Technical Supervisor – Field Service job at Chemonics International Inc

Vacancy title:
Technical Supervisor – Field Service

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Chemonics International Inc

Deadline of this Job:
23 November 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 16, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Technical Supervisor – Field Service
BIA Group is active in the sales, rentals and after-sales services of equipment intended for public works, mines, quarries and transport. The Group operates in Europe (Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg) and in more than 20 African countries and employs more than 1.300 people, including more than 850 engineers and technicians.

What will be your responsibilities?
• Analysis and technical problem solving skills, the Technical Supervisor must be able to come up with the action plan and solutions in agreement with the Service Manager
• Work together with the sales representative and PSSRs to promote Service Support and Maintenance Contract
• Prepare and plan Field intervention for the technical team in order to guarantee efficiency of their intervention. This should cover definition of the intervention, troubleshooting steps that may be required to be performed, ensure adequate PPE, Tooling, consumables, lubricants and oil sampling bottles are prepared for the visit.
• Supervision of diagnostics; until it is resolved to support the technicians
• Ensure follow up and support of the technicians remotely if required
• Share knowledge with the team and participates in their learning development, evaluate their competencies and submit development plan in agreement with the Service Manager and Training Department
• Seek proactively to improve the quality performance of interventions and ensure continuous improvement
• Be familiar with OEM procedures and ensure that interventions are aligned with them;
• Be familiar with the OEM and BIA HSE procedures and ensure that interventions are aligned with them to ensure optimal safety and health of his team
• Collect intervention report from Technicians and ensure their completeness and quality before sharing them with the Service Manager
• Check hours recording of the technicians
• Optimize the usage of manpower available to improve the Service Team productivity
• Ensure to be easily reachable to answer technicians technical support request and customers enquiry
• Be familiar and use daily BIA tools/references/documents (SAP, BO, DOS, SIOP, …) and OEM (Komtrax, EQPCare, Global Portal, etc.)
• Ensure follow-up, management of technical library of BIA Zambia
• Ensure follow-up, update and good working condition of the diagnostic tools of BIA Zambia of technical library of BIA Zambia
• Know and participate in updating the fleet of equipment in Zambia (including update of SMR)
• Perform regular field trip when required (at least 20% of the time)
• Work together with the other departments for reporting purpose or to obtain necessary support to perform their duty
• Ensure invoicing of contracts and field intervention and control of overdues
• Produce TSI report to solve technical problems met and requiring support from the OEM, as well as Service Report from receipt of equipment until the warranty expires
• Manage OEM warranty cases
Main KPI’s
Business Results
• Reach Turnover and Profit Target for the Aftermarket Department and in particular for the Service activity
• Promote sales of Service Contracts
• Hit Rate of Service Quotations
Operational Excellence
• Planning and recording of the technicians hours
• Fleet database and SMR update in EQP-Care
• Manage time to reply to customers (internal/external) and time to perform interventions
• Number, time to perform and scoring of TSI submitted and Warranty claim
• Service reports performed and submitted in time
• Komtrax activation and Usage to support fleet availability
• Overdues invoices
• Stock Management : stock rotation, dead stock, total stock value
• WIP management : Value
• Leading indicators : Take5, Task Observations, Hazard identification, JHA, PPE policy compliance
• Performance indicators : FAI, MTI, LTI, breach of procedure, damaged properties
• 5S scoring
• ISO 45001 certification ;
• Time to address and solve customer complaints related to service activity
• Dealer Operation Standard (DOS) Audit Performance
• Customer satisfaction survey results
• Follow up and improvement on diagnostic performance
• Redo rate
Who are we looking for?
• Diploma in Electromechanical Engineering or equivalent
• Knowledge and high level of experience with Heavy Equipment
• Field troubleshooting and preventive maintenance experience (min 6 years)
• Manual Drivers Licence
• Proficient in English both Oral and Written
• IT software knowledge (pack office + diagnostic and fleet management tools)
• Ability to draft technical reports
• Knowledge of troubleshooting procedures
Other Behavours
• Knowledge sharing attitude
• Able to work in harsh conditions and flexible working hours (quarry, remote working site, mine sites,…)
What’s in it for you?
• A permanent contract
• A competitive salary and an interesting package of extra-legal benefits
• A human sized company with international dimension, encouraging autonomy and team spirit
• Cooperate in a team with experienced and passionate colleagues within a success¬fully growing family-owned com¬pa¬ny
• Benefit from a challenging career opportunity with an extensive training program
• In this challenging job you get the possibility to take initiative and further develop the function

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Job application procedure
Interested applicants meeting the criteria specified should send their applications via email to by Friday, 18 November 2022 indicating the position in the subject line. Send application letter and CV ONLY in a Ms Word or PDF format.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 18 November 2022
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 16-11-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-11-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-11-2065
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