Client Services Manager

Operations - Plant - Support
Position Level
Individual Contributor

Position Overview/Summary

Reporting to the Branch Manager, Eastern Canada, this position is responsible for supporting the client services function in Dresser-Rand Canada - East; providing quotations; and acting as a primary liaison for correspondence and communication with clients. 


Position Qualifications (Required and Preferred)


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 2 years experience OR equivalent 10+ years of related industry experience
  • Experience managing costs, budget experience, etc.
  • Project Management experience
  • Client-driven attitude with focus on safety, quality, meeting the clients’ requirements and cost effectiveness


  • Experience in planning, estimating and procurements of engineering / materials
  • Experience and understanding of turbo-machinery and rotating equipment repairs
  • Strong client facing and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated time management capabilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple duties and responsibilities simultaneously

Position Responsibilities and Duties

Key Responsibility 1: Safety

  • Attend and participate in all safety meetings and complete required BBAs
  • Conduct Behavior Based Safety Audits and report any safety concerns observed
  • Ensure all employees in the department have completed the required safety training
  • Understand and adhere to the D-R safety culture / environment

Key Responsibility 2: Customer Relations

  • Responsible for maintaining relationships and client communication by conducting the following tasks:
    • Develop quotations and proposals
    • Respond to technical questions
    • Develop project plans for execution
    • Invoice and report presentations
    • Warranty resolution
  • Responsible for being first-line contact between client and / or sales Account Manager for repair work

Key Responsibility 3: Project Management

  • Work with Leadhands and Account Managers to develop quotations for repair work including associated detailed costs
  • Liaise with clients and discuss progress of work and project updates
  • Work with shop Leadhands and Shop Supervisor on tracking job progress, parts, etc.
  • Responsible for ensuring all job files are C-SOX compliant and follow GAAP rules, which include referring new clients for credit and export clearance
  • Responsible for ensuring 100% compliance with the Purchase Order matching the D-R Quote in Scope, Terms and Conditions, Commercial Terms and Value.  Review Purchase Order contractual Terms and Conditions
  • Accountable for reporting Bookings or Change Orders which are entered within 24 hours of receipt from the client
  • Responsible for:
    • Monitoring and facilitating schedule execution on time 
    • Monitor and expedite contracts
    • Coordinate and facilitate problem resolution due to scheduling conflicts
    • Sets client commitment dates for parts orders issued from inside sales
  • Responsible for functions consisting of, but not limited to, engineering standards, logging in and out necessary drawings, inspection forms and other related information and data
  • Verify as required shop routing sheets for procedure / specification / hold point requirements and applicability prior to start of job
  • Participate in project review and shipment meetings with DR management
  • Remove barriers to successful project execution as necessary and forecasting of work in progress
  • Provide concise and descriptive feedback to the Shop Supervisor on client requirements
  • Implement / participate in Warranty, Corrective Action, Preventative Action and Implementation
  • Assist in the inventory control / storage of customer property
  • Report any non-conformances

Key Responsibility 4: Budgetary Responsibility

  • Responsible for monitoring actual costs while updating the client on project progress
  • Actively involved in service center job administration from floor work, purchasing of parts and materials, job status and cost accounting 
  • Responsible for entering purchase requisitions for parts, labour and / or external services needed into electronic work orders


No agency submissions please. NOTE: Resumes submitted to any Dresser-Rand employee without a current, signed and valid contract in place with the Dresser-Rand Recruiting team in Canada will become the property of Dresser-Rand and no search fees will be paid.



Dresser-Rand is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.



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