Service controller

Recruiter
Omega Resource Group
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
£23000 - £27000/annum
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client are a large plant distributor throughout the South West and Wales. An opportunity has arisen for a Service Controller at our Cheltenham depot.
Reporting to the Area Manager, the primary function of the role will be to manage the service team to deliver the company corporate objective and service proposition. You will be responsible for ensuring the service team have clear objectives and through efficient planning, achieve the service targets and budget requirements.
You will also be required to motivate and coach the engineering team through toolbox talks and issuing of relevant product information, to ensure all work is carried out in the most efficient manner. You will need to maintain regular communication with all customers whilst their equipment is being worked upon and advise of attendance/delays to reduce engineering downtime and maintain customer relationships.
The candidate will need to deliver the best aftermarket support for the area covered by the Cheltenham depot, to all market sectors. we aim to deliver the best customer service and under your day to day control, you must exceed both customers' expectations and competitor offerings.

Key Responsibilities:
To ensure service team is controlled efficiently & pipeline work flow is managed to ensure maximum productivity.
A) Work In Progress, is managed to company policy & recorded within service manager notes & reviewed at a minimum weekly with your depot manager.
B) Job cards to be raised, issued & upon return checked for accuracy to company standard before promptly passing to administrator for invoicing.
C) Daily timesheets are checked for accuracy & challenged where needed & approved.
Customer disputes are managed to company policy.
Warranty work is managed efficiently from start with clear instructions inc' repair time schedules & that claims are submitted & followed up, as per company policy.
Customer Relationship Management to be conducted to company process.
To maximise the sale of retail hours & ensure recovery rates are to company policy.
To ensure your team, the workshop, depot area & vehicles under your control always presents a professional standard.
Motivate & coach the service team, including individual reviews: performance, training & training needs/training pathway.
Ensure new & used machines are checked in to stock. Ensure all outward delivery machines are checked & only released inline with company policy.
Ensure all work is carried out with regards to current Health & Safety policy standards or individual site requirements.
Support the Sales team to maximise volumes & customer satisfaction to enable a drive of a culture of a united team to support the customers through the aftermarket team.
To develop & maximise the working relationship with the depot manager & advise him of the needs of your department, the concerns & anything that might harm the achievement of the company's or your own objectives.
To carry out any other duties deemed to be reasonable within the individuals capabilities requested by the depot manager.

Key Competencies:
High personal integrity, and able to relate to, and create trust in colleagues and customers.
Impartiality - Ability to see the bigger picture and to embrace all aspects of the customer offering.
Communication - Ability to deliver appropriate communication to internal and external customers at all levels of the organisation.
Relationship Builder - Ability to interact with all contact sources and develop/build a relationship that ultimately delivers a satisfying experience for all parties.
Time Management - Ability to set timescales to team duties & own tasks to enable completion of duties.

Additional information:
20 days paid holiday plus bank holidays.
Full support and training will be provided.
Pension scheme
Free parking

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy