Parts Technical Support Specialist

at Advantage Technical
Location Chesapeake
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Call Centre / CustomerService
Job Type Not Specified


The OEM vision is to be the world leader in sustainable power solutions, and world-leading supplier of engines and complete powers systems for marine and industrial applications. We have a history of innovation and enjoy strong market positions based on our current product and service offer with customers in over 130 countries around the world. We are now looking for Parts Technical Support Specialist to join our amazing team in Chesapeake, Virginia. This role is pivotal in meeting OEM's targets concerning customer satisfaction.

  • Responsible for creating, planning and distributing technical and parts information to OEMs, aftermarket and end users of all products engineered by OEM.
  • Manage daily communication with authorized marine and industrial dealers, OEMs and internal OEM departments concerning parts and accessories selection application and use.
  • Coordinating the development of the Parts and Accessories program to assure the continued support of non-current products in accordance with OEM corporate policies while limiting the proliferation of the number of spare parts.
  • Developing a network of subject matter experts for gathering product knowledge and for reviewing technical information.
  • Researching all aspects of new products to insure complete, thorough coverage of these products in the technical information. In turn, you will also be creating technical information that is thorough but concise, and that meets prevailing standards for technical writing and documentation, and ensuring compliance with all recognized standards that cover the application of safety warnings in product support information.
  • Creating illustrations that meet all corporate standards, clearly illustrates the message in the technical information, and efficiently facilitates electronic distribution of our technical information.
  • Working with Product Development, Engineering and our Aftermarket divisions to insure that product changes are accurately covered in the technical information.
  • Providing daily communication and training with authorized marine and industrial dealers, OEMs and internal OEM departments concerning parts and accessories selection application and use, the Electronic Parts Catalog (EPC), our OEM Partner Network, as well as information on parts department policy and procedures.
  • In this role, you will be afforded the opportunity to work with some exceptionally skilled colleagues and experience some truly exciting challenges that will benefit you both professionally and personally.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • To be successful in this role, you will need an exceptional analytical and technical acumen, as well as attention to detail.
  • You will need to be solution-oriented and well-organized.
  • Extensive knowledge in either the automotive or marine engine industry.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills are necessary as is the need for fluency in speaking and writing English in order to communicate successfully with internal and external stakeholders at different levels of the organization locally, nationally, and globally.

Education & Experience:

  • Minimum of a 4-year Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as automotive or mechanical engineering, or related field that entails the marine engine industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of three (3) years' creating and/or planning technical and parts information. Having this experience in the marine, automotive, or other transportation industry is a major PLUS.
  • Minimum three (3) years' technical or service experience in marine, automotive, or other transportation industry.

About Advantage Technical

Advantage Technical is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, mental and physical disability, political affiliation, union membership, status as a parent, military or veteran status or other non-merit based factors. We will provide reasonable accommodations throughout the application, interviewing and employment process. If you require a reasonable accommodation, contact us. Advantage Technical is an E-Verify employer. This policy is applicable to all phases of the employment relationship, including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

All employees are directed to familiarize themselves with this policy and to act in accordance with it. All decisions with respect to employment matters and other phases of employer-temporary employee relationships will be in keeping with this policy and in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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