Our client is a major international group, present in more than 170 countries with a global headcount of over 6.000 employees, they are providing material handling solutions to the industrial and agricultural sectors worldwide. In order to further develop their service offering and associated processes, we are searching for a


Service Director (m/f)

Ref. HL10/789


for their Sales, Rental, Service & Repair division. Based in Luxembourg and currently reporting to the CEO of the division, the Service Director will be responsible for the development of maintenance and repair related service activities and processes globally. He/she will operate at corporate level, driving the harmonization of service processes as well as associated projects like IT system implementations or obtaining relevant quality certifications. As the key interface for Service support (maintenance & repair) for all operational countries, he/she will be in charge of:


Major responsibilities


Certifications & audits

  • Manage audits and certification processes for the Service department.
  • Coordinate audits on ISO.



  • Optimization and definition of parts purchasing and procurement processes.
  • Monitor and assess the quality of machines and the selection of parts suppliers.
  • Analyze all repair and spare-parts costs. Work closely with the Procurement department to optimize the process. 
  • Contact person for the Group’s Parts Business Unit.
  • Follow-up on claims and negotiation of appropriate solutions with customers.



  • Responsible for safety and environmental initiatives of the Group.


Project Management

  • Support the internal Service Portal Application development and roll-out for Service processes
  • Collaboration on the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) project.



  • Draft of reporting and budget service activities in collaboration with Finance and BI teams
  • Perform any other tasks as required.


Profile requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Sales or industrial Engineering.
  • At least 5 years of experience in service-related activities or in a rental services company.
  • Significant people management experience.
  • Service minded / client oriented.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Coaching and ability to motivate people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Fluency in English is required, knowledge of any other language like German, Spanish or Dutch would be considered as an asset.
  • Stress resistant and flexible.
  • An eye for quality, safety, order and cleanliness.
  • Sense of responsibility and initiative.
  • Good command of MS Office.


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