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Title

Sr Fleet Manager 

Category Logistics  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Los Angeles  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Description

The Fleet Manager will be responsible for developing the overall internal fleet, company car and mobile service fleet strategy of finished vehicle importation and distribution to VinFast US stores and offices. The critical role will manage a team of world class fleet and company car professionals, assist with forecasting, ordering, and the distribution system, while assisting all divisions, departments and stores with test vehicles, service loaner vehicles, PR/Marketing/Events vehicles, and company cars.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES & KEY ACTIVITIES:

Forecast, Planning and Budget

  • Direct all US outbound finished vehicle logistics operations, including transportation, exception management, damage measurement and claims, data analytics, and trade compliance
  • Develop and automate metrics and KPIs reflecting department spend
  • Define 3PL, asset owner, and carrier strategy to scale operations while optimizing cost
  • Oversee outbound cost metrics and KPIs
  • Prepare and manage the department budget, capital and corporate expenses related to finished vehicle logistics, cost forecasting, and act as key stakeholder in negotiation of logistics purchasing contracts
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, and performance evaluation
  • Implement specific customer requirements, such as internal reporting or customized transportation metrics
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers
  • Drive planning for adequate carrier capacity and storage space to keep pace with volume growth

Logistics, Distribution & Resale

  • Drive a corporate cross-functional consensus behind a shared vision of finished vehicle logistics and distribution
  • Identify, hire, and develop a world class team of logistics professionals to lead operations
  • Direct the teams responsible for execution for delivery of services to the end customer
  • Anticipate challenges and disruptions to transportation flow and design mitigation strategies.
  • Drive company compliance with logistics processes and global trade regulations
  • Manage project logistics as directed (show or prototype cars, VIP shipments, etc.)
  • Work with Internal Customers to optimize and meet requirements (Sales, Delivery, Fleet, Marketing, Engineering)
  • Lead negotiations with suppliers or internal customers to improve supply chain efficiency or sustainability
  • Manage vehicle registrations, insurance, service, and resale

Process, Systems and Reporting

  • Define and drive development and implementation of needed processes and systems
  • Collaborate with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes
  • Define strategies, suppliers, and flows
  • Drive site specific requirements at Ports, Rail yards, Hubs, etc. to support the most efficient logistics operations possible
  • Define and develop finished vehicle logistics solutions that optimize speed, cost, and quality
  • Evaluate claims and develop vehicle quality initiatives
  • Identify ongoing operational process and staffing needs to support logistics operations
  • Define scope and priorities of analytics team to measure all relevant aspects of outbound logistics
 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • 7+ years of relevant experience with automotive fleet, company car, and vehicle inventory, distribution & management
  • 2+ years of related automotive industry experience and quality management
  • 2+ years direct leadership experience
  • Strong knowledge of fleet and company car models
  • Experience with “direct to consumer” model a plus
  • SAP, or similar system, and Salesforce experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with success in working across organizations at all levels
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, effective project planning in terms of resources, strategies, cost, and time with ability to meet project timelines.
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications
 
Open Date 6/10/2022  
Req Number LOG-22-00008  
About the Organization Welcome to the Future of Mobility.

VinFast is a driving force in the global smart electric vehicle revolution. Established in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with globally leading scalability in Vietnam.
VinFast currently sells three vehicles in its home country of Vietnam and will launch five new all-electric vehicles for sale in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. We are the first global, automotive company to commit to shifting to solely producing only Electric Vehicles by the end of 2022. We have an ambitious growth strategy with Direct to Consumer, retail and aftersales facilities being introduced this year.

Strongly committed to the mission for a sustainable future for everyone, VinFast constantly innovates to bring high-quality products, advanced smart services, seamless customer experiences, and pricing strategy for all to inspire global customers to jointly create a future of smart mobility and a sustainable planet. VinFast is also committed to diversity and inclusion, with women serving in the top roles of Global CEO and US CEO.

We welcome you to join the charge.
 
EOE Statement Vinfast is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.  

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