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Job Title: Warranty Coordinator
Location: TICO Manufacturing, Ridgeland, SC
 
TICO is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and marketer of Terminal Tractors; with more than 5000 vehicles in operation around the world we are leading the industry in product innovation, new technology, and exceeding the expectations of our customers.
 
Launch your career with TICO!
 
We have an opening for a Service and Warranty Coordinator, which will act as a liaison, execute warranty administration, provide product and service information, and resolve any emerging problems that our customer accounts might face with accuracy and efficiency. Manage incoming information from the dealer and customer base as well as coordinate issue management.
 
Essential Functions
  • Manage large volume of incoming calls
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to manage the perception of the TICO brand on every call
  • Identify and assess customers’ needs to achieve satisfaction
  • Build sustainable relationships and trust with customer accounts through open and interactive communication
  • Provide accurate, valid, and complete information by using the right methods and tools
  • Handle customer complaints, provide appropriate solutions, and alternatives within the time limits; follow up to ensure resolution. Keep records of customer interactions, process customer accounts and file documents
  • Follow communication procedures, guidelines, and policies
  • Manage incoming warranty claims and tracking
  • Handle RGA & Part return filing
  • Administer the process for warranty parts request including tracking & documentation
  • Diagnose errors or technical problems and determine proper solutions
  • Produce timely and detailed service reports
  • Build positive relationships with customers
  • Understanding safety and environmental compliance of the department. 
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities within the departments. Implementation of Lean foundational blocks of Identification of Waste, 5S, Standard Work, and Visual Management.  Participates in Kaizen Events and takes on roles of subject matter expert where appropriate.  Participates in value stream map creation and goal setting for the department product lines.
Minimum Requirements
 
Experience
  • Minimum of 2-5 years’ of Service/Warranty experience, preferably with mid-size to heavy truck mechanical knowledge.
  • Proven customer support experience or experience as a client service representative.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Exceptional verbal communication skills; strong phone contact handling skills and active listening
  • Customer orientation and ability to adapt/respond to different types of characters
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, organize, and manage time effectively
  • Adept at problem solving & critical thinking
  • Exceptional written communication skills; ability to write clearly about highly technical subject matter
  • Thorough understanding of electronic systems and component materials
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • High attention to detail with a desire for excellence
  • Familiarity with TICO systems and practices
  • Must be able to participate in Lean principles and continuous improvement activities.
Education and Certification
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma.
  • Some college level courses preferred.
Excellent Benefit Package:
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance Anthem BCBS with TICO contributions towards premiums
  • Basic Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance - TICO 100% sponsored
  • Medical tax saving account options: FSA or HSA
  • Voluntary Supplemental Insurances: Voluntary Life, Disability, Accident, Cancer through Aflac.
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Drug Free Workplace
  • Paid Vacation available in 6 months
  • Paid 7 Holidays
  • Free Membership to Tickets at Work
Physical Requirement
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
 
Company Overview:
TICO is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and marketer of Terminal Tractors with more than 5000 vehicles in operation around the world. Manufacturing Facility in Ridgeland, SC. TICO is the industry leader in product innovations, new technologies, and exceeding customer expectations.
 
Our vision is to have the most competent workforce available. We are proud to provide excellence in our products and invite you to join our team.
 
Position Expectations:
  1. SAFETY: Follow TICO General Health & Safety Rules, ensure safe operating conditions within area of responsibility, and notify coworkers and supervisors of hazardous acts and conditions. Proper use of PPE; use only defect-free equipment. Promote safety in department. Use proper lifting techniques and overhead hoist when needed. Maintain clean and safe working environment in line with 5-S Philosophy. Participate in hazardous communication training and safety meetings.
  2. QUALITY: Responsible for the quality of work. This requires defect-free work and understanding of the requirements of the company’s quality system as it pertains to job duties and responsibilities. Must be able to check work to ensure conformance to process control instructions, specifications, and quality standards. Identify and segregate non-conforming product. Identify the need for and assist in initiating and implementing corrective and preventive actions when appropriate.
  3. FLEXIBILITY: Able and willing to work in other areas as needed. Must be flexible in taking lunch and breaks when workflow requires. Willing to work additional hours as necessary.
  4. INITIATIVE: Actively participate in continuous improvement of products and processes to better serve customers and improve the overall profitability of TICO. Actively seek out work in other areas when current assignment is complete. Make suggestions for improving product safety, quality, deliver, cost, processes and company profitability.
  5. TEAMWORK: Positive working attitude toward other employees; be a team player. Work with others constructively and abide by company policies and procedures. Working together as a team for continuous improvement is vital to ensure the future of TICO and its employees. Teamwork will be required to be effective in daily production assignments as well as special improvement projects.
  6. CAREER DEVELOPMENT: Attend and participate in a variety of meetings, training programs, and task force groups to integrate activities, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems, and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to changes to equipment or process, new developments, requirements, procedures, and policies.
  7. LEADERSHIP: Lead the team, provide innovative thought leadership on strategies to grow market share, increase profitability, and meet long-term business goals.
  8. ACTION-ORIENTED: Enjoy working hard; is action-oriented and energetic; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seize more opportunities than others.
  9. CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: Step up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; read situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation.
  10. DEALING WITH AMBIGUITY: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
  11. DRIVE FOR RESULTS: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
 
Position: Warranty Coordinator
Location: Ridgeland, SC
Job Type: Full-Time
FLSA: Non-Exempt

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TICO is an equal opportunity employer. Our organization is firmly committed to abide by all the laws pertaining to fair employment practices. This commitment is supported by policies and procedures that foster a nondiscriminatory workplace. All persons having the authority to hire, transfer, pay, train or promote personnel shall support, without reservations, a non-discriminatory policy of hiring or transferring to any vacancy any qualified applicant without regard to race, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability or any other protected status.