Sr. Manager, Service at Guzzler Manufacturing

Posted in Management 22 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Leeds, Alabama





Job Description:

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our plant. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit : www.federalsignal.com.

With nearly 100 years of collective experience in industrial vacuum loading, vacuum excavation and industrial high-pressure waterblasting, FS Solutions offers unsurpassed expertise and a unique breadth of product lines and trusted brands to meet the needs of industrial cleaning contractors and other industry professionals. Each of the FS Solutions rental centers located across the United States offers parts warehousing and factory training with equipment rentals. FS Solutions centers are located in Leeds, Ala.; Long Beach, Calif.; Streator, Ill.; Highland, Ind.; Gonzales and Prairieville, La.; New Brunswick, N.J.; Williston, N.D.; Toledo, Ohio; Lexington, S.C.; Beaumont, La Porte and Midland, Texas; Salt Lake City, UT and Tacoma, Wash.

Position Summary:

Responsible for directing, planning, and overseeing the execution of the FS Solutions (“FSS”) strategic plans relating to all service operations across each FSS location.  Provide leadership and development of the location management team to ensure professional growth, goal achievement and optimal customer satisfaction.

Position Responsibilities:


  • Develop and support the execution of key strategic initiatives for each FSS location that align with the overall company objectives and the annual operating plan

  • Develop and communicate objectives and expectations for direct reports and provide feedback on performance

  • Monitor team progress against goals and provide updates and reports to senior leadership

  • Achieve assigned organizational objectives regarding forecasted budgets for all service rental, refurbishing and service truck business, while being an active participant in the success of FS Solutions Aftermarket operations overall

  • Responsible for service sales, distribution channel selections, pricing and promotional activities

  • Representing the opinions and suggestions of the customers to the company so the company has feedback from its customers

  • Providing customers with product information and availability, estimated time of arrival of goods and product recommendations

  • Utilizing the tools, CRM and resources to document and communicate with all stakeholders

  • Develop, implement, and monitor a follow-up system for service recommendations and proposals

  • Provide support and direction in developing the team through training to support all customer requirements

  • Develop and monitor productivity and the labor force’s workload in conjunction with scheduling service appointments/deadlines.

  • Works with other business units to help develop best practices.

  • Ensure all safety and environmental policies and procedures are understood and adhered to by all employees and are integrated into daily activities

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree 

  • 5+ years of experience in equipment service management including P&L responsibility

  • Proficient at understanding and managing a P&L

  • Strong technical aptitude

  • Proven ability to effectively manage and lead a team

  • Strong strategic planning and organizational skills

  • A tenacious drive for improvement and achieving goals

  • Strong technical competency & process oriented

  • Proven results-oriented leadership style

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Self-starter with a high degree of initiative and motivation

  • Experience with digital marketing platforms, CRM systems and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.

Benefits of Employment

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law. If you require reasonable accommodation in the application process, call Human Resources at 630-954-2000. All other applications must be submitted online.

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