Fort Wayne, Indiana

This position is located in New England. Headquartered out of Windsor, Connecticut. Relocation assistance will be offered. 

Rem Sales, the exclusive North American source for machine tools from Precision Tsugami, is seeking an ambitious and conscientious Assistant Service Manager to report to our Windsor, CT office. This role will provide the exciting opportunity to work for a dynamic company in a fast-paced, growing industry.  Rem Sales is a division of Morris Group, Inc., one of the largest machine tool distribution networks in North America.

The Assistant Service Manager will be responsible for assisting the Service Manager in the day to day management of an eight-person service team. The focus of this position will be to work with the Service Manager to ensure customer satisfaction regarding service quality and response time.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for workforce management of Field Service Technicians in absence of Service Manager or as Service Manager needs.
    • This includes but is not limited to; reviewing and approving time off requests, holding the team accountable to their daily responsibilities, service report review, and annual performance evaluations
  • Assist in co-supervision of in-house service and technical support staff.
  • Responsible for on-site customer visits as necessary
  • Ensure that all Tsugami machines are installed correctly and running at optimal levels per customer expectations
  • Manage current and new customer relationships
  • Act as a liaison, along with the Technical Support Manager, with Tsugami to provide service updates, feedback, and quality suggestions to ultimately improve upstream efforts of our builder
  • Evaluate technician’s technical aptitude and create training plans as needed.
  • Ensure appropriate staffing of field service department and drive same day/next day response time
  • Evaluate metric data and develop and deploy continuous improvement projects as needed
  • Travel is required, when needed  
  • Ability to maintain a safe work environment for all employees
  • Strong organizational skills/possessing traits of being able to follow a systemic method of performing a task
  • Directly related experiencing in troubleshooting situations / problem solving skills
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations
  • Strong business acumen
  • Proven track record working in a cross-functional team
  • Strong ability to adapt to change in the workplace
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Hands on experience making business decisions or taking actions to solve a problem or reach a goal

 

Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience with Service Management/Engineering in the machine tool industry
  • Be a product expert on machine tool spindles and spindle repair and machine design
  • Experience with Salesforce to capture information and utilize metric performance (preferred but not required)
  • Prior experience with managing 10-15 service team members

 

Job Required Competencies:

  • Proven track record working in a cross-functional team
  • Strong ability to adapt to change in the workplace
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Hands on experience making business decisions or taking actions to solve a problem or reach a goal 

 

Mental and physical requirements:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must be mobile and able to visit customers throughout the distributor footprint.
  • Ability to concentrate and remain focused while handling multiple tasks, responsibilities, and projects.
  • Must be able to perform bending, twisting, stooping, reaching, and lifting of moderate to heavy weight material up to 50 lbs.
  • Is frequently required to use hands to finger and reach with hands and arms.
  • Vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to keep his/her composure with the public and co-workers in everyday, stressful situations.

 

In 1978, the company became the exclusive North American source for Precision Tsugami machine tools, and since then the division’s only mission has been to enhance and promote Tsugami CNC machine tools and innovative engineering solutions in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.

 

We offer competitive salary, comprehensive benefits packages, and tuition reimbursement. 

 

Morris Group, Inc., including all operating subsidiaries, is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Morris Group, Inc., the largest machine tool distribution network in North America, is a third generation, family owned and operated business that serves manufacturers of precision machined parts in the United States. It is distinguished by its reputation for providing excellent customer service, longtime partnerships with leading builders, and financial strength.

Morris Group’s history dates to 1941 with the founding of The Robert E. Morris Company which continues to thrive today as one of Morris Group’s fourteen independently managed operating divisions.

Employee Benefits:

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Comprehensive Benefit Packages
  • Sick Leave
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Holidays

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