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Senior Field Service Technician (Edmonton, AB)
Procter and Gamble Professional (PGP) is an exciting, growing and highly entrepreneurial business focused on improving the lives of our consumers when they are away from home. Our propositions include equipment and service systems, branded chemical products and technical support. The Technical Services Organization (TSO) is charged with the installation, maintenance, and customer service / technical support of those systems.
Within TSO, the Field Service Technical Specialist is responsible for the installation and proper execution of our on-premise laundry, Mechanical Ware Wash, and Daily Cleaner equipment. The Field Service Technical Specialist is also responsible for service standards and associated compliance measures. The role’s key objective is focused on installation and servicing the dispensing equipment. This job is field-based and works collaboratively with the TSO Service Operations Manager for Canada, and Field Sales.
Additionally, this work must be done in a way that supports year on year P&G Professional volume and profit results, improved customer retention and compliance, and delivers superior customer service.
Install OPL equipment on all types of currently available professional laundry equipment, install flush manifolds and install Housekeeping dispensers for P&G in room cleaners
Ensure all Daily Cleaning and Mechanical Ware Wash chemical dispensing equipment is installed according to the latest safety regulations and safe practice requirement, ensure installations are done in line with P&G’s required specifications
Independently program or reprogram modern machines equipped with a microprocessor, ability to program older card operated machines according to the end users requirements
Understand the chemistry involved in the washing process and the interaction of the different chemical / physical parameters that influence the end-result
Maintain technical “know how” and continue to build skills on new technical developments
Provide ongoing service for installed equipment to include preventive maintenance and reactive service calls
Train end-user customer employees on PGP products, programs, procedures and equipment functionality
Provide necessary materials to the end user such as wall charts, product information and SDS sheets
Proficient using a handheld to access laundry data websites, submit completed Site Surveys and complete preventative maintenance reports
Proactively schedule customer service visits via coverage plan based upon business need.
Manage the customer relationship where and when needed
Contribute to growing the business by working alongside the Field Sales team to help drive new business and grow sales with current customers.
Must be flexible to meet emergency needs based on customer requests, surge work, and new customer rollouts. Work should be planned in advance to maximize time and routing to minimize repeat trips in the same areas.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in English is a must. Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with others, both internal and external to PGP, at varying role levels (i.e. peers, customer and/or P&G management)
Technical expertise / aptitude to complete mechanical tasks, hands-on issue diagnosis with PGP equipment, products and procedures
Demonstrated problem solving and leadership skills, with the ability to influence others
Proficient in PGP laptop and handheld computer skills to include but not limited to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CRM tools
Manage, work and be able to adapt quickly to a varying schedule based upon business needs
Valid driver’s license with vision correction to minimally 20/40.
Perform equipment installation work that includes using a cordless drill and other small tools [work areas could include commercial laundry washroom and mop sink areas, and may include cold/hot and/or wet conditions. This also could include working in tight spaces and exposure to dust and dirt, and may require frequent bending at the waist and squatting
Perform mechanical tasks to adjust equipment and/or instruct unit personnel on how to adjust equipment
Willing to travel (could be up to 75% of time with or without advanced planning) and stay overnight if necessary. This role is field-based, and we are looking for candidates who live in or near Vancouver. Travel throughout BC is/will be required.
Properly use a PGP-issued laptop and all other technology required to deliver the business
How to Apply:
Please apply on P&G Careers and complete both your application AND assessments as soon as possible. We encourage you to review the information here for details on what to expect.
Assessment Overview: If your skills match our requirements, you will be asked to complete an online assessment(s). Please review our Assessment Overview here for more information on how to prepare. Assessment scores are valid for 12 months; to apply previous scores please click on the assessment link(s). If your score has expired, you will be prompted to re-write the assessments.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Underrepresented candidates including, but not limited to, People with disabilities, female, 2SLGBTQ+ and/or Black, Indigenous, Asian, Latin American, or two or more races are strongly encouraged to apply.
P&G is committed to accommodating any applicant with a disability, as required by law, during the recruitment, assessment, and selection process. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please click here to submit your request. If you require an accommodation for the assessment process: 1) submit your request, 2) complete the Peak Performance Assessment (not timed), 3) do not complete the Interactive Assessment until you have been contacted by Canada Talent Acquisition for documentation verification. Thank you in advance for your patience.
Sponsorship for work authorization is not available for this role. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure they are authorized to work in the location to which they apply.
P&G serves nearly five billion people around the world and has the strongest portfolio of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Tide®, Pantene®, Pampers®, Gillette®, and Old Spice®. Join us to grow your skills as a world-class leader! P&G Canada has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers (2021), Canada’s Top Employers for Young People (2021), and Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2021).
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