Group Warranty Manager
Group Warranty ManagerJob Type: Full Time, PermanentLocation: LeicesterWorking Hours: Monday to Friday 08.00am to 05.30pm with 60 mins lunchSalary: £CompetitiveBenefits
Pension Scheme22 Days Annual Leave and Bank Holidays
Watling JCB Limited is a privately owned and owner managed profit-making organisation and one of the most progressive JCB Dealerships in the World for the Sales and Customer Support of Construction, Industrial and Recycling & Waste Machinery products.We look for high calibre, forward-thinking, energetic people with a "can-do" attitude.
We want people who thrive in a diverse and challenging work environment, who are receptive to change and who wholeheartedly embrace the opportunity to take responsibility for themselves and the company's ongoing success.In such a dynamic and committed workforce, flexibility is essential, and many of our workforce, in accordance to what the job needs, operate with a huge degree of commitment and energy to ensure our long-term strategy to drive the business forward to increase shareholder profitability for ongoing success and growth to remain the JCB Dealer of choice is achieved.The Role – Group Warranty Manager:The Group Warranty Manager will ensure the effective management of all departmental and/or customer warranty claims, maximising warranty claim efficiency at all times and to achieve monthly financial targets as set out in the budget using the resource available and to control all costs associated with the running of the service department.Responsibilities:
Build and document knowledge about the customer business and technical setup on an as and when basis.Verification of parts and engineers labour times booked to warranty job cards.Processing and monitoring all warranty claims with relevant documentation to the manufacturer.Liaising with manufacturers and suppliers to ensure claims are processed efficiently and accurately.
And visiting them, as and when required, to discuss rejected warranty claims.Maintaining accurate records of all warranty claims, including financial data.Providing support and advice to the dealership’s service team regarding warranty issues.To input repair order codes, operational codes and warranty codes onto a database link.To update the in-house warranty database system with warranty credit notes and report to the data to the Product Support Director.To monitor the warranty database to control outstanding warranty debt, across the Group.To produce a month-end report which details all outstanding warranty invoices.To liaise effectively with the Depot Managers regarding any overpayments / underpayments of warranty and to seek authorisation before writing off any amounts on the ledger.To ensure health & safety procedures are followed at all times.To ensure all a high level of accuracy when submitting warranty claims to ensure the correct claiming of work is completed, within the allocated timeframes.Undertake other duties as directed commensurate with the level of the job function.
Person Specification – Group Warranty Manager:
You will have experience in a similar role working in the warranty/returns area field.It would be advantageous and desirable to have a technical background from manufacturing or engineering experience.The successful candidate will have proven experience in managing and developing internal and external relationships.You will have a positive and committed working demeanour to add value and motivate and lead a small team.You will be a natural problem solver with the ability to anticipate and highlight issues.The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate effectively across a range of audiences both orally and in writing.You will have an excellent administrative skill set with strong IT skills across Microsoft packages (Word/Excel/Outlook).An exceptionally organised professional with the ability to multi-task