Director of Repairs & Maintenance


The Director of Repair & Maintenance oversees minimizing maintenance-related out-of-service days and maintenance-related expenses for Sixt rent a car’s rental fleet, both at a HQ level as well as in the field.

The selected candidate will quickly master the nuances of Sixt Rent a Car, LLC’s strategic business operations as well as the challenges and opportunities in the sector. This person must have sound business sense and be equally adept at marketplace assessments, developing business case and plans of action. Superior judgment, three-dimensional analytical abilities, a collegial approach to problem-solving, and a polished, diplomatic presentation style are all critical to this role.

What you’ll do to be Sixt-cessful:

  • Proactively work with internal and external resources to implement facility upgrades
  • Establish controlling mechanisms and present results and performance metrics to senior leadership
  • Initiate process improvements at fleet hub locations and turnback operations
  • Reduce maintenance and reconditioning-related cost
  • Effectively oversee the turnback team
  • Continuously monitor report key metrics to senior management
  • Minimize out-of-service percentage
  • Reduce maintenance-related cost
  • Oversee Turnback and Maintenace teams
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 5+ years of management experience
  • 3+ years of experience in fleet maintenance
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure
  • Familiarity and detailed knowledge of vehicle maintenance, collision repair, systems, components and design
  • Must possess excellent communication, coaching, and leadership skills
  • Ability to influence and make decisions by applying independent judgment
  • Competency in various computer applications systems including Microsoft Office
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including day and/or evening hours
  • Must be willing to travel up to 30%
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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 €1.53 billion and around 7,000 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 205,400 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 2,070 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!