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Service Center Manager

Gonzales, LA

Order: 942135

Our client, who specializes in Equipment parts and service is hiring an experienced Service Center Manager in Gonzales, LA  with prior experience managing service technicians and running day to day operations within the service location. 

This position is Direct Hire with competitive benefits! Commissions and Bonus plan offered!

To provide customers in assigned territory with a parts source and prompt service where needed. To keep machines operating efficiently in the field thereby assuring satisfactory and profitable relations to both the customer and the company.

Nature and Scope:

This position reports to the Operations Manager who has the responsibility to supervise the activities of all service center managers. Reporting to the Service Center Manager is a parts supervisor, service supervisor, mobile parts representative, field service mechanics, administrative clerk, and a shipping and receiving clerk. Other personnel may be added from time to time.

The Service Center maintains a stock of inventory of parts; issues a standard minimum supply to the service trucks, and supplies additional parts as needed. The service center receives calls from customers, dispatches a serviceman on a “first come, first served” basis, deviating from this schedule when emergencies arise.

The Manager is required to have a thorough knowledge of company policies and practices affecting customer service work. He or she may be required to accompany a salesperson assigned to his territory to visit customers in order to enhance the sale of products and often serves as a consultant on customer problems and may perform field service work himself, especially in making estimates on major repair jobs. The Service Center Manager has complete knowledge of the Heavy Equipment products and the parts and assemblies, components, accessories, and attachments and is familiar with the applications in the field.

The incumbent in this position is required to have excellent abilities in customer relations, showing a real concern for customer problems and a willingness to extend himself in solving those problems. This incumbent is also required to have administrative and managerial skills to supervise those employees directly assigned to this position.

Principal Accountabilities:

Staffs, trains, develops warehouse and service personnel. Evaluates performance. Recommends appropriate recognition and reward.

Plans and organizes schedules and activities of servicemen in the field. Follows up to ensure customer needs are met.

Schedules and assigns repair work in shop, if any. Supervises work in progress.

Provides and maintains facilities and equipment for receiving, storing and issuing parts.

Establishes proper inventory levels for territory. Maintains level by accurate record keeping of requisitions, receipts, and issuance of parts.

Receives direct orders for parts. Sells over the counter. Ships and delivers parts.

Serves a consultant to customers on service work. Requests services of service technicians as needed.

Prepares and submits period reports on parts, time, travel, malfunctions, etc. for billing or payroll purposes and for updating inventory and service history files.

Evaluates service center performance. Initiates improvement toward overall company profit objective.

Cooperates with company salesperson in territory to build company image and boost sales.

Accountable for administering area of authority with intensity, consistency, good judgment, and common sense. Delegates this authority to subordinates by teaching them the rules of good management practices.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

Commissions and Bonus structure 



401(k) matching

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance



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