Manager, Fleet Operations

Date:  May 25, 2023

Phoenix, Arizona, US

Company:  WillScot | Mobile Mini
Req ID:  49587

At WillScot Mobile Mini (NASDAQ WSC), our 4000+ people are at the heart of everything we do. In addition to providing industry-leading pay and benefits, we provide opportunities for development and upward mobility, while investing in the communities we serve.


We are the undisputed leader in providing innovative flexible workspace and portable storage solutions, serving an incredible range of customers across all industries from 240+ locations across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.


Our values are our foundation. We’re constantly striving to diversify our teams to ensure we have the best and brightest talent. We’re deeply committed to creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where each person can contribute while being their authentic self. For more about WillScot Mobile Mini and who we are, click here.


Come build your future with us!



The Manager, Fleet Operations is responsible for managing all operational aspects of fleet to ensure the best use of the equipment as well as maximizing the returns of all company capital investment. The role requires a strong understanding of operations, sales and marketing strategy while being able to balance supply and demand to capitalize on growth opportunities.

This position will work out of our headquarters office in Phoenix, AZ.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading the implementation of the company’s strategic fleet vision by developing policies and procedures to support field operations
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of modular, storage, and other product classes across North America
  • Maximize return of assets focusing on ROI, utilization and total cost of ownership
  • Serves as a liaison between sales and operations proactively managing the alignment between fleet mix, asset location and sales plans
  • Manages fleet mix composition (age & category) within fleet operations to maximize returns in all markets and capitalize on growth opportunities
  • Leads the fleet operations equipment disposal process ensuring maximum price and retail channel growth 
  • Consults on asset capital expenditures within plan and company performance targets”
  • Responsible for ensuring that all rental assets are in position to satisfy supply vs demand challenges while driving the highest returns on our fleet
  • Create and distribute fleet data reporting as required 
  • Responsible for consistent review of idle fleet for opportunities to increase ROI
  • Accountable for quarterly asset management fleet performance review
  • Provide regular updates to Senior Management regarding ongoing projects and action plans
  • Other duties as assigned


Equipment Used and Responsibility:

  • ERP, Reporting Tools, Analytics support tools


Required Education and Experience:

  • Technical Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience; and minimum 5 years’ experience in the mobile, modular, or construction industry in general building, remodeling, and supervision
  • 5+years of experience leading operations teams in manufacturing environments. This includes developing and managing budgets, creating and executing short- and long-term business strategies and tactics
  • Experience working in a high-profile role that has frequent contact between various departments, executive leaders, and fi eld management.
  • Experience in leading continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Experience in working in culturally diverse, operational/functional matrix organizations.
  • Proven experience in a leasing business (e.g., construction materials, auto- leasing) or in Logistics, transportation, or other construction-related industry.


Requires Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and assignments.
  • Ability to thrive in a highly dynamic, entrepreneurial, time-sensitive, collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; actively solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Strong customer presentation and communications skills and experience.
  • Advanced financial understanding and analytical capability
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to drive results
  • Leadership management experience preferred.
  • Ability to create ad hoc performance analysis and identify corrective actions to address negative trends
  • Travel required between 25-50%, 1-2 weeks/month depending on project

Disclaimer: This posting describes the general nature and level of work performed and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, or skills required. Collaboration and teamwork drive our success. Team members may be required to perform duties outside normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.


WillScot Mobile Mini provides equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


WillScot Mobile Mini embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, promotion, termination, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. We are focused on building teams that include a variety of backgrounds, lived experiences, and skills.

The more inclusive we are, the stronger we will be!

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