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Field Service Area Manager





New York, New York, United States


Job Description:Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, [Register to View]

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Position Summary:

  • The Area Service Manager is a role within the SD&A Services team with a focus on Customer Experience and delivering “best in class” service. This role leads the service activities of the field service teams to execute the vision and direction of the service organization. The Area includes a specific portion of a country, and may include several states and/or territories.

NOTE: Applicants must reside or relocate within 2 hours (maximum) of International Airports located in: New York, NY / New Jersey / PA metro area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates various service activities e.g. new installations, repairs, and preventative maintenance; manages work schedules to ensure appropriate support is maintained as required.
  • Manages field service teams to consistently meet or exceed performance metrics & department KPIs (response time, PM completion, call resolution and closure, mean time between critical failures, part RMA, etc).
  • Responsible for driving customer satisfaction within the territory. Works closely with other Leidos functional organizations to assist in providing robust customer solutions, while providing integral feedback of customer service requirements.
  • Provides leadership on and manages complex projects involving multiple technical and administrative disciplines. Drives increases in incremental revenue and identifies cost containment opportunities within the Area.
  • Develops and manages critical account escalation procedures in collaboration with applicable service program manager(s).
  • Monitors and manages training and development of technical staff. Mentors field service team, identifies team members’ strengths & weaknesses, visualizes development needs and works with
  • Leidos training department as required. Actively manages cross-training of team and schedules accordingly.
  • Manage direct report overtime, work schedules and ensures proper contract time charging
  • Drive Efficiency and process improvement
  • Build and maintain a culture of “ownership” of locations assigned
  • Maintain stakeholder relationships at airports, government facilities and commercial customers
  • Manage internally assigned department / Area Key Performance Indicators (KPI)
  • Drive data governance within the direct team for all entries into CRM systems used in the maintaining of customer equipment
  • Establish clear understanding of the workflow requirements for all field service technicians (FSTs) and to set clear expectations for accurate, real-time work order updates for TSA equipment.
  • Working with the Service Operations Manager, develop and maintain staffing plan for area
  • Improve reliability of equipment through proper preventive maintenance and proactive maintenance
  • Works with regional “Safety Lead” to ensure that all safety protocols are adhered to.
  • The position requires strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse work staff. The individual must be capable of decisive and prudent action in the absence of direct managerial guidance.

Position Requirements:

  • Typically requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years or prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience. 10 years of experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelors.
  • Computer literacy, competency in use of all programs within MS Office Suite (particularly Microsoft Excel) and aptitude for learning specialized software programs.
  • A strong orientation for customer focus and teamwork.
  • Timely submission of required documentation is essential.
  • Must be responsive to all customer issues during non-standard work hours such as evenings, weekends, and holidays. Must be willing and able to travel at short notice
  • Excellent product familiarity and demonstrated troubleshooting and repair proficiency is required.
  • Must be able to pass and maintain an in-depth background check (TSA vetting)

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection & Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers. Leidos’ SDA Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers.

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Pay Range:Pay Range $72,150.00 - $111,000.00 - $149,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.