Sr. Mechanical Technician

  • location: Lexington, KY
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $35,000 - $57,000 per year
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Sr. Mechanical Technician

job summary:
Our fortune 500 client is a growing and highly entrepreneurial business, focused on improving the lives of consumers away from home. The propositions include products, equipment, service and technical support systems. Our client's propositions include branded products, equipment, service and technical support systems coupled with scale. The Technical Services Organization (TSO) is charged with program installation, maintenance and technical support leading to customer satisfaction. The desired end-state is completely satisfied customers that lead to long-term retention and product & program compliance, and provide a virtuous growth cycle. Senior Mechanical Warewash Technician &Training Specialist is a full-time role to meet expanded equipment and service requirements both internally and externally. Job scope includes: 1) supporting / servicing assigned key mechanical warewash customers. 2) Supporting capability development of TSO service techs in areas of mechanical warewash and Total Foodservice Solution proposition 3) collaborating with Sales as a technical expert on key mechanical warewash sales. The work includes in-depth knowledge of respective equipment, service, maintenance, trouble shooting and chemical product interactions combined with a high level of customer context and interaction. A key part of this role is responsibility for training and building NSO capabilities in the areas noted above. The individual will also deliver work process improvements to drive out inefficiencies in designated equipment, procedures, maintenance and will support mechanical warewash service improvements. This role is located in select geographic areas based on business need. The ideal candidate would have a background in Mechanical Warewash and foodservice kitchen processes. The work must be done in a way that supports year to year volume and profit results, improve customer retention, and delivers superior customer service and team building results.

location: Lexington, Kentucky
job type: Permanent
salary: $35,000 - 57,000 per year
work hours: Rotating Shifts
education: No Degree Required
ROLE EXPECTATIONS / RESPONSIBILITIES Capability and Skill Requirements a. Expertise with commercial mechanical warewash equipment and chemical dispensing pumps. This also includes proficiency and ability to read schematic drawings b. Understand service and training needs for the NSO organization. Make recommendations on coverage, capacity, and capability required to support customer care needs c. Excellent working knowledge of appropriate tools, data, implements and service needs d. Obtain and maintain NRA ServSafe certification and potentially NEHA CP-FS certifications e. Understand regulatory and plumbing and electrical requirements in the areas that affect our mechanical warewash program and / or dilution equipment f. Proficient in laptop technology to include but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, CRM tools, and mechanical warewash program controllers g. Demonstrated knowledge of pertinent chemical program products, key features and benefits and how to use h. Demonstrated proficient use of support systems such as InTouch, Kadro and STAR i. Customer facing skills Support TSO 1. Proficient knowledge of our training materials (print and electronic) and leads NSO training in noted areas 2. Adjust to competitive, industry and external customer environments - locally, regionally and nationally where and when necessary 3. Understand new & upstream technology which may offer competitive advantages / new solutions 4. Establish and cultivate key customer relationships where appropriate / necessary so that we have a clear path to solve problems quickly as defined by the customer, commercialize our total value and grow the base business 5. Support Sales 6. Participate in key customer sales calls to provide mechanical warewash technical expertise Support External End-Using Customers 7. Provide external customer service so that base business growth and long-term retention / program compliance objectives are consistently delivered or exceeded 8. Clearly articulate the value we provide to our external customers - in ways that are meaningful to them 9. Timely and accurate delivery of external customer requirements / commitments / contract expectations 10. Proficient in problem solving and crisis management so that we conclude to win / win outcomes Interfaces 11. Works with TSO at all levels on training issues and specific external customer initiatives / plans / agreements 12. Interfaces with external, end-using customers as defined by the business and internal organization requirements 13. Is a NSO training and service point person for 3rd party service providers such as CFESA, Global, CCI & others 14. Works collaboratively with NA TSO peers, and technical support teams both TSO/ R&D This role must be executed in a way that... 15. Demonstrates a high sense of urgency and quality; Demonstrates external customer-centric behavior 16. Exemplifies team-work across organizations (internal and external) and functional boundaries 17. Drives focus on system improvement in the areas of mechanical ware wash support 18. Demonstrates leadership that adds value and a command of both Business and Customer needs Standard Measures 1. Deliver work plan within established cost/service parameters and specific customer program objectives 2. Deliver work on time and to specification (Installations, PMs, Reactive Service, Remodels, Training) 3. Operate within assigned budget 4. External customer retention, customer satisfaction, and overall program compliance at or above target 5. Observed customer facing skills and demonstrated capability that is consistent with role expectations / responsibilities 6. Observed training skills consistent with role expectations 7. Observed internal TSO and COE team follow-up and clear communication on what's working / not working in the areas of noted equipment support and mechanical warewash service and training. Offer ways to improve overall productivity and system efficiency. Other 8. Full time role 9. Work from home office 10. Travel required including overnight; could be up to 40%-60% of time with or without advanced planning 11. Work can be required outside of normal work hours (such as nights and weekends) Essential Job Functions - Work schedule MAY include 12 hour shifts, 5 day work week, occasional weekends, and night shifts - On-call coverage which may include: occasional weekends, holidays and night shifts - Lift, lower and carry objects up to 50 lbs. - Push and pull objects up to 50 lbs. - Climb a vertical ladder. Ability to go up and down - Climb up and down stairs - Stand, sit, and/or walk for long periods of time, twist, bend at the knees, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and reach for purposes of installing and maintaining equipment. Surface: concrete, asphalt (uneven surfaces). - Operate a computer keyboard to input and access data, and phone - The ability to work in extreme temperatures both hot and cold, generally in warehouse conditions including wide variances in temperature, dust and dirt - The ability to give and discern the various visual and audible alarms and signals for equipment startup, evacuation, and fires - Must have a valid driver's license - Candidate must be able to operate a motor vehicle, and spend approximately 30% of the day in the car traveling from accounts safely in city, rural and expressway conditions

The essential functions of this role include:

  • working in a non-temperature controlled environment
  • manual lifting up to 50lbs
  • working up to 10 hrs of overtime per week
  • working weekends
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: No Degree Required
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Excellent Communication Skills

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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