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Technical Support and Training Specialist - Video/Photo Products


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  • United Kingdom
  • Elstree, Hertfordshire
  • Technology
  • Specialist/ Professional
  • Full-time Permanent

Job Purpose and Summary

The Technical Support and Training Specialist role is part of Canon’s Customer Services Department based in Elstree, Hertfordshire. This job role is to provide technical support and training to Canon’s and its Service Partners’ technical staff throughout the serviceable life cycle of photo video products. The products supported ranges from consumer to professional models. The work is varied, fast paced and rewarding and will provide sufficient opportunities to challenge and development your technical knowledge and skills as part of the Technical Support team.

What we give

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.

You will have the opportunity to handle assigned technical escalations, these will require your skills and knowledge to resolve them within agreed timescales following resolution and escalation procedures and liaising with various departments within Canon. The source of these enquires will be both internal and external and will relate to problems that technicians, helpdesk agents and customers are experiencing with repairing or using Canon products. As Canon is pro-active in bring to market new products, this role will require the successful candidate to attend training courses, which maybe overseas.

Following on from this training, the develop and deliver technical training courses to technicians will be required. The Technical Support team is responsible for supporting products through their life cycle; this is achieved by analysis of data such as parts usage, repair times, technical issues and working closely with the repair centres.

These tasks are part of the daily work conducted in this role. Canon has a network of service partners to support its vast range of products, this job role will involve the training and day to day technical support of these facilities

Self Development is important at Canon and you will be encouraged to take further training to develop your skills in this role.



What we ask

We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world. You should possess a good understanding and experience of repairing and supporting photo/video products. This should be supported by a good standard of secondary level of education with an excellent command of English, both verbal and written.
Due to the nature of the job role, knowledge of computer technology, applications, drivers etc is key to the success of the candidate. Competent in using Microsoft applications will enhance the role. Training is part of this job role, therefore proven experience is preparing and delivering technical training is required. This role is part of a team performing similar tasks, a team player is required along with the ability to work by oneself on tasks. To support the service partners and customers, there is a need to travel, therefore a full car driving licence is necessary.

You will need

Excellent communication skills will support the successful candidate in providing excellent customer service that Canon’s customers expect. A strong work ethic and a passion for delivering on commitments with excellent time management will ensure that you perform to the best of your ability in the role. As Canon is market leader in the photo video industry, the successful candidate must possess the skills for self-development and to keep up to date with technological developments. #LI-SNB

Further Information

Salary: £29,880 to £31,540 +5% annual OTE Bonus + company vehicle.

Location: Elstree, Hertfordshire

Closing date: 28 February 2019 - please apply as soon as possible

Hours of work – unless this is otherwise stated the working hours are core business hours, Monday to Friday, no weekends.

Key Benefits

Car allowance

25 days holiday

Company Pension Scheme

Life Cover for those in the Pension Scheme

No Agencies please


Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that’s strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company. 

Expect the Exceptional.