Product Support Consultant - Top Gun

Ricoh Americas Corporation Garden City , NY 11599

Posted 3 months ago

Will consider NE Territory- must sit in the NE region

POSITION PROFILE

Supports color production digital products and associated connected environment, both hardware and software. Depending upon size of region color production installed base, may have additional responsibility for providing High Volume (Segment 6) or Printing Systems technical support.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Specializes in providing Region level hardware and software support for the color production products. May provide same support for other Image Systems products as well

  • Provides remote and on-site technical direction and diagnostic assistance to service technicians in resolving complex or unusual hardware or software failures or problems

  • Assignments are typically "escalated" in nature and non-routine

  • Serves as the Level 1 link in the problem escalation & resolution process

  • Serves as the Region communication link for disseminating critical technical information

  • Provides Region level specialist support

  • Serves as the Region Level 1 support link for all production color related technical issues. Delivers support both in person and by phone

  • Provides remote and on-site technical direction and diagnostic assistance to PC service technicians in resolving complex or unusual hardware or software failures or problems

  • Communicates regularly with Help Desk regarding new technical problems and fixes

  • Conducts technical seminars focusing on enhancing knowledge/skill level of service technicians

  • Attends manufacturer/vendor technical seminars and communicates with service technicians, sales and customers concerning training, product support and technological changes

  • Participates in PC Installations as much as possible, with special emphasis on assisting recently trained PC technicians

  • Distributes technical information to service technicians and service management as required

  • Serves as a role model and exhibits professional appearance and behavior at all times, under the most difficult situations

  • A positive influence/champion within the team/organization

  • Proactively seeks ways to improve product reliability, customer satisfaction, CST skills and knowledge and aftermarket financial results

  • Analyzes equipment performance reports and makes appropriate recommendations to management

  • Manages Territory

  • Provides emergency call back-up support in unusual circumstances

  • Effectively executes any required territory management and call handling procedures

  • Works closely with sales to maximize base growth opportunities

  • Assumes responsibilities of Field Service Manager as required

  • Maintains and manages own parts inventory with a high degree of accuracy

  • Completes all required administrative tasks in an accurate and timely manner

  • Available to work shifts, stand-by, and/or on-call as required

  • Complies will all company policies

  • Customer Service

  • Effectively handles communications, and the most difficult customer situations

  • Acts as a communication link on unresolved technical problems/issues

  • Interacts with external customers for the purpose of determining service needs on equipment and ensuring overall high level of customer satisfaction with the service performed

  • Maintains productive, professional relationship with all company personnel.

  • Responsible for maintaining a "car stock" inventory with a value of $1,000 to $6,000

  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Certifications)

  • Typically requires:

  • Technical and quantitative skills typically gained through completion of formal training and 4+ years of related experience including a minimum of 1 year of experience as an Image Systems Technician

  • Requires Basic Connectivity (IBC) certification and other product-related competencies. Must be currently servicing color products at least 50% of time

  • Requires a valid state driver's license and minimum level of auto insurance coverage per company policy for positions entailing extensive use of personal car while on company business

Ricoh is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


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Product Support Consultant - Top Gun

Ricoh Americas Corporation