Rental Manager

4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1263
# of Openings
1
US-IL-Joliet
Category
Rental

Overview

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About the Company:


Alta Equipment Company is one of the Great Lakes leading equipment dealers offering a diverse line of construction equipment and materials handling products. Alta brings 33 years of experience in service efficiency and fleet management to its customer base, providing rapid response and innovative solutions. We are a growing, progressive, multi-location distributor with 21 locations and over 800 employees based in Michigan, Northern Indiana and Illinois. Our core commitment is to provide outstanding service that exceeds our customers’ expectations. Alta’s Guiding Principles are that we Invest in the Best, we have a Passion for Excellence, we promote Mutual Respect, we are One Team, and we develop relationships that create Customers for Life.

We offer an excellent benefit package that includes:
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health with 3 PPO plans to choose from
  • Delta Dental
  • EyeMed voluntary vision
  • UNUM company paid life, short and long term disability insurances
  • Voluntary life and long term disability buy up
  • Legal and identity theft insurance
  • Flexible and health savings accounts
  • Paid holidays
  • Personal and vacation time
  • 401(k) with company match

Responsibilities

Illinois' newest Volvo Construction Equipment dealer, Alta Equipment Company, is currently seeking a rental manager to service our customers in Central and Northern Illinois. A rental manager will identify customer needs, coordinate deliveries, and perform inventory control for our rental department. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

  • Arrange equipment transfers and logistics
  • Manage fleet availability, utilization and returns
  • Manage repair and maintenance of rental fleet
  • Manage customer relationships
  • Close rental deals from inbound inquiries and outbound telemarketing calls
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Provide customers with expert advice on equipment selection
  • Support outside sales force  
  • Incorporate Alta's Guiding Principles into daily activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

Qualifications

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 2 years of previous related experience is required
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written
  • Knowledge of construction equipment, their application and safety
  • Good computer skills with a focus on Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
  • Reasoning Ability - Intermediate; Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Computer Skills - Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Epicor/SILK systems
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
  • Physical/Sensory Functions: Occasionally will stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; Regularly will sit, use hands, talk/hear.
  • Vision: No special vision requirements.
  • Lift and/or Move Functions: Frequently will lift up to 10 pounds
  • Work Environment: Occasionally will work near wet or humid conditions (non-weather), work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious spaces, outdoor weather conditions, vibration
Other Opportunities at Alta:
Please visit our careers page at www.altaequipment.jobs to view other openings that may be of interest to you!
  • Job seekers only
  • Recruiting/staffing firms - please do not contact the company about this posting

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