Critical Resource Services, Magnetic Safety Barrier Fencing, Magnetic Points Boards, Signalling Services as well as being the UK’s sole provider of Track Warning Systems.

What will I be doing?

As our Fleet Manager you effectively manage all matters relating to fleet of 162 vehicles in day-to-day company operations. We are seeking an experienced Fleet Manager with the expertise and knowledge to take overall responsibility for effective management of the company fleet, including allocation, maintenance and logistics of vehicles as well as taking responsibility for all matters relating to compliance, including vehicle condition and driver checks, fatigue management and vehicle servicing and repair. On a day-to-day basis you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all vehicles are legally compliant and have the necessary insurance in place;
  • Ensuring that all drivers are aware of their responsibilities, including the necessary vehicle checks.
  • Introducing a robust vehicle inspection system in order to manage and monitor regularly the condition of all vehicles.
  • Proactively managing internal vehicle repair process to ensure best value for money across entire fleet including daily/weekly rentals/long term hire/lease and provide detail of repair estimates/costs, report on trends and suggest ways to reduce costs.
  • Ensuring all vehicle incidents/accidents are investigated with support from line management
  • Undertaking quarterly assessment of policies/procedures to ensure they remain appropriate and compliant with industry legislation.
  • Managing and monitoring the fuel spend for every department to ensure best value and ensure this is communicated as necessary.
  • Ensuring all driving licence checks are carried out and maintained in accordance with insurance requirements.
  • Ensuring tracker information is maintained, and data/discrepancies are investigated where necessary.
  • Holding regular vehicle utilisation reviews with operational managers to ensure efficiency of the fleet operation and ensure best practice is followed by all departments.
  • Managing the vehicle invoicing process for rental vehicles and approve/pass for payment as necessary.
  • Managing vehicle supplier’s performance in line with agreed KPIs, on a quarterly basis and where necessary identifying supplemental supply chain partners.
  • Reviewing the technology used by RSS vehicles and suggest improvements where appropriate.
  • Working in tandem with insurance brokers to manage and process all vehicle insurance claims and report on findings and costs as required.
  • Maintaining a database of all drivers who have completed driver awareness training.
  • Investigating ways of reducing emissions and widening the company’s offering of fuel free alternatives.
  • Developing new processes such as pre-driver assessment.

What experience would we like you to have?

We are seeking an experienced Fleet Manager with a minimum of 2 years previous experience. Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate

  • Experience in logistics, procurement, and supply chain management.
  • Evidence in accident/incident investigation
  • A particular interest in driver behaviour and how this area is positively managed.
  • Fatigue Management Awareness
  • Commercial awareness
  • Sector knowledge

RSS Infrastructure offers a range of benefits including:

  • 20 days paid annual leave rising to 25 plus statutory bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private Medical Cover (after qualifying period)
  • Health cash plan (after qualifying period)
  • Sick Pay
  • Company vehicle
  • Laptop, mobile phone and fuel card
  • Flexible working


About RSS Infrastructure

Our mission is to ensure that we make our clients operate more safely and achieve more productivity when on site, whether delivering new projects, track renewal programmes or maintenance of the rail infrastructure. We are not just another infrastructure company, but a trusted company who understands the value of partnerships and long-standing business relationships, continually looking to deliver outstanding performance and customer service, and we remain as one of the market leading rail services groups within the UK.

We believe in the value and contribution of individuals, respecting the diverse make up of our organisation and need people who want to make a difference to our clients and to the growth of the Group. Our teams are committed, supporting each other to meet the demands of an industry sector which operates 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days of the year. Working together to either plan, resource or deliver a range of services in to a highly demanding industry sector, that can be very reactive, challenging your skills to adapt quickly to new situations. A strong work ethic and a ‘Can Do’ attitude is the foundation of our business, we want people who can drive success and have a right first time, every time approach to their work life, without cutting corners and who understand the essence of safety and customer service. We are a people orientated business, nurturing, and investing in our staff and teams to become the best at what they do, creating managers and leaders of the future.

As an equal opportunity’s employer, RSS Infrastructure do not discriminate on grounds of ethnicity, race, religious beliefs, age, disability, gender or sexual orientation.

The company also actively encourages both reservists and veterans of the Armed Forces to apply for positions. For more information on how we support ex-military personnel please visit our website.


How to apply

In the first instance, please forward your CV to kaye.toy@auctusmg.co.uk

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