General Motor

General Motor

BrightDrop - Service Network Lead


At BrightDrop, we are reshaping e-commerce by developing smarter, greener, and more efficient ways to deliver goods and services to your door, while delivering a brighter future for the cities where we live. We are building an ecosystem of all-electric, zero-emissions delivery solutions – from electric vehicles, to ePallets and software that leverages real-time data to drive intelligent optimizations for e-commerce. To deliver on our mission we are growing fast and building a team, based in Palo Alto, with offices in Atlanta and Detroit, that is customer-focused, agile and passionate about innovating for a more sustainable future.

From engineering to product management and operations, BrightDrop is looking for people who can combine a passion for technology and sustainability with high doses of curiosity and rigorous thinking to deliver a better future.

Backed by General Motors, BrightDrop is striving to improve the communities where we live and deliver a better future for generations to come. We hope you'll join us.

This is a unique opportunity to innovate and scale sustainable solutions to address the world's mobility challenges. We seek passionate and experienced individuals - come join us and let's innovate!

In this role, you will build out the BrightDrop global Service Network (both brick & mortar and mobile) to support BrightDrop vehicle and non-vehicle product maintenance and repair.

You will join a high performing, innovative, and culturally aligned BrightDrop Service Operations & Support Team helping define and enable world class service for our fleet commercial customers with a focus on uptime and customer loyalty.

Roles and Responsibilities :

  • Responsible for building out the global Service Network (both brick & mortar and mobile) to support BrightDrop vehicle and non-vehicle product maintenance and repair

  • Research and develop the strategy for network coverage driving 99% uptime of BrightDrop products

  • Establish and negotiate appropriate contracts with clear performance metrics for network providers to support all BrightDrop products

  • Build relationships with repairers to ensure engagement and BrightDrop defined experience

  • Oversee, direct and authorize service locations and technicians through Capability Studies ensuring the proper facilities, tools & equipment, training, processes, and performance

  • Develop the strategy for performance of the network, establish scorecards, and oversee the traction of overall performance with SLAs as well as continuous improvement

  • Help design and implement operational tools, training and standardized processes that are repeatable, scalable and in alignment with organizational goals and objectives

  • Develop and execute the process for gathering detailed vehicle and non- vehicle repair data for sharing with GM and BrightDrop engineering for future repair/design improvements

  • Work with technicians and dealership(s) to ensure systems and processes are in place to manage and process warranty claims according to BrightDrop policies & procedures

  • Evaluate BrightDrop's service customer experience based on customer and product data along with observations. Assist in continuous improvements / problem resolution to build customer loyalty and drive uptime

  • Ability to manage time and projects and measure/prioritize work effectively with limited supervision

  • Responsible to drive profitability through appropriate contracts, agreements, and customer experience delivering 99% uptime and achieve financial targets

  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • Additional Description

    Skills & Qualifications Required:

  • Minimum 10 years-experience in service engineering, automotive parts and service, and/or collision. Experience with electric vehicles preferred, but not required

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Knowledge of the dealer operating models, metrics and reporting

  • Knowledge of service, parts and warranty department operations and interconnectivity

  • Coordination and facilitation of meetings

  • Understanding of service and warranty metrics

  • Strong written and verbal communication

  • Experience with contracting and strong negotiation skills

  • Organized and self-directed

  • Continuous improvement mindset with extreme ownership

  • Provides feedback and coaching

  • Computer, data and analytic skills

  • Strong track record of driving for results

  • Strong and creative problem solving

  • Adaptability and comfort working with ambiguity

  • Experience managing outside contractors

  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively in matrix organization in alignment with our cultural

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    Job details


    BrightDrop - Service Network Lead


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 09, 2023

    Job type




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