Service Manager - Houston, TX
At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.
We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.
POSITION TITLE: SERVICE MANAGER
REPORTS TO: BRANCH MANAGER
Provide leadership and direct all operational field activities and resources including safety, customer satisfaction, focus on operations, participate in quoting/estimating, labor and resource planning, field operative productivity, material requisition/preparation, vehicle and equipment management, service request execution and project management.
- Maintain the current customer base. Support service quotations for repairs and inspections, scope and estimate projects in a timely manner, following established guidelines. Provide project management support and field supervision for major projects. Prepare supporting documentation and reports in a timely, complete and accurate manner.
- Direct and assist Service & Maintenance Planners with the planning and scheduling of service work for the existing service workforce, as needed. Ensure all open orders are scheduled or tentatively planned on the dispatch board. Ensure effective use of operative labor, maximizing direct labor in accordance with company guidelines.
- Provide managerial support to the technician workforce. Address performance issues, documenting as required. Review serious employment matters with Branch or District Manager prior to taking action.
- Resolve customer complaints, within established guidelines, to the satisfaction of the customer and in the best interest of the company. Any unresolved issues should be quickly elevated to the next level of management for prompt resolution.
- Ensure strict compliance with all requirements of the Agreement Renewal Retention policy. Oversee the Agreement renewal process to ensure customer needs are met in a timely manner and opportunities are not lost. Refer non-renewals to the appropriate sale resource. Prepare and submit monthly report of activity. Establish and maintain on-going communications with the Service Sales Representative to address issues related to the customer base. Continue customer satisfaction to ensure customer retention.
- Oversee routine changes to the open orders, as needed. Ensure open orders report reflects the current status of any active service work.
- Ensure time entry and expense reports are complete, accurate and approved according to company guidelines and that hours are allocated to the appropriate job and are properly classified.
- Ensure quality control program is administered in accordance with company policy.
- Participate in monthly Rush Reporting process.
- Monitor and coordinate the maintenance of company equipment and assets to ensure they are in proper condition and good working order.
- Ensure branch employees receive appropriate levels of training. Coordinate training requirements and schedule with Branch Manager, District management and within budgeted guidelines.
- Follow all established safety rules and procedures, including those established by the customer.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
EDUCATION: Technical Associate’s degree or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
EXPERIENCE: 2-3 years’ experience in a technical/support role. Familiarity with overhead cranes and their component parts desired. Prior supervisory and/or leadership experience preferred.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Must have and maintain a safe driving record, including a valid driver’s license. Must be customer-oriented, have well-developed interpersonal, communication and PC skills and be able to prioritize tasks.
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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,900 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Other Protected Category.
Nearest Major Market: Houston