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Patten CAT Field Service Supervisor, Heavy, Altorfer Industries in Addison, Illinois

Working Hours/Days

M-F 6:30 -3:30

Overview

POSITION SUMMARY:

Field supervisor is accountable for the dispatch, efficiency and discipline of all field technicians assigned to him. He must possess a deep knowledge of construction equipment repair processes and dispatch organizational skills. Customer relations and customer satisfaction are also key ingredients of the job.

Basic Duties

The Field Service Supervisor is responsible for all field service activity in his territory . Responsibilities include the following.

  • Exemplify our Corporate Values of Integrity, Customer Focus, Accountability and Teamwork

  • Provide leadership and direction as required to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction, employee engagement and profitability

  • Conduct regular meetings to coordinate activities, provide guidance, gather information and communicate company strategy

  • Manage work-flow and scheduling to achieve the highest levels of customer satisfaction and shop efficiency

  • Manage service, repair and reconditioning of machines and components in the field.

  • Manage field service customer communications

  • Manage the work order process from opening jobs through job invoicing

  • Develop quotes for complex jobs and quote approvals

  • Consistently enforce work rules and company policies

  • Effectively manage all Work In Progress (WIP)

  • Conduct semi-annual performance reviews for all direct reports

  • Ensure operations conform to industry and company performance metrics and benchmarks

  • Occasionally participate in sales calls with Sales Reps.

  • Perform all safety inspections on field vehicles and current employee safety programs.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 5 years’ experience as a service technician in the heavy equipment field or related fields, military, or diesel technology trade degree

  • Minimum of at least two years demonstrated previous management and/or leadership experience

  • Advanced user of all Microsoft Office products to include Excel

  • Working knowledge of Caterpillar programs, DBSi, SIMS 2 and PSEL a plus

  • Working knowledge of DSI dispatch system a plus

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Direct reports to include all field technicians reporting to him . Manage all admin personnel assigned to his area.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to understand, interpret and leverage performance metrics related to efficiency, productivity, profitability, safety, market share, resource deployment and general operations.

  • Exceptional communication, management, leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of MSHA, OSHA and EPA regulations as they relate to the industry

    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vets

    PM16

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:

Place cooresponding letter next to each category. “C” Constantly (6-8 hrs/day)

“F” Frequently (3-6 hrs/day), “O” Occasionally (up to 3hrs/day) or NA if not applicable. Indicate appropriate weight where applicable.

o

Climbing

o

Stooping

o

Kneeling

o

Crouching

na

Crawling

o

Reaching

f

Standing

f

Sitting

f

Walking

o

Grasping

o

Repetitive Motion

f

Keyboarding

na

Pulling

o

Lifting

na

Pushing

o

Up to 25 lbs.

o

Up to 25 lbs.

o

Up to 25 lbs.

Na

26-50 lbs.

Na

26-50 lbs.

Na

26-50 lbs.

Na

Over 50 lbs

na

Over 50 lbs.

na

Over 50 lbs.

Subject to both inside and outside conditions

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Req No. 2021-3757

Category Management

LocationUS-IL-Addison

Type Regular Full-Time

Union or Non-Union Non-Union

Division Heavy

Company Altorfer Industries Inc.

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