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Job Ref:
5255
BEE Position:
No
Location:
Johannesburg North, South Africa, Africa
Job type:
Full time

Technical Manager

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About this job

Reporting to the Operations Manager ensure complete Best in Class performance and compliance of the “White Goods” Technical Department. Ensuring that all technical repairs, installations and repairs of all equipment applicable to the business are completed in accordance to the Group guidelines and best possible quality standards.

Key Result Areas:

  • Become a specialist in white goods through investigation and research of technical papers and bulletins
  • Build up knowledge base of information and make this available to technicians
  • Ensure continuous technical training is performed for all technicians (In house and 3rd Party)
  • Develop, implement and maintain strict quality control and repair systems within the Technical department to ensure best in class customer service
  • Perform Monthly Root Cause Analysis on machine repairs and report on findings and analysis
  • Monitor Repair trends and develop maintenance steps to prevent common failures from reoccurring
  • Report on Monthly performance of the technical team including 3rd party performance
  • Ensure proper spare part management for all repair centres and prepare spare part orders accordingly
  • Manage and co-ordinate 3rd party activities with regards to call outs, repairs preventative maintenance, closing calls, stock usage and stock control
  • Ensure proper management for returned and/or collected equipment to enable future use and accurate accountability for stock
  • Provide Technical advice and guidance to technicians and Customer Care department
  • Update technical information database for staff to enable efficient troubleshooting and spare parts sales
  • Ensure quarterly training to customer care staff & store trainers on equipment diagnostics
  • Resolve daily customer queries with regards to technical repairs and advise on actions to resolve
  • Ensure sufficient staff management (Productivity, 1st time repair rate, cost per repair) of all Technicians and staff reporting to you
  • Ensure Safety, Health and Environmental aspects are implemented and adhered to in the Technical department
  • Ensure proper staff supervision is implemented on a day to day basis
  • Ensure proper Facility maintenance is conducted on a regular basis.

 



Skills Required

Education

  • Matric
  • Technical Electronics qualification NQF 5 or higher essential

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience of managing technical teams in a service environment
  • White Goods experience essential
  • Valid Driver’s License Code 8
  • Relevant job costing system and IT user experience

 

 


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