Field Installation Supervisor

CalAmp   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Telecommunications.


5 - 7 years

Posted 270 days ago

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We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
  • Visionary leadership
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


Administrative Responsibilities

  • Primary responsibility for all technical and installation related issues
  • Assist RDE/Dispatch in daily reconciliation of installer related RDE problems and reports
  • Regularly review installation ADP time sheets to ensure efficient/effective utilization of hourly employees
  • Coordinate and manage installation staff and Expeditor related vacation and leave schedule
  • Monitor company van allocations, vehicle maintenance, gas cards, and driver violations for reporting to Operations planning
  • Responsible for installation staff and Expeditor adherence to established company policies
  • Provide in-house technical support to installation, support staff, and Expeditors
  • Coordinator and oversee monthly installer staff meetings and agenda in conjunction with management objectives
  • Administer yearly or interim performance appraisals for all instaltion staff
  • Formulate and oversee corrective action plans for underperforming LoJack installers and 3rd party installers
  • Responsible for initiating all personnel related actions on installation staff including recruiting, hiring, termination, salary adjustments and discipline. Provide documentation to Field Ops Manager for approval and execution
  • Monitor and maintain adequate job candidate pool for installers and Expeditors
  • Work with dispatch to maximize customer service satisfaction by resolving installer scheduling conflicts or other LoJack installation related problems within the market
  • Oversee and coordinate installation monthly/quarterly/year-end inventory counts and collection of associated documentation for the entire market due date
  • Provide information relating to the performance and status of all areas within your responsibility as requested by management
  • Coordinate and execute lot audits on all PIP Programs to insure all vehicles are being installed within the PIP agreement
  • Performance Score Cards are to be delivered and discussed in detail within a timely manner based on account designation
  • Coordinate and execute all new product equipment and programs as determined by operations planning
  • Deliever OSHA safely requirement based on state requirements

Quality Control

  • Maintain data integrity and tasks of CRM database for respected areas
  • Work to establish and maintain a high standard of technical excellence within the entire installation staff including all 3rd party entities
  • Review all Quality Assurance Inspections performed by Quality Assurance on the installation staff. Participate in random Quality Assurance spot checks as required
  • Establish and monitor corrective measures for improving quality in all installation/service areas
  • Update and maintain installation manuals and procedures in conjunction with corporate guidelines. Verify newly acquired information for accuracy and insure prompt disclosure to local installation staff and corporate 
  • Oversee local training of new installation personnel (LJ and 3rd party), as well as, the retraining of existing individuals as required.

Repair/Damage Assessment:

  • Coordinate and review immediate on-site damage evaluations and damage control resulting from LoJack related services
  • Negotiate all repair cost with service director to minimize cost of repair to LoJack
  • Provide technical customer serivce support for major problems with dealers and customers
  • Responsible for supervision of all LoJack related repair/service work within the market
  • Review all Service/Repair Evaluations conducted for  your market and ensure corrective actions are administered

Other Dutities

  • Maintain the company vehicle issued to you in accordance with the company vehicle policies
  • Complete a thorough inventory of all parts and equipment in your vehicle per company requirements or as request by management


Must Haves

  • Minimum 5 years 12 Volt experience
  • Knowledge of automotive wiring with excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Previous supervisory experience 
  • Strong interpersonal and motivational skills
  • General computer literacy including Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook and Excel)
  • Strong Customer Service skills
  • Able to work independently


Strong Pluses

  • Experience with automotive electronics such as GPS, car stereos, alarms or cellular phones