Lead Service Technician

Competitive Base + Bonus

Edina, MN (near Minneapolis)


The Lead Service Technician manages all service and repair activities at the Dyson service center.  Your day will include direct supervision of service center staff, quality assurance, on-site training, assurance of policy adherence, accountability for all key KPI service levels, inventory management, hands-on service/repair of Dyson products and other duties as required. 

Market Overview

We’re Dyson. A global technology enterprise. We're about better ideas and better technologies. It's about finding better ways with the right people to work with us. Reinventing as we go.

In 1993, James Dyson launched the first bagless vacuum cleaner.  But a lot has changed since then. As we continue to grow, we’re exploring new frontiers and traversing the unknown.

In 2012 we were 3120 people. Today we're over 10,000. We transform every category we enter. Our future is bright and the next few years are set to be our busiest yet.  3000 new engineers. 100 new machines. Revolutionizing new categories. All by 2020.

Join us to help shape our future. And yours.

Function Overview

We currently have 24 Dyson Service Centers across the United States.


Sales - Drive repair revenue to meet established targets

  • Ensure service levels are met or exceeded
  • Track and monitor key performance indicators including Net Promoter score measurements to ensure high customer satisfaction levels
  • Ensure parts usage is aligned with target and adjust as necessary
  • Supervise P&L, including shipping and labor costs, keeping within budget 
  • Meet or exceed key performance indicators of service levels within service location
  • Actively pursue any opportunities for cost savings or revenue generation

Operations/Customer Service - Ensure best operational practices at service location to deliver established center goals

  • Work alongside center staff as needed to repair products and help customers as needed
  • Supervise performance of site staff to ensure optimal results
  • Arrange and manage site schedule to ensure optimal coverage
  • Handle and resolve escalated service, technical and customer issues
  • Oversee and manage onsite inventory control of parts and finished goods
  • Manage point of sales system and reporting functions
  • Actively pursue any opportunities to deliver better customer service
Training - Support training initiatives by partnering with Regional and National Managers to deliver high quality and effective training for employees 

  • Collaborate to develop new product training and continued product knowledge
  • Ensure all process activity is communicated and Dyson service levels are understood
  • Continually evaluate training needs and opportunities to best support consumer repairs within the service center

Data & Reporting - Utilize data to communicate success of service center to business

  • Establish methods and tools to collect and analyze performance data
  • Provide real time feedback on Technical issues to support Technical Service Team in improving customer service quality and product reliability opportunities
  • Capture and report any emerging product reliability and safety issues
  • Submit Weekly required reports on service activities within the service center

Fulfill other duties as required

  • Relish opportunities to pick up new activities that fall broadly in the purpose of the role
  • Take initiative to think outside the box and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Identify problems and find solutions
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull up to 50lbs


Experience and Education

  • At least three years Product repair experience preferred
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Basic Electrical knowledge required
  • Basic Mechanical knowledge required
  • Experience in hands on repair and technical experience required
  • Experience supervising P&L functions
  • Experience supervising small teams preferred

  • Ability to understand the Dyson brand and uphold its integrity
  • Strong presentation skill required
  • High level of computer literacy including intermediate level experience with Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivator with strong ability to work independently/remote required
  • High level ability to troubleshoot product faults and provide proper resolution
  • High level of customer service orientation required—a desire to help or serve others, to identify and meet their needs
  • Ability to supervise P&L functions required
  • Ability to supervise staff required
  • Strong ability to crunch numerical data to create action plans required
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • A meticulous approach to planning and organizing including a proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet strict deadlines
  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships with people at all levels of a business
  • Knowledge of Dyson products would be a distinct advantage

Benefits Overview

Dyson US monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries, holidays and retirement plans. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy profit-related bonuses and life and disability cover. But financial rewards are just the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to fuelling and realising ambition.
Dyson is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with Dyson and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, please send an e-mail with your contact information, the job number of the position for which you are interested in applying, and the nature of your request to careers.us@dyson.com or call (312) 706-2260(312) 706-2260. Determinations of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

Dyson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Posted: 16-Mar-2018

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