Avis Budget Group Vehicle Condition Planning Manager in Parsippany, New Jersey

Major Responsibilities:

Leads Vehicle Condition strategic planning, along with development and implementation of policies, procedures, tools/technology and training to drive and support the achievement of the $337M expense plan, Peak Day Out-of-Service goals, along with safe and Great Place to Work environment goals.

Collaborates with Operations, Supply Chain Regional Managers, Vehicle Sales, Fleet, Global Procurement, IT and Finance to develop strategies to achieve safety, financial, service and people objectives.

  • Responsible for developing and implementing policies, procedures, tools/technology and training for in-fleeting of vehicles, vehicle damage and salvage assessment, vehicle turn back to OEMs and optimization of prep/repairs for vehicle sale.

  • Accountable for developing, implementing, monitoring, performing root cause analysis and refining strategies to achieve annual operating budget for accident repairs, salvages, wholesale prep, turn back prep, turn back missing items, overall turn back condition report costs, along with safety, service and Great Place to Work goals.

  • Manages key vendor relationships in financial performance and adherence to service levels

  • Ensures policies, procedures and training complies with all auditable company and regulatory

  • Ensures high priority to delivering service excellence that is in line with Quality Assurance

  • Works cross-functionally to develop and implement new business and product opportunities.

  • Adheres to and supports Company policies and practices including OH&S, Diversity and those listed on the Code of

    Knowledge/Skills:

  • Expert knowledge of vehicle damage repair procedures

  • Influential communication skills

  • Project management

  • CDK, or similar dealership type electronic repair order process

  • Audatex, or similar damage estimating process

  • Wizard knowledge preferred

Experience:

  • General rental car operations preferred

  • Vehicle damage assessment preferred

  • Project management, including technology implementation

  • Vendor management

  • Strategy development

  • 4 year degree preferred

Behaviors:

  • High energy

  • Collaborative

  • Problem solver

  • Highly organized

Environment:

  • Fast paced

  • Dynamic

  • Spectrum of cross-disciplinary professional Headquarters to Maintenance Shop

  • Union & non-union workgroups

  • Primarily Indoor Work

Avis Budget is an Equal Opportunity employer - Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

The information listed above is intended to describe the general nature and level of this position. Essential functions and responsibilities may change as business needs require. Your response to this advertisement may result in your consideration for employment with an affiliated company of Avis Budget Group, the publicly traded parent company of Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC and its subsidiaries. Offers of employment will be made by Avis Budget Car Rental, LLC or any of its employing companies or brands, including Avis, Budget, Budget Truck or AB Car Rental Services.