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Technical Automotive Support Engineer

14-18 Cadogan Street, G2 6QN
Permanent
Full time
Ref:R-6913

At Direct Line Group, we’re crafting the future. With a mission to make insurance easier and better value for our customers, we embrace change in all its richness and variety. It’s not just what we do; it’s how we do it. We bring our whole selves to work every single day and embrace fresh thinking – after all, Britain is constantly changing and to protect the nation, we adapt with it.

It’s hard not to be passionate about the things that make us unique. Boldness, curiosity and enthusiasm go a long way. And they’re helping us transform the industry we lead.

The Green Flag Brand is currently embarking on a ground-breaking growth journey to revolutionise the Rescue landscape. Our Service Delivery Strategy is a core building block of the wider Strategy and as part of that we are looking to build on our strength across our Service Delivery Team.

We currently have an opening for Technical Automotive Support Engineers to join our Glasgow based team on full-time, permanent basis.

What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a Technical Automotive Support Engineer to provide real time automotive technical telephone support to a host of internal and external customers reducing cost to serve by driving repair rate capability by driving the success of Phone Fix in the Rescue Service Delivery Contact Centres and driving UK wide improvements in Roadside Repair rate with roadside technicians working on behalf of Green Flag.

We need someone who has a minimum of 10 years hands on experience in the diagnosis and repair of vehicle technology including;

  • Powertrain Control Systems – Petrol & Diesel
  • Vehicle Electronic Systems
  • Steering & Suspension Systems
  • Drive Train and Transaxle Systems
  • SRS Systems
  • ADAS Systems
  • Excellent customer facing skills and have experience in customer handling
  • Will be qualified to IMI Certified Automotive Engineer level or equivalent.
  • Passion for Customer Service
  • Ideally have a working knowledge / understanding of the challenges faced in Roadside diagnosis and repair.

What you'll be doing

  • You will operate as an integral part of the Green Flag Phone Fix process answering demand from the Rescue Service Delivery Contact Centre Advisor population in Leeds and Glasgow, connecting to customers in identified Phone Fix incidents, providing real time over the phone diagnostic questioning and appropriate advice to the customer and Advisor.
  • Be the first point of call for all Roadside Technicians requiring automotive technical assistance to lead and aid in the swift resolution of vehicle faults through the use of automotive technical information and databases combined with extensive automotive mechanical and electrical diagnostic and repair experience and knowledge.
  • As a technical information author, you will own the design and development of a technical information platform which can be accessed both internally by ATSE’s and externally by Roadside Technicians in a read and write capacity.
  • As an automotive engineering expert you will provide both validation and governance in the assessment of technical information received from Roadside Technicians ahead of publishing on the Technical Information Platform.
  • Working with the Vehicle and Customer Data Insight Manager and Roadside Service Delivery management teams, you will be responsible for the identification, development and roll out of technical training to the roadside network.
  • Additionally, assist the Service Delivery Contact Centre management teams in the development and roll out of vehicle awareness training modules and experiences.
  • Work autonomously and with minimal supervision to ensure elite Automotive Technical Support to internal and external customers and strive through a continuous improvement approach to develop a Green Flag Technical Centre of excellence.

What we’ll give you

We have a strong focus on developing you and your skillset and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you and your family as well as a range of other optional benefits.

Hours: 35 hours (Monday - Friday 9am-5pm)