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Technical Support Specialist (French Speaking) - Glasgow

Ref: 316 Date Posted: Wednesday 17 Oct 2018
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented, French speaking Technical Support Specialist to join our Service division based in our headquarters in Scotland. This is challenging role where no two days are the same, however if you enjoy solving problems and have a genuine desire to grow with an award winning organisation, this could be the perfect role for you.
THE ROLE: Reporting to the Global Technical Manager, and working alongside the HQ Technical Support Team, you will be responsible for providing a high level of technical support to the large network of Peak customers, distributors and OEMs in France and other supported areas.
You will be responsible for;
  • Providing technical support in conjunction with the Service Management System (SMS).
  • Responding to all incoming technical enquiries (telephone and email) in a professional, prompt and efficient manner to ensure total customer satisfaction.
  • Prioritise incoming emails in order of urgency and respond accordingly.
  • In conjunction with the Interim Operations Manager, based in France, ensure all phone calls resulting in FSE on site assistance are responded to and organised within SLA of 2 hours.
  • Working with the wider HQ Technical Support team on any escalated issues taking in excess of 24 hours to resolve.
  • Using the SMS, ensure all relevant field visit data is captured by FSE’s with system generated visit reports being promptly sent to customers.
  • Monitoring field stock consumption and work with the Interim Operations Manager to maintain service stock levels.
  • Responding to customer enquiries for paid service/repair visits by quoting in conjunction with Service Sales representatives.
  • Submitting warranty parts requests, where applicable, to Peak HQ Support team.
  • In conjunction with the Senior FSE, manage the service area to ensure that in house repairs have a turnaround time of 48 hours and are logged on the SMS accordingly.
  • Working closely with the FSE’s, ensure cost effective and efficient planning of the monthly workload ensuring that any breakdown visits meet the customer response time SLA.
THE CANDIDATE: You will be fluent in French, both spoken and written, and have experience of mechanical/electrical fault diagnosis. With a strong knowledge of mechanical systems, you will be technically fluent with excellent communication and interpersonal skills allowing you to build relationships with customers at all levels, both internally and externally. You will be self-motivated, with the ability to work autonomously and to tight deadlines. 
THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 450 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016, one of which was for our service offering. Over the last five years the company has enjoyed impressive annual growth between 25 and 30%, overall and 60% growth across the service division, selling 90% of our gas generator products overseas to over 126 countries. Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate out non-corporate feel in a fun atmosphere.
There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the Apply button.
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