Service Manager/Technician

Our client is a national provider of innovative and efficient packaging solutions based in Melbourne’s south-east. At this time we are seeking a motivated Service Manager to perform a hybrid-type management/service role in managing and leading a team of technicians and assisting with on-site installation and servicing of systems in the field. On a daily basis, your duties and responsibilities will include:

As a Service manager:

  • Supporting sales staff with technical inquiries
  • Managing spare parts inventory and supplier negotiations
  • Liaising with suppliers both onshore and offshore on technical issues
  • Attending production and business planning meetings
  • Engaging with customers to ensure client satisfaction
  • Working alongside technicians on escalated issues as well as performing hands-on breakdown response when required

As a Hands on Technician:

  • Installation of packaging machinery in the field
  • Attending to breakdowns and troubleshooting
  • Conducting preventative maintenance
  • Customer training

Our ideal candidate will hold the following skills/qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience in a technical support role
  • Minimum 2 years in a technical management/team leader role highly desirable
  • Solid knowledge of the food packaging/printing industry and related machinery
  • Sound knowledge of mechanical/electrical/mechatronic based equipment in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Good understanding of computer programs – Microsoft Office, MYOB etc.

On offer is a competitive base salary and super and a car allowance. This role represents a great opportunity for an existing service manager or experienced technician looking to move into a role with a higher management focus.

If you meet these criteria and are interested in this role, hit the Apply button and upload your resume. Alternatively, you can call Andrew Witt on 0418 796 262 for a confidential discussion.

Please quote job number 10510 in all communication and correspondence.

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Service Manager/Technician
Melbourne - East ~ VIC
Job Group:
Trades & Manufacturing
Job Classification:
Service Technician