Founded in 1866, The Sherwin-Williams Company is a global leader in the manufacture, development, distribution, and sale of paints, coatings and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers. The company manufactures products under well-known brands such as Sherwin-Williams, Valspar, HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams, Dutch Boy, Krylon, Minwax, Thompson's Water Seal, Cabot and many more. Sherwin-Williams branded products are sold exclusively through a chain of more than 4,100 company-operated stores and facilities, while the company's other brands are sold through leading mass merchandisers, home centers, independent paint dealers, hardware stores, automotive retailers, and industrial distributors. The company supplies a broad range of highly-engineered industrial and OEM coatings for wood and general industrial, coil, packaging, protective and marine, and transportation applications worldwide. Our 60,000 employees are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to find a career that takes you places.
The Field Support technician role is to provide IT support and maintenance for our North American Plants, Warehouses & Offices. This would include installing, diagnosing, repairing, maintaining, and upgrading all hardware, software, and equipment to ensure optimal performance. The technician will also troubleshoot problem areas (in person, by telephone, or via remote access) in a timely and accurate fashion, and provide end-user assistance where required.
Strategy & Planning
Contribute to process improvement plans.
Provide solutions to IT issues with attention toward problem prevention.
Participate in decision making according to established guidelines, standards and procedures.
Take ownership of all IT issues that affect your facilities and drive them to resolution.
Acquisition & Deployment
Assist with the identification and implementation of solutions that provide enhanced functionality and value.
Deploy service solutions that simplify processes.
Participate with office & plant relocations, mergers/acquisitions and sales representatives support.
Install, troubleshoot & support any network infrastructure and end user devices.
Provide installation and support for hardware, software, mobile devices and network components.
Provide advanced technical support for local network or system users. Troubleshoot and resolve IT issues within the specified SLT's.
Monitor all areas of the physical plant environment while maintaining the full operation of equipment and systems.
Measure and report on services rendered (monthly metrics and project status reports).
Coordinate routing and dispatching of complex PC issues, Network, Messaging, Server and other concerns to appropriate parts of the organization.
Recommend process and procedural improvements.
Act as the single point of contact for all IT related issues for your customers.
Interfaces and engages vendors in addressing complex technical issues.
Assist with Change Management preparations and implementations.
Assist with IT projects that affect your sites.
Attend meetings in participation with the team.
Provide 24/7 on-call support
Travel between sites will be required.
Must be willing to work outside the standard office hours when needed.
Formal Education & Certification
Knowledge & Experience
0-1 year IT experience.
0-1 year experience with computer hardware and/or software.
0-1 year experience in customer service related work.
Basic understanding of information technology infrastructure and computer platforms.
Basic understanding of computer administration concepts.
Fluent in English.
Proper and comprehensive verbal and written communications.
Responsive and alert to new learning opportunities, growth and development of technical, interpersonal and business skills.
Motivated and competent to contribute appropriate time and effort to work assigned.
Attentive to detail with focus on accurate results.
Organized and able to prioritize tasks.
Attentive and reactive to customer needs and concerns.
Able to contribute to team effort and individual achievement.
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future.
Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, citizenship status, marital status, or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract. VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.