The Automation Site Service Manager provides highly visible customer support through the management of onsite installation, service, maintenance and modification of automation equipment at multiple customer sites. This highly visible role is a critical component to our holistic approach in solving our customer’s most difficult problems.
The Automation Site Service Manager will manage a team of automation field service technicians at multiple customer locations. The Site Service Manager will also be responsible for daily interaction with customers to provide regular updates and to manage escalations as required. Additionally the Site Service Manager will be responsible for managing working relationships with second and third level technical support, customer line operators, and other internal sales and service counterparts.
The ideal candidate will have automation tracking experience in a fast-paced and demanding work environment.
Key deliverables will include:
1.) Responsibility for successful onsite service operations, driving continuous improvements and overall responsibility for site service performance.
2.) Acting as the customer liaison on most matters including troubleshooting, escalations, reporting, and general communications. Interprets customer demands/feedback and owns the solution.
3.) Demonstrating strong customer focus by listening to, recognizing and responding to customer input in an effective, timely and courteous manner.
4.) Direct management of a team of automation field service technicians who support the automation system. This includes performance management, staffing, and other administrative duties such as timekeeping.
5.) Developing schedules and assigning work to technicians based upon customer need.
6.) Taking the lead in identifying a technician’s level of capability, providing on-the-job training, and recommending additional training.
7.) Ensuring that all work is performed with a high level of quality and safety.
8.) Collaborating across the organization to ensure that customer demands are satisfied.
9.) Taking initiative as problems and opportunities arise by anticipating and meeting customer needs and company expectations.
10.) Reporting for multiple customer locations to ensure consistency in the application of service across the automation product line.
11.) Ownership of key continuous improvement and/or standardization projects across the organization.
- Minimum of Associates Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or similar engineering program preferred or equivalent military training is preferred
- 8+ years of experience servicing factory automation systems and/ or robotic systems and/or prior experience in diagnostics laboratories and relative instruments strongly preferred.
- Prior management or leadership experience is required.
- Prior experience in managing projects across multiple teams.
- Ability to work both individually and in an established team setting.
- Proved track record of strong customer service skills as well as excellent communication skills.
- Ability to interface with customers, peers, internal support center employees in a positive and professional manner.
- Must be able to utilize a computer and computer-based tools for reports, emails, and general communication.
- Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally at times for training.
- Willingness and ability to work different shifts, on-call, nights and week-ends in case of need.
- Demonstrated experience in continuous improvement.
Job ID: 190103
Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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