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Date: Jan 13, 2018

Location: Bellevue, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
 
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!
 

Division Information

PACCAR Leasing, a PACCAR division, was founded in 1980 to provide premium Kenworth and Peterbilt vehicles to leasing and rental customers. PacLease is one of the fastest-growing commercial truck leasing companies in the transportation industry. With independent and company-owned locations throughout the United States and Canada, PacLease provides customized full-service lease, rental, and contract maintenance programs designed to meet your specific fleet needs.

Requisition Summary

If you are a dynamic, ambitious, and self-motivated individual, we have the perfect opportunity for you to accelerate your career at PACCAR Leasing Company (PacLease). The AOM (Area Operations Manager) partners with assigned PacLease franchises to develop strategies and plans aimed at growing the Rental and Leasing business and improving franchises and PACCAR Leasing profitability. The AOM manages the business relationship with assigned franchises by interacting with franchise management and executives, as well as working with PACCAR Leasing and Peterbilt and Kenworth management teams. This role can work remotely from home anywhere in the West Coast region.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work with franchise management to establish and achieve lease and rental business goals in areas such as profitability, lease sales, rental utilization, maintenance expense, etc.
  • Monitor key performance indicators for franchise’s Sales, Rental and Maintenance departments.
  • Regularly meet with franchise owners and management to review business performance and develop improvement initiatives.
  • Leverage PACCAR Leasing Company’s departments and resources to support growth of franchise fleet and profitability.
  • Consult with franchises and make recommendations aimed at improving operational efficiency and productivity.
  • Provide franchise with maintenance management consulting aimed at promoting maintenance department practices that lead to adequate maintenance expense for the full service lease and rental fleets.
  • Develop annual and monthly new unit forecast for each of the assigned franchises and coordinate efforts to meet/exceed forecast.
  • Ensure that franchises are adequately staffed to achieve goals and meet customer service expectations.
  • Assist franchises in the recruitment and training of management, sales, rental, and maintenance personnel.
  • Coordinate with PLC National Account Executives and Area Sales Managers to close national and local deals.
  • Work with franchises to identify potential locations for Lease and Rental expansion.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5-10 years Full Service Leasing experience, operations management, and fleet management, preferably in trucking Industry.
  • Strong organization skills, communication skills (presenting, influencing, negotiating), self-motivation, and adaptability.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams, influence others.
  • Strong analytical and computer skills.
  • Must possess technical and professional competence.
  • Must be able to meet extensive travel requirements (70%) including domestic and international (Canada) travel. Must be willing to obtain a passport.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Operations, or Finance Required.
  • Masters in Business Preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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