Service Desk Product Technician

Service Desk Product Technician

Company Name: Continental Automotive

Email Address: jane.cartwright@continental-corporation.com

OUR COMPANY
Continental Is one of the worlds leading automotive suppliers representing brands such as VDO & Crypton. Our range includes products and services for specialist motor vehicle garages and independent garages.

As Product Support Technician you will provide timely and accurate troubleshooting for hardware and software Issues across the Continental range of garage equipment to ensure customer satisfaction.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsible for supporting all UK customers with technical and product advice in relation to the full range of garage equipment.

Focus on quality of service & first-time fix, feedback any requirements to improve products or services.

Produce documentation to support customer and engineers with procedures, manuals and best practice information.

Build solid customer relationships to support increased customer satisfaction.

Help customers troubleshoot issues they encounter while using the product and provide actionable information to resolve the problem.

Assume remote control over customers computers when necessary to resolve problems

Escalate difficult cases to quality or product management

Coordinate calibration of customer equipment, ensure current service agreements are in place and that the sub-contracting of service companies is done in a timely manner.

Where possible improve efficiency by planning work in geographic clusters.

Coordinate the installation of all garage equipment, liaise with service engineers and customers to ensure clarity of plans.

Ensure that all appropriate paperwork is received and stored against the customer account.

Coordinate service engineer visits to attend faulty equipment when all other options have been exhausted.

The ability to develop clear and logical step-by-step plans which set out what needs to happen, how, when and by whom.

QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & BEHAVIOURS
A Level / BTEC qualified or the equivalent working experience.
Experience working in a customer facing technical role, ideally a fast-paced support position, with proven problem solving and customer service skills.
Excellent communication skills, ability to be confident, patient, polite, tactful and diplomatic, when dealing with challenging situations.
Good time management skills within a high paced environment.
Legislative knowledge of DVSA requirements regarding MOT bay installations and calibrations.
Ability to interpret wiring and hydraulic plans.
Customer centric approach to service and support with professional telephone manner.

WHAT WE OFFER
A competitive salary package with annual “Value Sharing Bonus” paid to all employees.
A generous contributory pension scheme.
Healthcare cash back scheme.
25 Days holiday
Employee discounts on Continental tyres and other products.
Death in service insurance.
Flexible working.
On-going training and excellent personal development opportunities.

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