Sunbelt Rentals Operations Manager in Council Bluffs, Iowa

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Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer's first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.

We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.

As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!

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As an Operations Manager, you will responsible for the overall operation of the store location, including revenue, profit and loss, employee management, facilities and equipment, dispatch, market share growth and penetration through developing community relationships and establishing a presence within the area and specialty market segments by working directly with the sales force.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES :• Leadership- Coach employees to work together and able to create a game plan for employees to follow. Motivates through constant evaluation and review.-Set clear and measureable objectives for entire team (Review and adjust staffing levels to assure the needs of the store and customers are met)- Direct various staff members in the performance of their store related positions. Develop, evaluate and motivate staff.• Operations- Maximize operational efficiencies- Recognize slow moving assets and initiate an action plan for increased activity- Implement SBR policy and procedures- Responsible for safety audits, safety training, compliance with State and Federal OSHA and DOT regulations.- Apply basic knowledge of hydraulic, electrical and internal combustion systems (preventative maintenance).- Manage human resource administration (payroll/scheduling/paperwork, etc.)• Business Acumen- Create an annual budget and forecast utilizing company template- Utilize performance report to set financial goals, develop strategies, and determine what influences the financial aspects of the business- Understand the competitor business models within the market and assist in building strategic plans- Engage in business decision making at every level• Sales and Customer Service- Cultivates strategic customer relationships and ensures that the customer perspective is the driving force behind all value added business activity- Explain the billing procedure to customers and develop customer trust and understanding- Assist customer in determining their rental needs by applying product knowledge- Constant store flow analysis and updates to increase productivity and customer service levelsQUALIFICATIONS• 3 Years in the rental equipment or construction industries.• 1 Year of Operations Management or related/retail management experience• Excellent supervisory skills• Excellent knowledge of construction equipment required.• Ability to effectively communicate.• Understands basic knowledge of MS Office, Outlook, Internet/Intranet, and Wynne system

Gear up for an exciting career!

Sunbelt Rentals is one of the largest equipment rental companies in North America. Backed by a national network, Sunbelt successfully services a variety of customers - from those in the commercial, residential, industrial, municipal, and specialized service industries, to weekend do-it-yourselfers. Sunbelt’s extensive fleet exceeds $4.0 billion and includes general construction equipment, industrial tools, pumps and power generation equipment, trench shoring, scaffolding, remediation & restoration equipment, and more.

Specialty Divisions and Market Segment Focus:

Designed to serve distinct customer segments requiring a high level of technical expertise, Sunbelt Rentals offer a highly diversified product mix, as well as trained experts.

  • Climate Control Services

  • Industrial Services

  • Tools & Equipment

  • Oil & Gas Services

  • Pile Driving Services

  • Pump & Power Services

  • Scaffold Services

  • Remediation and Restoration

  • Flooring Solutions

  • Facility Maintenance

Sunbelt Safety & Training:

Central to our company’s policies and practices is our focus on the safety of our customers and employees. We offer comprehensive safety programs dedicated to scaffolding, aerial work platforms and forklifts. In addition, all Sunbelt employees undergo mandatory worker safety programs administered by location managers and those who operate company vehicles complete a safe driving program. Learn More

Why Work Here?

At Sunbelt Rentals, we place enormous value on the welfare and commitment of our employees as well as the superior level of service they provide for our customers. All our employees benefit from extensive on-the-job training which is amongst the best in the industry. Our advancement opportunities are why many of our staff remain with us throughout their careers. A career with Sunbelt Rentals means diversity, teamwork, recognition for exceptional performance, and room to grow!

We are proud to offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance

  • Dental/Vision coverage

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid Holidays and Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • And many more

Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran