Siemens Careers

Manager Spare Parts and Field Service Support

Houston, Texas
Customer Services

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Process Industries and Drives
Business Unit: Process Automation
Requisition Number: 236668
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight  Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services,  Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives,  and Financial Services.


Siemens Process Industries & Drives helps customers increase productivity, safety, reliability, efficiency and time-to-market for plants and processes with innovative, integrated technology across the entire lifecycle. With a deep understanding of individual market segments, Siemens helps customers respond quickly and confidently to new market requirements and challenges, strengthening their competitiveness.

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Job Description:

Manager Spare Parts and Field Service Support Job Description

Directly responsible for the management of 8 -10 employees supporting parts sales, field service, training classes and the analyzer service repair center. Position is directly responsible for over $20M in global parts sales as well as oversees the project support and invoicing for another $14M in Field Service, Training and Repairs.

Major Tasks:

Establish department objectives, jointly with his/her supervisor and SUP management team.

Manage the annual operating budget for the team.

Verify department sales reports and productivity weekly/monthly as needed. Analyze reports on sales, expenses, WIP and stock to ensure that profitability and delivery objectives are met.

Work with production, after-sales and systems integration departments to maintain efficient and balanced stock to support customer and Field Service demand.

Handle customer complaints immediately, determine warranty eligibility and return procedure based on Siemens AP policies.

Maintain efficient communications within the department, as well as with other departments. Endeavor to promote harmony and a team spirit with all other departments.

Conduct formal performance evaluations of the personnel in the department. Work with these personnel to set yearly goals and career path opportunities.

Work closely with Affiliates in Germany and Singapore to ensure that parts inventory is available, shipping and invoicing is completed in a timely manner and communications are current.

Work with GC product manager to maintain GC parts pricing is updated and current.

Responsible that the Maintenance Agreement reviews are done time with SUP B/D and the project support and Field Service teams; ensuring all parties are up-to-date with correct billing rates, time frame and renewal dates.

Soft Skills:

Management Skills: Able to work with all different personalities and levels in the organization. Able to make tough decisions within own team to monitor staff levels, cross-training, customer needs, (example: push back on multiple vacation requests, NWOW, overtime).  

Leadership Skills: Able to mesh resources of the team.  Able to identify employee gaps and strengths to further their development and career growth. 

Communication Skills: Able to be clear with both written and verbal directives. Ability to listen.

Time management: Able to understand deliverables of all customers (internal and external) and assist staff with balancing priorities and expectations.  Prioritize time management to meet personal goals, as well as, those of the team.  

Analytical/Problem Solving Skills: Able to understand the various processes of the business unit to maintain profitability and targets.  Ability to teach or share skillset with the team. 

Finance Knowledge: Knowledge of basic finance, forecasting, backlogs, inventory, bookings, sales and cost center budgeting.  

Organizational Skills: Ability to arrange thoughts, time and tasks in a structured way.

Hard Skills: 

SAP: Strong SAP skills required, familiarity with ‘service’ module a plus

Microsoft Office Tools: Excel, Word, Power Point 

LEAN 5S: Experience with Lean, 5S management concept  

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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