Vice President of Repair and Fleet Operations


Sixt is in search of a highly skilled Vice President of Repairs and Fleet Operations with a strong background in fleet maintenance, strategic planning, and leadership to ensure the efficiency and compliance of SIXT rent a car's repair and maintenance operations in the US.

Key Responsibilities: 

Develop and implement repair strategies:

  • Build an internal repair organization, moving away from sub-contractors
  • Implement comprehensive strategies for vehicle maintenance (glass, tires, oil change, brakes)
  • Manage mechanical, cosmetic, and total loss repairs
  • In-Fleet and De-Fleet operations – PDI facilities
  • Expand the network of preferred national suppliers for all repair categories

Oversee repair facilities:

  • Establish and oversee repair facilities across the US
  • Ensure facilities comply with regulations and standards
  • Monitor and address performance issues for efficient repair operations

Building & training a dynamic team:

  • Collaborate with People & Culture and Training departments for program development
  • Identify staff development needs and provide mentorship and guidance

Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with industry regulations, safety standards, and environmental guidelines
  • Stay updated on regulatory changes and work with stakeholders for compliance

Collaborate with internal and global stakeholders:

  • Work with manufacturers, suppliers, and regulatory agencies for efficient operations
  • Foster positive relationships with internal and external partners

Reporting and analysis:

  • Regularly report on repair and maintenance department performance
  • Analyze data for trends and areas of improvement, contributing to strategic decision-making
  • Forecast, budget, and manage key financial drivers

  • 15+ years of management experience
  • 10+ years of vehicle repair and maintenance experience
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with vehicle maintenance, collision repair, systems, components, and design
  • Excellent communication, coaching, and leadership skills
  • Ability to make independent decisions and influence effectively
  • Competency in various computer applications systems, including Microsoft office
  • Must work a flexible schedule, including day and/or evening hours
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Additional Information

About the department:
SIXT customers travel internationally, so the odd scratch is bound to happen. The teams in our Repaircenter and in the Damage Management department are responsible for determining the origin of the damage, assessing the damage and its costs for repair, taking care of garage scheduling and getting the fleet back on the road. In order to be able to include all decision-making factors for the clarification of the facts, our colleagues form the interface to SIXT branches, customers, authorities and insurance companies.

About us:
We are a leading global mobility service provider with sales of €3.07 billion and around 7,500 employees worldwide. Our mobility platform ONE combines our products SIXT rent (car rental), SIXT share (car sharing), SIXT ride (cab, driver and chauffeur services), SIXT+ (car subscription) and gives our customers access to our fleet of 270,894 vehicles, the services of 1,500 cooperation partners and around 1.5 million drivers worldwide. Together with our franchise partners, we are present in more than 110 countries at 2,098 rental stations. At SIXT, a first-class customer experience and outstanding customer service are our top priorities. We focus on true entrepreneurship and long-term stability and align our corporate strategy with foresight. Want to take off with us and revolutionize the world of mobility? Apply now!