Reference : 584451

Technical Services Manager

  • General Management
  • United Kingdom Nuneaton
  • Permanent / Regular (US)
  • Posting date : 01/18/2021

Who are we ?

Technical Service Manager – International Decorative Surfaces (IDS)

Competitive Salary – Based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire

IDS are a part of Saint-Gobain - Winners of ‘TOP EMPLOYER UK AND GLOBAL' five years running (2016-2020)

We’re looking for an exceptional Technical Service Manager to join our IDS Commercial Team. Reporting in to the Commercial Director, you will ensure IDS nominated products are legally compliant; implement procedures and training to minimise the value of potential claims and support the business with technical services.

IDS are the UK's largest distributor of surfacing materials, specialising in flooring, worktops, laminates, panel products and solid surface. So, if you’re looking to join a brand that is passionate about its employees, where virtually no day is the same, then we have the perfect role for you!

As a Technical Service Manager with IDS, you will:

  • Batch testing of imported flooring products
  • Co-ordinate technical / fitting knowledge training of nominated and exclusive products
  • Develop and maintain Product Specification manuals
  • Develop a claims prevention training program for all relevant products
  • Carry out claim prevention training at each branch on a rolling basis
  • Oversee claims and present findings to senior management as necessary
  • Produce and implement a flooring induction training program for new starters
  • Support Product Managers/ Directors in developing and delivering training presentations at each branch
  • Develop correspondence that complies with SGBD legal compliance

First and foremost, we always want to recruit talented people that align well with our values and way of working; we innovate, we collaborate, we’re agile, we act with entrepreneurial spirit, and we’re supportive of and close to our customers.

So if you have…

  • Hands on experience of testing and fitting wood and laminate flooring
  • The ability to manage your workload and work on your own initiative
  • Experience of communicating detailed information to senior management in a clear and concise manner
  • Experience of building meaningful relationships with overseas suppliers
  • Excellent communication skills in order to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Proven experience of resolving claims

...we may just be the right fit for each other! Does this sound like you?

We also offer a range of fantastic benefits, including:

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Company Car
  • Bubble – Flexible benefits package with a huge range of discounts from high street brands and supermarkets.
  • A defined contribution pension scheme.
  • 31 days’ holiday (including bank holidays) increasing with service.
  • A defined share purchasing scheme.
  • As an employee with IDS, you are automatically covered by the Saint-Gobain Life Assurance Scheme.
  • Staff discounts and various other benefits.

If you’re up for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you!

The world of work is changing, and at Saint-Gobain we are open to new ways of working in order to attract talented people to our business. We understand that everyone has different needs and commitments. Therefore, we are very open to discuss any flexible requirement or need that you may have for this role. We can’t guarantee to meet all requests for flexibility when we are recruiting. But, we promise to listen.

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