Assistant Service Manager
Briggs Equipment, Inc.
 Dallas, TX

At Briggs Equipment, our employees and our culture are just as important to the

company as serving our customers. We believe our employees are the key to our

success. We pride ourselves in hiring the highest quality people, placing

emphasis on safety, ethics, integrity and respect.

We are an ESOP company. And we give thoughtful consideration to making

investments. We realize the decisions we make about investments and operating

practices ultimately affect the lives of our co-workers, families and business

partners. And like those who went before us, every one of us takes that

responsibility seriously.

Our Mission Statement

“Passionate people, powerful solutions, rapidly delivering the equipment and services to

move people and materials.“

Our Vision

Achieving flawless execution of Safety First, Financial Performance, and Dealer

Excellence through the commitment of our employees.

Our Values

  • Integrity
  • Family
  • Fun
  • Success

Simply stated, Briggs employees strive to do the right thing by exceeding the

expectations of each other, our customers and our community.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Assistant Service Manager is responsible for the management and supervision of Technicians and service administrative staff. Responsible for and ensuring customer satisfaction while managing company profitability and applicable budget. Ensure safe working environment through partnership with Service Manager and Safety Director to report such issues.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Supervision of technicians, including interviewing, hiring, training and administering corrective actions
  • Responsibility for technician development efforts in all areas including: training, updated technical service bulletin files, coaching, safety, processes, image, services, vendor products/systems and equipment awareness
  • Work with service dispatch to manage technicians on all work-related issues and provide counseling or other appropriate corrective action for any identified job-skill deficiencies
  • Manage recruitment efforts for technicians, to include coordination of staffing efforts to ensure recruitment is in conjunction with business demands/trends and company corporate culture
  • Work with service dispatch to analyze and manage schedules and assign technician work activities, based on work priority, customer needs, and skill set of technicians
  • Provide leadership by motivating technicians to maintain a high level of productivity by celebrating success as goals are achieved, and to encourage accountability, honesty, efficiency, and service quality, as tasks are performed
  • Work with service dispatch to generate, understand, and communicate customer repair quotes with customers, and perform quality control checks on all repair work, prior to delivering completed repair equipment to customer
  • Manage department needs associated with maintaining supplies, uniforms, tooling needs, building maintenance, and equipment, within budgeted guidelines and as demands are presented
  • Serve as liaison between Briggs Equipment, its customers, and manufacturers, in problem resolution while maintaining profitability
  • Manage customer and metrics as related to the department P&L, technician time management, customer price structure, and technician to wage ratio
  • Responsible for overall environmental health and safety of technicians, as well as equipment maintenance in compliance with applicable federal and company safety and health requirements
  • Work with service dispatch to Manage customer orders and repairs from opening of the job and quote generation through completion of invoicing, and to coordinate parts inquiries for jobs, with the Parts Department
  • Operates the Service Department in the absence of the Service Manager
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Knowledge & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of business and management principles
  • Ability to develop direct reports through coaching and reinforcement (Hard Skills/Soft Skills)
  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and technical knowledge
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required for this position
  • Excellent intrapersonal, customer service, math, reading comprehension and problem solving skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

Previous Experience/Education:

  • 5+ years working experience in forklift repair or related industry preferred
  • Management or supervisory experience preferred
  • High School Diploma required
  • Associate or Bachelor's degree preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Standing, walking, lifting, twisting and bending on a frequent basis
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Dallas, TX, USA