Regional Service Manager Midwest

$ Confidential

Schaumburg IL


The Regional Service Manager supports the Dyson Service network by managing all service activities in a defined region responsible for P&L responsibilities, oversight of Dyson Service centers, accountable for all key KPI service levels of both internal and 3rd party service providers in the defined region.  Duties will include direct supervision of service center staff, providing on site training, assuring policy adherence, field audits and remote technical support to the defined region.  This Position reports to the National Director, Technical Service. This position requires 80% travel.  Based away from the Dyson office this position should be based in the Midwest market, Chicago/Schaumburg area preferred.  

Market Overview

Dyson landed in the US in 2002 and within 24 months our technology was market share leader. Our bustling HQ is based in the historic Montgomery Ward Building, overlooking the Chicago River. A few hours down the road in Aurora, our dedicated US Customer Care team now numbers 250 people. And in total, there are over 600 Dyson people working across the US in multiple functions.

But Dyson US is still growing. It’s poised to double its footprint and take on new categories. Already a target for our competitors, challenging times are ahead. And our battle-hungry US team are truly fired up.

Function Overview

Our Retail Sales teams epitomise the entrepreneurial spirit that has defined Dyson since day one: ambitious, commercially savvy, and strategically agile. We work with some of the world’s biggest retailers, implementing the most profitable long term business plans and driving innovative ways to put our technology into more hands. It requires managing multiple networks of Dyson people. And overseeing many different retail areas – from instore fixtures to online activation. It takes ownership, courage and tough negotiations. Being constantly driven to see clearer solutions and drive better sales.




Meet or exceed Key performance indicators of service levels with in defined region

·         Responsible for all performance factors with in Region

    • Net Promoter score
    • Parts use
    • Part use/part order ratio
    • Shipping costs
    • Labor costs
    • Repair revenue
    • Repair turnaround times
    • Any other measurements communicated as deemed necessary

Oversee Solution Center Locations within Region

·         Ensure best practices at Service locations

    • Service Technician staff
    • Inventory control
    • Experience Specialist staff
    • Point of sales systems
    • Reporting functions

Technical Training within region

·         Ensure initial trainings

·         Provide ongoing training to ensure existing service partners are efficient and to support partners headcount changes

    • Manage technical training to on new product launches
    • Dealer X-net training and installation assistance


Manage relationship with 3rd party service locations within Region

·         Recruit/Develop current network to ensure service needs are being met through efficient coverage

·         Service Center Audits from a remote P&L perspective as well as an onsite standpoint

·         Review 3rd party service partner KPI and consumer satisfaction data to ensure all partners are meeting the Dyson standard of Customer Service

·         Audit Service Center partners for potential Warranty fraud.

·         Ensure proper support materials are available to service partners

·         Ensure 3rd party service locatiosn fit within Dyson Brand and support the Dyson Consumer support experience


Technical Support

    • Provide Technical Support of fault diagnosis and proper repair/troubleshooting direction to repair network via both Phone and email on a timely basis
    • Provide real time feedback on Technical support 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 reports on Service activities within region
  • Timely submission of travel itinerary information and company expense reporting


Office based support

  • Operate as needed as backup to the Technical Trainer-Chicago position to ensure technical support office functions are handled during scheduled absences.
  • Operate as backup for office based Technical trainings as needed


Other Duties

  • Support National Director, Technical Service in evaluating needs and opportunities to best support Dyson consumer repairs in region.
  • Assist National Director, Technical Service in developing new product training
  • Assist National Director, Technical Service in evaluating ongoing training needs
  • Support all repair products training activity through personal liaison. Ensure all process activity is communicated and Dyson service levels are understood and exercised.
  • Assist National Director, Technical Service in investigation escalated repair instances
  • Assist National Director, Technical Service in managing National partner relationships within region.
  • Actively pursue any opportunities to deliver better customer service
  • Actively pursue and opportunities at cost savings or revenue generation
  • Other duties as required



Experience and Education


Dyson Behaviors

·  Four plus years Product Training experience preferred


·  Retail environment experience preferred


·  Sales/Account management experience preferred


·  High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s Degree preferred


·  Basic Electrical knowledge required


·  Basic Mechanical knowledge required


·  Experience in position with heavy travel requirements preferred


·  Experience managing P&L functions



·  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 manage P&L functions required


·  Ability to manage 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.

Posted: 15-Dec-2016

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