POSITION TITLE: Fleet Acquisition and Disposal Administrator
POSITION STATUS: Full Time
REPORTS TO: Fleet Manager
Based in Northeast Ohio, Area Wide Protective (AWP) is a rapidly growing national safety services provider committed to protecting our customers’ people, business, and time. AWP is America’s Traffic Control Leader, representing nearly every major public utility: electric, gas, and telecommunications.
Area Wide Protective has been the leading provider and innovator of traffic control solutions since its inception in 1993. Our main goal is to improve processes by continually establishing best practices for productivity and cost-effectiveness. Driving added value to our customers through the skillful execution of our employees and the pursuit to provide extraordinary service for our customers has built our company and its national reputation for integrity.
AWP CORE VALUES
Customer Focused – Deliver on our commitments every time
Focused on Growth – Promote and encourage creative solutions
We Value our Employees – Develop our skills to excel at everything we do
Commitment to Safety and Quality – Have a passion for excellence
Sense of Urgency – Demonstrate enormous energy and the ability to motivate others
The Acquisition/Disposal Administrator will manage the lifecycle of all AWP fleet motor vehicles through the administration and coordination of vendors, including the purchase, lease, aftermarket packages, and disposal of vehicles as approved by management. This includes fleet, arrow boards, and message boards.
- Fleet Acquisition Tasks
- At acquisition, acquire plates, registrations, and VIN. Schedule up-fitting and delivery of the vehicle to its destination, for example.
- Implement and perform required up-fitting and administrative setup of new vehicles and equipment.
- Works AWP internal teams and outside vendors to complete installation or replacement of branding.
- Prepare supporting documentation; participate in the processes of formal and informal bids.
- Coordinate the shipment or delivery of vehicles and equipment to facilities and placed into active service
- Fleet Disposal Tasks
- Upon disposal, coordinate with leasing companies to return vehicles after un-fitting. Creatively track fleet and equipment lifecycles by scheduling precise timing for auction and the un-fitting of vehicles.
- Recommend equipment replacement based upon lifecycle analysis criteria, including age, condition, value, cost, and maintenance history.
- Coordinate and oversee fleet and equipment retirement, preparation, and disposal operations, including fleet lease turn of vehicles, online equipment auctions, and other disposal sales.
- Coordinate with leasing companies and AWP teams for pickup of leased vehicles
- Prepare detailed tracking reports of disposal sales.
- 3-5 years in fleet administration
- The ability to effectively use Excel and Salesforce to update various records accurately and efficiently are critical components of this role.
- Maintaining confidentiality and sharp attention to detail are essential to the success of this position.
- Good communication skills coupled with good listening skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Sense of urgency
- Ability to work with little supervision
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The employee must be able to successfully handle the demands of this position, which include the following:
- Expect 40+ hour work week
- Hours may vary based on workload and meeting department metrics
- This is spent in an office environment
- You will be mainly sitting in this role for long periods.
AWP is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 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.