Job Title:

Fleet Maintenance Mangaer


MNP Executive Search and Professional Recruitment


Winnipeg, MB

On behalf of our client, Gardewine Group Limited Partnership, we are recruiting a Fleet Maintenance Manager to join their team in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Gardewine provides a cross-Canada fleet of transportation solutions to deliver anything from small parcels and perishable products to bulk goods and equipment. With a team of over 1600 staff and a large network of terminals and service points based in Manitoba, Ontario and Saskatchewan, Gardewine ensures their customers’ freight is delivered at the most cost-effective price, safely and on time. Gardewine attributes its success to their dedicated people, for whom safety and health will always come first.

Reporting to the Director of Maintenance, the Fleet Maintenance Manager is responsible for reducing maintenance costs, optimizing equipment repairs and increasing equipment availability. The Fleet Maintenance manager is responsible for the entire life cycle of all fleet assets and provides support, coaching and direction to the equipment coordinators, foremen and supervisors.


  • Coordinate, schedule, and audit vehicle repairs to include preventative, mechanical and electrical maintenance to tractors, trucks and trailers
  • Prioritize and assign work to meet service needs
  • Ensure quality, compliance, and safety of all fleet assets and ensure timely and effective records are kept for all equipment and vehicles
  • Support, maintain and implement all maintenance policies and procedures and communicate maintenance requirements to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Identify problems before they occur using telematics and proactive inspections
  • Coordinate equipment utilization and performance with various operation groups
  • Control and analyze maintenance costs and/or repairs and provide expert recommendations
  • Manage and report on operational performance of the fleet, such as lifecycle management, cost per mile, and major component costs
  • Interpret system data and reports enabling consistency, improvement and the execution of preventative fleet maintenance.
  • Provide data and reports to the Director of Maintenance
  • Assist in the development of a capital equipment replacement budget
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with vendors and leasing companies
  • Coach and mentor technicians
  • Lead, practice and oversee safety in all shops to ensure accident and incident free environment and a clean space
  • Provide after-hours support


  • Minimum 5 years progressively responsible management experience in fleet maintenance management with technical/ mechanical expertise
  • Post-secondary education is an asset
  • Strong customer service and organizational skills required
  • Ability to provide leadership across a multi-location work environment
  • Excellent team building, communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to travel as required


If you are interested in joining a dynamic team environment, please forward your resume to or call Kamalita Ketler at 204.336.6107.

Posted 2019-12-18

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