Technical Customer Care Manager



Purpose of Role:
A business critical role, supporting the Customer Care Team with technical knowledge and accurate details to ensure that all remedial works are deal with quickly and efficiently and are completed in one visit.

Reporting to: 
Head of Customer Care

Responsibilities include:
• Sense checking all customer care remedials that are logged to determine the issue, whether the required information has been captured properly, whether more photos are needed or more information is required.

• Assisting in the setting up of a matrix of activities and time lines for scheduling.

• Supporting the Customer Care team by reviewing the warranty status and technical details, and advising on the options available.

• Reviewing each job to determine the detail of the required work and providing guidance on timescales for each activity (Time and Team linked to skill sets of the teams of engineers against key activities).

• Support with factual investigations around issues to determine the source/case and associated actions required including providing feedback to Design and Procurement for all specification and supplier materials issues.

• Establishing items that require ordering and producing the order and picking list.

• Weekly analysis of key areas requiring review for feedback to the factory and production to ensure continued improvement and development, including regular reviews of the most frequently arising product issues with Design and Procurement.

• Providing technical advice and support for the Customer Care team as required.

• Supporting the Customer Care team in conversations with customers as required, conversing in a calm and professional manner to ensure full customer confidence, and assist in progressing issue resolution.

• Liaison between Prep Engineer / Engineers and the Customer Care team.

• Liaison with Stores for picks required for Engineers.

• Providing support to Engineers whilst on the road.

• Highlighting any key works for the Prep Engineer for each job and supporting pre-planned works on a weekly basis.

• Supporting and advising on the Engineer skills matrix training plans and the planning of the training around work schedules.

• Supporting the Head of Customer Care and the Customer Care Manager in their duties.

Experience, Skills and Attributes:
• Technical knowledge of the build of the product.

• Ability to review orders, specifications and drawings to establish the starting point and all factors internally up to the point of the issue arising.

• Attention to detail and ability to review large volumes of information to ensure the right specification element is purchased and provided to the engineers.

• Confident and polite manner with colleagues and customer, even in challenging situations.

• Confident approach when speaking with suppliers to acquire product assistance and to process warranty claims and credits.

• Willingness to review and challenge current processes to find ways of continuous improvement and increased efficiency and effectiveness.

• Ability to prioritise and manage multiple pressing priorities.

• Ability to remain calm, composed and to work under pressure.

• Ability to progress and resolve remedial works in a timely and cost effective manner.

• Flexible, determined and positive attitude.

• Computer literate including in the use of spreadsheets, emails and word documents. CRM databases experience advantageous. Training will be given on key IT tools.


Applicants should forward their CV/Letter of interest to Julie Britton, HR Manager, at Please ensure your application contains full details of your skills and experience to date.
To discuss the role further, please contact Stephen Arnett or Kyle Hawkes on 01933 354000
Closing Date for Applications:  3rd November 2017


An excited new generation joins Prestige & Homeseeker Apprenticeship Academy

An excited new generation joins Prestige & Homeseeker Apprenticeship Academy

After the launch of the Prestige & Homeseeker apprenticeship programme in June, 15 successful candidates are now settling into their new roles within the business. The 15 candidates based over two manufacturing sites, Kettering and Rushden, will now complete a two-year maintenance operations apprenticeship programme and work alongside skilled and experienced team leaders. They will complete 4 elements of trade: carpentry, decorating, plumbing and electrics.

New apprentice Loren commented: “Everyone is really nice and supportive and the atmosphere is good, I learnt a lot in my first week”.

Twins Alex and James said “It’s been really enjoyable, we see it as an exciting opportunity”.

Prestige and Homeseeker Academy was introduced to develop young talent from within, ensuring the business has the skills, knowledge and capability to continue to be a success in the future.


About Prestige and Homeseeker Park & Leisure Homes
Established in 1987, Prestige & Homeseeker are the UK’s leading park home and leisure lodge manufacturer.
They have an admirable reputation for iconic designs, quality and service which is combined with highly driven and motivated employees, making them one of the largest park home and leisure lodge manufacturers in the industry. Even though they have grown significantly over the years, with over 450 employees in and around the Northamptonshire area, they still retain that personal touch; a family company with ‘old fashioned values’.

For more information contact:
Samantha Baylis
Marketing Manager
Prestige & Homeseeker Park & Leisure Homes
8 Shipton Way
Express Business Park
NN10 6GL
Tel: 0845 0702345

Expanding Development Team at Prestige & Homeseeker

Expanding Development Team at Prestige & Homeseeker

Dave Hember has taken up the position of business development manager at Prestige & Homeseeker. He joins the successful company with a wealth of experience in the park home and leisure industry.

Debbie Foulke, Managing Director, comments: “The team and I are really pleased that Dave has joined us. He has some great industry knowledge, understands the product and the opportunities for us as a business, and has a great positive energy. Looking forward to the journey.”

Dave Hember said, “I am delighted to have joined Prestige and Homeseeker Park and Leisure Homes as Business Development Manager. I am part of a great team and we are lucky because we have a fantastic range of homes, designed and produced by some of the best people in the industry.

I have been in the industry for a number of years, and have had some really great support from literally hundreds of people, which is fantastic. This is a great challenge for me and I am really looking forward to it”.

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